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Clive Palmer takes fight over criminal cases to the High Court
Appeals 2024-02-21 10:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Mining magnate Clive Palmer has asked the High Court to hear his challenge to a court’s finding that lawsuits he brought challenging two criminal cases […]

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CBA hit with record $10M penalty for underpaying 7,400 employees
Employment 2024-02-15 11:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Commonwealth Bank of Australia and subsidiary CommSec have been hit with $10.34 million in penalties — the highest ever imposed in enforcement action by the […]

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ASIC sued by Forex liquidators looking to claw back $20M fine
Restructuring & Insolvency 2024-02-15 5:32 pm By Sam Matthews

In a case believed to be the first of its kind, the liquidators of boiler room trader Forex Capital Trading have sued ASIC, seeking to […]

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Net emissions from Mount Pleasant mega coal mine project not the point, appeals court told
Energy & Natural Resources 2024-02-12 11:59 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Federal environment minister Tanya Plibersek wrongly focused on the net effect of approving an application by MACH Energy and Whitehaven Coal to extend two mega […]

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Judge makes no bones about trashing ‘Melbourne bone and joint clinic’ trade mark
Intellectual Property 2024-02-08 1:45 pm By Sam Matthews

A Melbourne orthopaedic clinic has lost its bid to register the name ‘Melbourne bone and joint clinic’ as a trade mark, with a judge finding […]

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Clive Palmer loses second bid to shut down criminal cases
White Collar 2024-02-06 11:05 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Mining magnate Clive Palmer has lost an appeal seeking to throw out two criminal cases over a takeover bid and payments to his political party, […]

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SkyCity settles with AUSTRAC, puts aside $73M for penalty
Gaming 2024-02-01 4:57 pm By Cindy Cameronne

SkyCity has reached an agreement with AUSTRAC in proceedings alleging it allowed $4 billion in suspicious transactions, setting aside $73 million to cover penalty and […]

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Government rejects $510M settlement offer in live exports class action
Class Actions 2024-01-19 5:22 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Minister for Agriculture has rejected an offer to settle a nine-year-old class action over the government’s 2011 ban on the live export of cattle […]

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Judge rejects climate challenge to NSW logging agreement
Environment 2024-01-10 12:44 pm By Cindy Cameronne

An environmental group has lost its case alleging the federal government failed to take climate change into account when it renewed an agreement for logging […]

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ASIC can’t undo stay of disciplinary case against iSignthis auditor
Appeals 2024-01-08 11:59 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has lost its bid to pursue a disciplinary case against former Grant Thornton director Bradley Taylor over his 2018 […]

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