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ABC, Fairfax can’t revive truth defence in Chau Chak Wing defamation case
Article August 2, 2019 10:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

The ABC and Fairfax have lost their appeal seeking to revive a truth defense in a defamation case brought by Chinese businessman Dr Chau Chak […]

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Ex-MP Emma Husar reaches settlement in defamation case against Buzzfeed
Defamation July 29, 2019 11:08 am By Amelia Birnie

Former Labor MP Emma Husar has settled her defamation case against online media outlet Buzzfeed, following eight months of litigation over an article the ex-politician […]

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Adani defeats appeal in native title challenge to Queensland coal mine
Energy & Natural Resources July 12, 2019 10:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

A group of Indigenous Australians opposed to Adani’s Carmichael coal mine in Queensland has lost an appeal of a ruling dismissing a native title case […]

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Sims Metal class action funder to get no more than 25%, shareholders guaranteed at least half
Class Actions July 5, 2019 11:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Noting the “significant and beneficial reduction” in recent funding rates, the judge overseeing a shareholder class action against recycling company Sims Metal Management has signed […]

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Judges shoot down last-minute bid to amend Adani native title appeal
Appeals June 5, 2019 12:12 pm By Amelia Birnie

A group of Indigenous Australians opposed to Adani’s Carmichael coal mine in Queensland have lost an eleventh hour bid to add extra grounds to their […]

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Banknote maker CCL Secure wins dramatic cut of $65M judgment in ‘shabby fraud’ case
Appeals May 24, 2019 10:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has slashed a damages judgment against international banknote manufacturer CCL Secure in a case alleging it tricked its Nigerian agent into signing […]

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CIMIC faces bid for indemnity costs after last-minute subpoenas derailed class action trial
Class Actions May 21, 2019 4:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a shareholder class action against global engineering firm CIMIC Group has made a bid for indemnity costs, after a last-minute subpoena […]

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Lundbeck sues IP Australia, Sandoz to escape undertaking over Lexapro licence
Intellectual Property April 9, 2019 4:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

Global pharmaceutical giant Lundbeck has launched a bid to escape a prior undertaking blocking it from appealing a court’s decision that allowed four generic drug […]

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Commonwealth Bank faces whistleblower lawsuit by ex-general manager
Financial Services April 8, 2019 10:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Commonwealth Bank has been hit with a lawsuit by a former general manager who claims his retrenchment in 2013 violated the whistleblower protections under […]

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Judge slams as ‘rubbish’ legal privilege claims in CIMIC class action lawyer’s affidavit
Class Actions May 1, 2019 2:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge overseeing discovery in a class action against global engineering company CIMIC Group has called out the legal profession for an “extraordinary” new trend […]

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