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Melco must produce docs to Crown Resorts inquiry, appeals court says
White Collar March 12, 2020 10:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

Hong Kong-based casino group Melco Resorts must hand over documents claimed to be privileged to a NSW public inquiry into James Packer’s Crown Resorts, with […]

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Lawyers breached duty to client with ‘sharply’ conflicting interests, appeals court rules
Legal Ethics August 30, 2019 9:54 pm By Amelia Birnie

A Sydney law firm has been ordered to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in compensation and restitution for breach of its fiduciary duties, after […]

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Jailed Healthzone CEO loses ‘armchair appeal’ of fraud conviction
White Collar July 19, 2019 3:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

The jailed former CEO of defunct health food business Healthzone has lost his appeal of a criminal conviction and sentence over a conspiracy to fraudulently […]

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$6M Bank of Queensland class action settlement one claim under insurance policy, appeals court says
Insurance August 6, 2019 9:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has found insurers AIG Australia and Catlin Australia have to cover part of a $6 million settlement agreed to by Bank of […]

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Commonwealth planning High Court appeal of Navy class action revival
Appeals June 14, 2019 1:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth of Australia is preparing a special leave application to the High Court challenging a NSW Court of Appeal decision reviving a class action […]

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Class action by sailors over broken Navy training contract revived on appeal
Appeals May 31, 2019 11:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has overturned a decision dismissing a class action on behalf of enlisted Navy sailors alleging the Commonwealth of Australian breached a contract […]

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$6M class action settlement is one claim under insurance policy, Bank of Queensland says
Class Actions May 14, 2019 8:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Bank of Queensland has criticised a judgment which found the bank’s insurance policy left it on the hook for a $6 million settlement of […]

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Sanitarium, Rebel lose appeal over $1.4M promotion campaign
Contracts March 29, 2019 8:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

Cereal giant Sanitarium and retailer Rebel Sports have lost their appeal against a decision of the NSW Supreme Court staying proceedings against a UK marketing […]

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High profile barrister steps aside in Gayle defamation appeal
Defamation March 5, 2019 7:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Leading defamation barrister Bruce McClintock, SC, has stepped down from representing cricketer Chris Gayle as an appeal by three media organisations against a $326,000 payout […]

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Challenges to common fund orders to be heard together, Chief Justice says
Appeals November 8, 2018 9:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two far-reaching appeals challenging the court’s power to order all members of an open class action to pay a litigation funder will be heard together, […]

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