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High Court awards businessman $27M over Securency ‘shabby fraud’
Appeals 2020-08-05 5:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has awarded $27 million in unpaid commissions to a Nigerian entrepreneur tricked into terminating his contract with international bank note manufacturer Securency, […]

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High Court dismisses Glencore’s bid to block ATO from eyeing Paradise Papers
Appeals 2019-08-14 10:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Coal producer Glencore International has lost its High Court appeal to keep the Australian Taxation Office from reviewing documents related to its offshore assets, which […]

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High Court upholds sacking of public servant over tweets
Employment 2019-08-07 5:13 pm By Amelia Birnie

The High Court has unanimously upheld the validity of the Australian Public Service code of conduct, after a former public servant mounted a freedom of […]

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Employees are priority creditors of insolvent trading trustees, High Court rules
Appeals 2019-06-20 9:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court of Australia has resolved a nearly 40-year old question of whether employees of a failed company established as trustee of a trading […]

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ASIC narrowly loses High Court appeal in outback book-up case
Appeals 2019-06-12 8:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has narrowly lost its High Court appeal of a ruling that found the owner of a South Australian outback […]

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High Court declines funder’s appeal of $64M Banksia settlement approval
Appeals 2019-05-24 1:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court will not review an appeals court’s decision to approve a $64 million settlement in litigation over the failure of Banksia Securities while […]

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‘Loose with the truth’ broker wins High Court challenge to ASIC ban
Appeals 2019-05-15 4:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has upheld an appeal by a mortgage broker with a history of run-ins with the law, finding that the Administrative Appeals Tribunal […]

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Viterra must pay Cargill’s costs for ‘pointless’ High Court appeal
Appeals 2018-10-09 4:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Viterra has been hit with costs for persisting with a special leave application to the High Court seeking to compel Cargill to turn over emails […]

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