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Geoffrey Rush briefs new top silk to fight Nationwide defamation appeal
Defamation July 15, 2019 11:28 am By Amelia Birnie

Actor Geoffrey Rush is pulling out all the stops in his bid to uphold his record $2.9 million defamation judgment against Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide […]

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Judge slammed by Full Federal Court for ‘egregious departure’ from role
Appeals July 8, 2019 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court has ordered a retrial in a landmark Fair Work Ombudsman case that saw the owner of a Cairns tour company sentenced […]

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ACCC loses case against Woolworths over ‘eco’ plate claims
Competition & Consumer Protection July 5, 2019 9:28 pm By Amelia Birnie

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has lost a consumer case against Woolworths, with the Federal Court finding the supermarket giant’s  environmental claims for its […]

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ACCC appeals loss in case over Pacific National, Aurizon terminal deal
Competition & Consumer Protection June 27, 2019 9:58 am By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is appealing the dismissal of its case over Pactific National’s purchase of Aurizon’s Acacia Ridge Terminal in Queensland, challenging […]

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ACCC too late to alter Pacific National undertaking, judge says
Competition & Consumer Protection June 12, 2019 11:32 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has come up short again in its challenge to Pacific National’s $205 million acquisition of competitor Aurizon’s Queensland freight […]

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Bayer faces appeals of IP Australia rulings on antiseptic patent
Intellectual Property June 4, 2019 3:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

Veterinary pharmaceutical companies Norbrook Laboratories and Merial have launched twin appeals of two IP Australia decisions allowing Bayer to amend a proposed patent for a […]

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Nationwide appeal of Geoffrey Rush defamation win will argue Rebel Wilson case was ‘plainly wrong’
Defamation May 27, 2019 5:08 pm By Amelia Birnie

Nationwide News’ appeal of actor Geoffrey Rush’s record $2.9 million defamation win will argue the aggravated damages finding in actress Rebel Wilson’s defamation case against […]

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Geoffrey Rush awarded $2.9 million in defamation case
Defamation May 23, 2019 9:38 pm By Amelia Birnie

Actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded almost $2.9 million in damages following his successful defamation case against Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide News, as the court […]

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Lecturer sacked over swastika drops political opinion claim against University of Sydney
Employment May 17, 2019 8:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former political economy lecturer who was fired from the University of Sydney for a seminar slide that imposed the Nazi swastika on the Israeli […]

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Pacific National’s undertaking better for rail competition, says judge in tossing ACCC case
Competition & Consumer Protection May 16, 2019 11:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

Potential new entrants to a major freight terminal in Queensland will be “better protected” by a last-minute promise by the terminal’s hopeful owner, Pacific National, […]

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