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ACCC puts Fairfax, Nine merger review on fast track
Competition & Consumer Protection August 16, 2018 9:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ACCC will decide by November 8 whether the proposed merger of Nine Entertainment with Fairfax Media raises competition concerns. The regulator is seeking feedback […]

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LGL Commodities CFO can’t drag accountant into liquidator’s suit
Securities August 15, 2018 8:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

The former chief financial officer of LGL Commodities has lost a bid to join the accountant for the collapsed grain trader as a co-defendant in […]

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Nationwide can bring justification defence in Geoffrey Rush defamation case
Defamation August 10, 2018 2:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

The publisher of The Daily Telegraph has won its bid to bring a defence of justification against claims by actor Geoffrey Rush that the newspaper […]

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Crown sues NSW government to protect Sydney harbour views
Real Estate August 9, 2018 2:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

Crown Resorts is taking the NSW government to court over development at central Barangaroo that threatens to block its views of Sydney Harbour Bridge and […]

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Trial delayed as Google asks Unlockd to prove it can pay
Competition & Consumer Protection August 6, 2018 11:03 am By Christine Caulfield

Unlockd says its close to finalising litigation funding to pursue its competition case against Google, but the September trial date has been pushed back as […]

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Law firms seize opportunity to shape class action reform
Class Actions August 2, 2018 11:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

The country’s biggest law firms were among the first in line to weigh in on changes to the class action regime proposed by the Australian […]

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Goodyear files appeal in trade mark fight with rival Dunlop
Intellectual Property July 31, 2018 11:02 am By Christine Caulfield

US tyre company Goodyear wants to challenge a ruling in a long-running dispute with UK-based rival Dunlop over coveted trade marks for ‘Dunlop’ and ‘Flying […]

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Ex-Kagara directors reach deal in shareholder class action
Class Actions July 27, 2018 8:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

Eight former directors of failed mining company Kagara have settled a shareholder class action alleging they misled investors and falsified the company’s accounting records, the […]

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ACCC urged to block Nine, Fairfax merger
Media July 26, 2018 8:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australia’s largest media union has called on the ACCC to block the proposed merger of Nine Entertainment and Fairfax Media, saying it’s a threat to […]

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Qantas doesn’t need approval to hire Herbert Smith Freehills, FWC says
Employment July 24, 2018 10:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Fair Work Commission has said Qantas doesn’t need its approval to hire Herbert Smith Freehills to assist it in an appeal in an unfair […]

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