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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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Shell wins appeal over deductions from WA gas exploration project
Tax 2021-05-17 4:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fossil fuel giant Shell Australia has partially won a challenge to a tax office decision denying deductions claimed over an acquisition that increased the company’s […]

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Appeal dropped by disqualified exec who argued forwarded ASIC email not proper service
ASIC 2021-04-20 4:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Perth director of six companies that were wound up owing $100 million to creditors has dropped a challenge to his disqualification by ASIC, after […]

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Clough appeals tax ruling on $15M in cancellation of entitlements
Tax 2021-03-25 11:28 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Construction company Clough Limited has appealed a ruling that found it cannot claim over $15 million paid to employees for cancellation of their shares and […]

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In win for ACCC, Full Court says vulnerability not essential to proving unconscionable conduct
Appeals 2021-03-22 1:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has ruled that unconscionable conduct under the Australian Consumer Law is not confined to exploitation of vulnerable parties, in an “extremely […]

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High Court to hear Glencore shipping fee fight with Port of Newcastle
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-03-17 11:50 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court will weigh in on a dispute between the Port of Newcastle and mining giant Glencore over access charges to shipping channels used […]

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Full Court ruling clarifies cover in business interruption insurance case
Coronavirus 2020-12-21 3:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court has issued a mixed bag ruling in a business interruption insurance dispute between Suncorp subsidiary Vero Insurance and a Melbourne café […]

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Spotless on the hook for redundancy entitlements after High Court declines special leave
High Court 2020-12-11 2:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court will not hear cleaning services giant Spotless Group’s challenge to a ruling that found it must pay redundancy entitlements to a group […]

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