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Rabbi loses appeal in defamation case over Royal Commission comments on child sex abuse
Appeals 2020-10-26 10:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Sydney rabbi who told the Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse that he did not know touching a child’s genitals was a crime has […]

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HR company loses fight with tax office after paying debt with wrong EFT number
Tax 2020-10-06 9:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

The director of a defunct HR company has lost his bid to avoid paying a $384,000 tax bill after hundreds of thousands of dollars were […]

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Judge calls for legislative reforms as appeals court transfers Uber class action
Class Actions 2020-09-08 11:34 am By Alison Eveleigh

An appeals court has dealt with complex jurisdiction and limitations issues in transferring one of three class actions against ride sharing giant Uber to another […]

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Arrium liquidators win fight over examination of director for potential class action
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-07-30 4:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

Liquidators for collapsed steel and mining giant Arrium have successfully appealed a court ruling permitting the examination of a former director for a possible shareholder […]

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Court tosses appeal over botched $1.4B Babcock & Brown acquisition
Corporate 2020-06-29 9:27 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A private investment fund has failed again in its bid for damages from collapsed global advisory firm Babcock & Brown over a botched $1.4B acquisition […]

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Court won’t freeze AMP class action amid High Court appeal
Appeals 2020-05-08 5:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has declined to put a Maurice Blackburn-led class action against AMP on hold while the High Court decides whether to overturn a ruling […]

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Landmark ruling nixing class closure orders likely to reach High Court
Analysis 2020-04-23 9:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

A ruling Wednesday that struck down class closure orders — a device used by judges in class actions for the past two decades — has […]

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Courts don’t have power to make class closure orders, appeals court says
Class Actions 2020-04-22 6:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has overturned a ruling ordering class closure in seven representative proceedings against car makers over defective Takata airbags, finding courts do not […]

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HWL Ebsworth must pay indemnity costs in ex-partner spat after ‘unreasonable’ rejection of compromise
Business of Law 2020-03-19 2:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

HWL Ebsworth is on the hook for the legal costs of an unfair dismissal case won by ex-partner Tim Griffiths, and the law firm must […]

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Melco must produce docs to Crown Resorts inquiry, appeals court says
White Collar 2020-03-12 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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