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High Court tosses appeal of sacked climate-skeptic professor
High Court 2021-10-13 7:09 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The High Court has thrown out sacked climate skeptic professor Peter Ridd’s appeal of his dismissal by James Cook University, finding protection of intellectual freedom […]

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Griffin Coal told to pay Carna Group liquidators $5M for contract breach
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-10-12 6:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

Struggling mining firm Griffin Coal has been ordered to pay $5.1 million to liquidators of a collapsed mining services company after a judge found it […]

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Insurers largely prevail in second COVID-19 test case
Insurance 2021-10-08 5:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Insurers have largely succeeded in challenging COVID-19 business interruption claims by a group of small businesses, in an important second test case that could save […]

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Ex-Dick Smith CFO to appeal $43M victory for NAB
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-10-07 6:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Dick Smith’s former CFO will appeal a $43 million judgment in favour of National Australia Bank over his role in the retailer’s collapse. In a […]

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a2 Milk settles trade mark spat with Open Country
Intellectual Property 2021-09-28 2:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

The a2 Milk Company has reached a settlement in its fight against New Zealand-based Open Country’s trade mark containing the jealously guarded ‘a2’, with the […]

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Car makers to pay $52M to settle Takata airbags class actions
Class Actions 2021-09-15 3:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Six of the world’s largest car makers have agreed to pay $52 million to settle class actions accusing them of selling cars with deadly Takata […]

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Ex-Rentokil employee’s assets frozen over alleged $3.2M invoice fraud
Employment 2021-09-15 11:47 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Pest control company Rentokil has won an urgent bid to freeze its former supply manager’s assets after he allegedly stole $3.2 million from the company […]

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Hancock Prospecting loses bid for expanded trial in Rinehart family feud
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-09-13 3:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

Gina Rinehart’s Hancock Prospecting has failed to persuade a court to hold an expanded separate trial on the alleged wrongdoing of the mining magnate in […]

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VW class action applicant slugged with indemnity costs
Class Actions 2021-09-08 2:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a class action against Volkswagen over defective Takata airbags has been hit with indemnity costs for his failed case after a […]

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CBA unit faces penalty for misleading superannuation members
Financial Services 2021-09-08 2:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Commonwealth Bank of Australia unit Colonial First State Investments is facing penalties after the Federal Court found it misled its customers about their rights and […]

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