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IAG appeals to High Court, says JobKeeper should offset any COVID-19 payouts
Insurance 2022-03-22 10:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

While mostly prevailing in test cases over coverage for COVID-19 business interruption claims, Insurance Australia Group has asked the High Court to weigh in on […]

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Insurers defeat appeals in COVID-19 business interruption test cases
Coronavirus 2022-02-21 5:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court challenge by a group of small businesses seeking coverage under business interruption insurance policies for losses flowing from COVID-19 restrictions has largely […]

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Insurer has second crack at dodging doctor’s class action defence costs
Insurance 2022-02-17 9:32 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Avant Insurance has challenged a Federal Court judge’s interpretation of the Insurance Contracts Act in its second attempt to avoid liability for the defence costs […]

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Shell wins more in ATO appeal over $2.3B gas exploration deduction
Tax 2022-01-27 6:00 pm By Bianca Hrovat

An appeals court has unanimously rejected the Commissioner of Taxation’s latest bid to block Shell’s $2.3 billion tax deduction for the cost of exploration activities […]

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Top judge did ‘unexplained violence’ to Star’s business interruption policy, Full Court told
Insurance 2021-11-08 9:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

In rejecting a bid by The Star Entertainment Group to recoup losses stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Court’s Chief Justice did “real and […]

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NAB faces re-trial in adverse action case by worker who committed data breach
Employment 2021-10-12 4:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former financial planner found to have engaged in a data breach at National Australia Bank will have her adverse action lawsuit against the bank […]

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Joint privilege ruling to have implications for class actions against super trustees
Expert Insights 2021-09-27 11:09 pm By Editor

An interlocutory decision in a class action against superannuation trustee Colonial First State Investments may have significant implications for how cases against super fund trustees […]

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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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