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Court finds trader was defamed by ASIC but throws out $10M lawsuit
Defamation 2021-06-30 5:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

Canadian trader Daniel Schlaepfer has suffered a loss in his $10 million defamation case against ASIC, with an appeals court tossing the lawsuit despite finding […]

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Court to hear another COVID-19 business interruption test case
Insurance 2021-02-24 10:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A group representing insurers has filed another test case over pandemic coverage in business interruption policies, following a landmark loss in a test case concerning […]

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High Court asked to hear $10B COVID-19 business interruption case
Insurance 2020-12-18 10:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Insurance Council of Australia has asked the High Court to weigh in on its case against COVID-19 related claims in business interruption policies, following […]

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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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Insurers lose COVID-19 business interruption test case
Insurance 2020-11-18 11:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Insurers will face a flood of pandemic-related claims after an appeals court ruled in a test case brought by the Insurance Council that certain infectious […]

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Law firms circle insurers over COVID-19 business interruption claims
Class Actions 2021-01-15 2:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

At least five law firms are investigating lawsuits, including class action proceedings, in the wake of a landmark test case on COVID-19 exclusions for business […]

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Clayton Utz teams up with funder ICP for business interruption insurance class action
Insurance 2021-01-18 12:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Clayton Utz and litigation funder Investor Claim Partners have joined forces to bring a class action against insurers who have denied business interruption […]

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Corporate insolvency partner scores partial win on appeal in breakup spat
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-06-25 5:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

A challenge to a judgment which found that one partner of a corporate insolvency firm “ambushed” the other to leave the business has been partially […]

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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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‘A chilling effect’: Media giants take Facebook comments case to High Court
Defamation 2020-09-11 9:12 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Media outlets facing liability for allegedly defamatory remarks left under news articles they posted on Facebook are taking their case to the High Court, after […]

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