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Judge finds Spain not immune from enforcement of $375M arbitration awards
Arbitration 2021-02-02 5:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has granted a limited appeal in the Kingdom of Spain’s challenge to a judgment enforcing a $375 million arbitration award over […]

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ATO can’t toss lawsuit by Melbourne migration lawyer who fled to Romania
Tax 2021-01-21 3:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Commissioner of Taxation has failed in his bid to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a bankrupt migration lawyer who fled to Romania and owes […]

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Judge remains concerned about conflict of interest in PWC privilege battle with tax office
Tax 2020-12-18 10:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Assurances that PwC can be a defendant in a privilege fight with the ATO while representing three other defendants in the proceedings and avoid a […]

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BHP appeals ruling allowing foreign group members in shareholder class action
Appeals 2020-12-14 4:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

BHP Group Ltd has appealed a ruling allowing foreign group members to be part of a shareholder class action against the mining giant over the […]

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PwC’s client urged to get separate lawyers in tax office stoush over legal privilege
Tax 2020-12-07 4:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

A court battle between the Australian Taxation Office and PricewaterhouseCoopers over the scope of legal professional privilege claimed by one of its major clients, meat […]

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AMP to tell advisers exiting BOLR program about class action
Class Actions 2020-12-04 12:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The parties in a class action against AMP over changes to its buyer of last resort policy have agreed to a communications protocol making settlement […]

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BHP can’t shut out foreign group members from class action
Energy & Natural Resources 2020-11-27 10:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

Mining giant BHP has lost a fight to keep foreign group members out of a shareholder class action over the Fundao dam failure in Brazil […]

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AMP clashes with BOLR class action over releases for financial advisers
Financial Services 2020-11-24 6:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyers behind a class action against AMP over changes to its buyer of last resort policy have told a court the parties can’t agree on […]

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EnergyAustralia must pay $1.5M for disconnecting vulnerable customers
Energy & Natural Resources 2020-11-18 6:59 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

EnergyAustralia will cough up $1.5 million in penalties for wrongfully disconnecting eight customers facing serious financial hardship. In his judgment Wednesday, Federal Court Justice Mark […]

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ATO loses landmark case over GST gold scam
Tax 2020-11-17 7:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Taxation Office has been blocked from indirectly recouping GST lost in a major tax scam by allegedly crooked gold traders with the Full […]

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