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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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Sims Metal hits back at class action, says group members responsible for losses
Class Actions May 13, 2019 3:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

Recycling company Sims Metal Management has responded to a shareholder class action ahead of a hearing on Tuesday, denying it breached its continuous disclosure obligations […]

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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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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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Fair Work Ombudsman ‘overreacted’ in wage case against Transpetrol, judge says
Employment March 27, 2019 9:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has told off the Fair Work Ombudsman for seeking penalties of up to $94,000 in a case alleging Norwegian shipping company Transpetrol underpaid […]

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CIMIC slugged with costs after class action trial vacated
Class Actions March 7, 2019 4:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

Global engineering firm CIMIC Group has been hit with costs after a last-minute subpoena of three new potential witnesses caused the three-week trial that was […]

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Rugby player benched over sex assault charges sues league
Employment March 6, 2019 10:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A rugby player has sued the Australian Rugby League Commission after he was barred from playing while he faces sex assault charges. St. George Illawarra […]

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