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Merlin Diamond creditors seek to shield rights over assets as liquidation looms
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-11-11 5:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

A group of unsecured creditors of ‘Diamond Joe’ Gutnik’s mining firm Merlin Diamonds has launched a NSW Supreme Court bid to preserve their rights over […]

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‘Mother’ consumers know best: IP Australia shuts down Monster Energy’s trade mark opposition
Intellectual Property 2019-11-08 11:32 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Monster Energy has lost its opposition to coffee company Vittoria Food & Beverage’s proposed ‘Mothersky’ trade mark, with a delegate of the Trade Marks Office […]

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Bail conditions set in obstruction case against former BlueScope exec
White Collar 2019-11-05 3:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

Bail conditions have been set for a former BlueScope Steel executive charged with obstructing an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission criminal cartel probe into the […]

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ACCC’s cartel case against BlueScope years in the making, court told
Cameron Moore 2019-11-01 11:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

The competition regulator has been probing alleged cartel conduct by steel giant BlueScope for a number of years, counsel for the company told a court […]

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ASIC wins appeal in Westpac ‘personal advice’ case
Appeals 2019-10-28 2:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Federal Court has handed the Australian Securities and Investments Commission a win in a high-stakes appeal over what constitutes personal advice under financial […]

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Appeals court finds ‘Diamond Joe’ Gutnick family’s $1 mining deal void
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-10-03 4:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has upheld a ruling that found two companies previously run by Joseph “Diamond Joe” Gutnik and his family were insolvent, ending a […]

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Provisional liquidators appointed to Merlin Diamonds to investigate concerns of ‘serious mismanagement’
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-09-23 8:55 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has appointed provisional liquidators to ‘Diamond Joe’ Gutnick’s mining company Merlin Diamonds, after finding evidence of “serious mismanagement” and citing an urgent need […]

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Steel giant BlueScope could face criminal charges over alleged cartel
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-09-18 10:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

Prosecutors are weighing criminal charges over alleged cartel conduct the subject of a price-fixing case by the ACCC against BlueScope Steel and former general manager […]

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Judge gives ACCC go-ahead to continue case against insolvent Jump
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-09-10 10:40 am By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has won its bid to continue proceedings against the insolvent operator of the Jump! swim school franchise and its […]

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Pitcher Partners can’t escape $5.6M judgment over concealed accounting botch job
Appeals 2019-07-23 1:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

Pitcher Partners has lost its challenge to a ruling socking it with a $5.6 million bill for an accounting error concealed from client Neville’s Bus […]

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