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Liquidators say Arrium directors should have known about ‘liquidity crisis’ sooner
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-02-15 3:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

The directors of steel giant Arrium, which collapsed owing $4 billion in debts, should have known earlier that the company was in a “liquidity crisis” […]

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Judge ‘tempted’ to allow Arrium liquidator to give expert evidence at trial
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-02-11 3:29 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has indicated that he will allow Arrium Group’s liquidator to give expert evidence at an upcoming trial in proceedings against the steel giant’s […]

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Judge won’t allow new claims against Herbert Smith Freehills over Arrium Group collapse
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-02-03 4:11 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has refused a bid to bring claims against law firm Herbert Smith Freehills in one of three lawsuits that will soon head to […]

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$25M settlement reached in Dick Smith class actions
Class Actions 2021-01-22 11:50 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A $25 million settlement has been reached in three long-running shareholder class actions over the collapse of electronics retailer Dick Smith, under which the funders […]

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Apple to seek stay of Epic Games competition lawsuit
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-12-08 11:16 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Apple wants to stay a competition lawsuit brought by video game developer Epic Games in Australia, claiming a clause in its developer contract requires any […]

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Epic Games takes competition battle with Apple to Australia
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-11-17 11:12 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Epic Games, maker of the popular Fortnite game, has taken its courtroom battle with Apple to Australia, hitting the tech giant with a lawsuit for […]

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Ernst & Young can’t rely on privilege against self-incrimination in LM Investment lawsuit
Financial Services 2020-10-22 9:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found that auditor Ernst & Young cannot rely on the privilege against self-incrimination in a lawsuit brought over its audits of failed […]

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Glencore wins appeal in shipping fee fight with Port of Newcastle
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-08-27 9:41 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Mining giant Glencore has won its appeal over access charges to Port of Newcastle shipping channels used to export coal from the Hunter Valley. In […]

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Banks defeat mid-trial request by ex-Dick Smith directors for financial reports
Class Actions 2020-03-24 5:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

National Australia Bank and HSBC, which are suing the liquidators of collapsed retailer Dick Smith to recoup over $125 million in loans, have successfully fought […]

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Litigating in the age of coronavirus: The Dick Smith trial goes virtual
Trials 2020-03-20 7:15 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

When you think of high-stakes commercial litigation, a courtroom packed with a small army of barristers and solicitors, sharp cross-talk, and a hailstorm of complex […]

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