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Geoffrey Rush wins defamation case against Daily Telegraph publisher
Defamation April 11, 2019 3:12 pm By Christine Caulfield

Actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded at least $850,000 in damages after taking Nationwide News to court alleging it defamed him by tainting him as […]

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Judgment looms in Geoffrey Rush defamation case
Defamation April 1, 2019 10:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Judgment is expected next week in the closely watched defamation suit brought by actor Geoffrey Rush against Nationwide News, with the ruling¬†expected to generate considerable […]

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Fairfax wants to use DOJ docs to bolster defence in Chau Chau Wing defamation case
Defamation March 21, 2019 10:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fairfax Media will seek to use documents provided by the US Department of Justice to amend its defence in a defamation case brought by wealthy […]

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Prosecutors aim at ‘significant reduction’ in charges in Country Care cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection March 19, 2019 2:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth Department of Public Prosecutions has told the Federal Court it will “very significantly” reduce the number of criminal charges laid against mobility equipment […]

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Chau Chak Wing wins $280,000 in defamation case against Sydney Morning Herald
Defamation February 22, 2019 11:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

Wealthy Chinese-Australian businessman Chau Chak Wing has won $280,000 in damages in his defamation case against the Sydney Morning Herald over an article he said […]

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Unilever’s case over Nivea deodorant stinks, judge finds
Competition & Consumer Protection January 4, 2019 12:08 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Unilever’s allegations that consumer goods competitor Beiersdorf made misleading claims about its Nivea clinical strength deodorant products don’t pass the smell test, a judge has […]

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Judge sidesteps recusal bid in Norton Rose spat with ex-partner
Employment December 13, 2018 10:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge facing calls to recuse himself from a dispute between law firm Norton Rose Fulbright and a dismissed employment partner has avoided hearing the […]

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CFMMEU admits to Fair Work breaches in strike against Boral subsidiary
Employment January 22, 2019 9:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union has admitted to contravening the Fair Work Act by taking industrial action against a subsidiary of building […]

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Ashley Services settles shareholder class action over $67M loss
Class Actions January 4, 2019 11:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

A multi-million dollar settlement has been reached in a shareholder class action against private training company Ashley Services over its $67 million tumble two years […]

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Geoffrey Rush accuser tells court she felt ‘trapped’ on stage
Defamation October 30, 2018 4:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

Geoffrey Rush’s co-star Eryn Jean Norvill took the stand Tuesday in the actor’s defamation case against Nationwide News, telling a court she felt “panicked” and […]

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