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Last minute bid to protect national security delays Ben Robert-Smith defamation case
Defamation May 27, 2020 8:03 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A last-minute bid by the Federal Attorney-General to protect national security information has delayed an interlocutory hearing in war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation lawsuit, potentially […]

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BP loses appeal of Hitler parody video ruling
Employment May 22, 2020 6:43 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The Full Federal Court has dismissed BP’s appeal of a ruling by the Fair Work Commission that reinstated a worker who was fired for sharing […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith says vindication only possible in open court
Defamation May 14, 2020 8:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

War veteran Ben Roberts-Smith  has told a judge hearing defamation proceedings against several media companies over articles accusing him of war crimes that he can […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith defamation trial vacated over coronavirus, national security concerns
Defamation May 8, 2020 10:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

The six-week trial in four defamation cases brought by war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith has been pushed off because of restrictions on in-person hearings and the […]

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Juno halts planned sale of Velcade generic in settlement with Millennium, US
Intellectual Property March 24, 2020 11:08 am By Christine Caulfield

Generic drug maker Juno Pharmaceuticals has agreed to stopped planned sales of its cheap version of Millennium Pharmaceuticals anti-cancer medication Velcade in Australia as part […]

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Appeals court rejects Fairfax challenge to defamation ruling for Chau Chak Wing
Defamation March 19, 2020 10:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

Fairfax Media has failed in its appeal of a judgment that found the publisher defamed Chinese-Australian businessman Dr Chau Chak Wing in a Sydney Morning […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith loses bid for journalists’ sources in defamation case
Defamation January 7, 2020 11:09 am By Miklos Bolza

War veteran Ben Roberts-Smith has been denied access to evidence revealing the identity of confidential sources that leaked information concerning alleged war crimes in Afghanistan […]

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Bankruptcy trustee can rip up agreement giving litigation funder 85%
Restructuring & Insolvency January 9, 2020 2:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has allowed a bankruptcy trustee to drop an “extremely disadvantageous” litigation funding agreement, which provided the funder with an 85 per cent commission, […]

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Ex-Norton Rose partner can’t block King & Wood Mallesons from acting for former firm
Appeals January 7, 2020 10:17 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A former Norton Rose Fulbright partner has lost his bid to block King & Wood Mallesons and two barristers from representing the law firm in […]

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Juno, Millennium settle patent dispute over cancer drug Velcade
Intellectual Property September 30, 2019 11:56 am By Miklos Bolza

Generic drug maker Juno Pharmaceuticals and US-based Millennium Pharmaceuticals have reached an in-principle settlement in their trans-Pacific dispute over two patents covering breakthrough anti-cancer medication […]

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