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Full Court slams judge’s reasons as ‘disordered stream of consciousness’
Employment 2021-09-07 6:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has issued a severe rebuke to a judge for his decision in an employment dispute, calling the judgment a “disordered stream […]

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Shareholders fail to prove loss from Babcock & Brown disclosure breaches
Financial Services 2021-09-06 11:49 am By Christine Caulfield

Shareholders of the collapsed Babcock & Brown have failed in their challenge to a ruling tossing their cases for damages for disclosure breaches during the […]

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ATO wins appeal in Crown Resorts battle over GST on high roller junkets
Tax 2021-08-20 10:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Court has thrown out a victory by Crown Resorts in a $100 million dispute over GST assessments on commissions and rebates paid to […]

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CBA class action applicant can’t share in group members’ privilege, court finds
Class Actions 2021-07-27 6:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a class action against CBA does not have the right to view fund management documents relevant to the case despite representing […]

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Litigation funder sued for failing to register Queensland energy class action under new rules
Class Actions 2021-06-28 4:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Energy generator Stanwell has filed a lawsuit seeking to shut down the funding for a class action brought on behalf of 50,000 customers accusing it […]

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ATO challenges Shell victory over $2.2B deduction for WA gas exploration project
Appeals 2021-06-24 10:00 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The ATO is challenging a judge’s decision to allow oil giant Shell Australia $2.2 billion in deductions for the cost of certain exploration activities conducted […]

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In victory for ACCC, Full Court tosses Geowash execs’ ‘ill-founded’ appeal
Appeals 2021-06-23 11:49 am By Miklos Bolza

Two executives of failed car washing franchise Geowash have failed in their attempt to overturn a $2.7 million penalty for overcharging and misleading franchisees, with […]

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Lex Greensill to pay tax on $58 million in gains after losing appeal
Tax 2021-06-11 5:03 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Lex Greensill will need to pay tax on $58 million in capital gains, after losing a challenge to a tax assessment which included non-Australian gains […]

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Court to hear challenge to unions funding class action against UGL
Class Actions 2021-06-03 12:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Engineering giant UGL will file proceedings against two unions seeking to block them from funding an underpayments class action on behalf of casual workers, with […]

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Freedom Foods loses second bid to have $20M Blue Diamond feud heard in Australia
Arbitration 2021-05-28 11:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

Freedom Foods’ dispute with Blue Diamond Growers over an almond licensing deal will be heard by an arbitrator in California after an appeals court rejected […]

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