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Fairfax settles defamation lawsuit by former Toll chair Roy Horsburgh
Fairfax Media 2020-12-18 1:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fairfax Media has issued an apology and settled a lawsuit by former Toll Group chairman Ray Horsburgh over an Australian Financial Review article that allegedly […]

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ABC hit with lawsuit for requiring make-up artist to wear a mask
Coronavirus 2020-12-16 5:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

A make-up artist has launched a Fair Work case against the ABC alleging she lost her shifts after refusing to wear a mask in the […]

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ASIC won’t challenge loss in Tennis Australia case, but more claims may be coming
Sports 2020-12-09 9:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC will not appeal a Federal Court decision tossing the majority of its case against former Tennis Australia director Harold Mitchell and accusing the regulator […]

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Government to introduce legislation requiring Google, Facebook to pay for news
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-12-08 10:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Federal government will introduce legislation on Wednesday that will require Google and Facebook to pay news publishers to exploit their content and give them […]

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High Court to hear challenge to ruling over ‘defamatory’ Facebook comments
High Court 2020-12-08 10:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Three media companies have been granted special leave by the High Court to challenge a finding that they could be held liable for allegedly defamatory […]

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Elaine Stead is ‘cretinously stupid’, AFR columnist tells court
Defamation 2020-12-07 10:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The columnist behind two allegedly defamatory Australian Financial Review articles has told the court that he believed former Blue Sky managing director Dr Elaine Stead […]

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Fairfax looks to pare Elaine Stead’s defamation case mid-trial
Defamation 2020-12-04 7:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

Nine-owned Fairfax has denied that two Australian Financial Review articles implied that venture capitalist Dr Elaine Stead “deliberately” destroyed capital, as it seeks to significantly […]

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Elaine Stead says ‘terrible investor’ label worse than being called a fraud
Defamation 2020-12-03 11:15 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Being called a fraud is not as bad as being labelled a “terrible investor”, venture capitalist Dr Elaine Stead has said during trial in her […]

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Elaine Stead says AFR articles were ‘death knell’ for her career
Defamation 2020-12-02 10:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Venture capitalist Dr Elaine Stead has taken the stand in a high-profile defamation case against the Nine-owned Fairfax, saying that she felt “shame, embarrassment, humiliation […]

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Elaine Stead accuses AFR ‘gossip monger’ of misogynist attack as defamation trial kicks off
Defamation 2020-12-01 4:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Blue Sky Capital venture capitalist Dr Elaine Stead is seeking over $671,000 in damages from the publisher of the Australian Financial Review over two […]

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