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Maurice Blackburn denies infringing State Street IP with Fearless Girl replica
Intellectual Property June 12, 2019 1:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn has hit back at a lawsuit by State Street Global Advisors over the law firm’s use of a replica of its Fearless Girl […]

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IOOF execs slam APRA for last-minute discovery as trial looms
Financial Services June 6, 2019 7:47 pm By Amelia Birnie

Former executives of wealth manager IOOF facing disqualification proceedings by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority have criticised the prudential regulator for a late and extensive […]

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‘Diamond Joe’ Gutnick’s company ordered to pay debts or face winding up
Restructuring & Insolvency May 31, 2019 3:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has ordered a phosphate mining company owned by mining magnate Joseph Gutnik to pay back more than $225,000 owed to the Queensland […]

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State Street reaches settlement with super fund in Fearless Girl trade mark spat
Intellectual Property May 30, 2019 1:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

US asset management firm State Street has dropped its trade mark case against superannuation fund HESTA over its Fearless Girl statue, after HESTA agreed to […]

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High Court declines funder’s appeal of $64M Banksia settlement approval
Appeals May 24, 2019 1:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court will not review an appeals court’s decision to approve a $64 million settlement in litigation over the failure of Banksia Securities while […]

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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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Judge finds real risk of ASIC case against former IOOF exec
Financial Services May 20, 2019 9:05 pm By Amelia Birnie

Former IOOF chairman George Venardos will be allowed to object to incriminating evidence and discovery in proceedings brought by APRA, after a court found there […]

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MACH Energy attacks former director’s ‘inconsistent’ pleadings in $20M lawsuit
Employment May 16, 2019 4:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

Mining firm MACH Energy may move to strike out “inconsistent” pleadings in a $20 million lawsuit brought by its former managing director, Scott Winter, whose […]

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Ex-Babcock & Brown execs dodge case over botched $1.4B acquisition
Corporate May 14, 2019 10:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

A court has dismissed a long-running case against defunct Babcock & Brown executives by a private investment fund over a botched $1.4B acquisition of the […]

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APRA ordered to hand over ASIC chats about IOOF exec
Financial Services May 14, 2019 9:06 pm By Amelia Birnie

APRA has been ordered to hand over all of its correspondence with fellow regulator ASIC relating to former IOOF chairman George Venardos, as he prepares […]

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