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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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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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Mark Latham faces $100,000 bill after settling defamation case
Defamation November 26, 2018 9:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former MP Mark Latham has agreed to settle a defamation case brought against him by the political editor of pop culture site Junkee, and he […]

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Judge can’t see ‘sinister pattern’ in Geoffrey Rush’s behaviour
Defamation November 7, 2018 10:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing Geoffrey Rush’s defamation trial interjected in Nationwide News’ closing submissions on Wednesday, expressing doubt about the publisher’s interpretation of evidence — including […]

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Daily Telegraph can’t call ‘Witness X’ at Geoffrey Rush trial
Defamation November 6, 2018 3:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide News has lost a bid to amend its defence in Geoffrey Rush’s defamation case to include evidence from an unnamed […]

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Ex-Norton Rose partner asks judge to recuse himself from spat with firm
Employment November 5, 2018 8:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Federal Court judge has been asked to recuse himself from a legal dispute between Norton Rose Fulbright and a former employment partner who was […]

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Ashley Services class action sent back to mediation for settlement talks
Class Actions November 1, 2018 7:51 pm By Christine Caulfield

Private education provider Ashley Services may be close to settling a shareholder class action, according to a court order sending the parties in the case […]

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Citing ‘irreparable harm’ Rush tries to keep Nationwide amendments under wraps
Defamation October 31, 2018 8:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

Actor Geoffrey Rush is seeking to suppress an amended defence by Nationwide News, arguing that if they’re made public the amendments could cause him “irreparable […]

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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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