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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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ASIC won’t appeal Westpac responsible lending case to High Court
Financial Services 2020-07-22 2:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

ASIC has dropped its fight with Westpac over the bank’s financial assessment of home loan borrowers following political pressure, citing the “challenging economic circumstances”. The […]

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Ex-Storm Financial directors lose appeal, Full Court finds they breached their duties
Financial Services 2020-03-27 10:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

The former directors of defunct financial advisory firm Storm Financial have failed in their appeal of a ruling that found they breached their duties to […]

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High Court finds Connective Services broke the law with share transfer litigation
Appeals 2019-10-09 8:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has shut down a lawsuit by mortgage aggregator Connective Services over the transfer of one third of the company’s shares after finding […]

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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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Viagogo ordered to hand over slew of financial docs ahead of penalty hearing
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-08-08 3:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has won its bid for a year’s worth of financial statements from Viagogo, after successfully arguing the online ticket […]

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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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