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Is that legal? Top COVID-19 questions clients are asking lawyers
Feature March 24, 2020 9:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

As states across Australia shut down non-essential services and close borders in the battle to control the spread of the coronavirus, companies are turning to […]

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Banks defeat mid-trial request by ex-Dick Smith directors for financial reports
Class Actions March 24, 2020 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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Judge allows docs despite ‘real risk’ of prosecution for ex-Directed Electronics manager
Intellectual Property February 17, 2020 11:44 am By Miklos Bolza

A former manager of Australian electronics automotive developer Directed Electronics OE has failed to block access to certain documents in a corporate theft case, despite […]

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Sydney financial advisor hit with $14.5M class action by Chinese investors
Class Actions January 28, 2020 4:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney-based financial advisory firm has been hit with a class action by a group of Chinese investors over a property investment and visa scheme […]

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Multiplex wants Hastie liquidators to pay up for betting on set-off limitation
Restructuring & Insolvency November 15, 2019 10:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

Multiplex is calling for the liquidators of collapsed engineering services group Hastie to pay its costs, and pay now, for pursuing an action to recover […]

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Full Federal Court rejects US exception to privilege against self incrimination
Appeals November 5, 2019 3:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The sole director and shareholder of OE Solutions can challenge a ruling ordering him to hand over seized documents to Australian automotive electronics developer Directed […]

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Judge slams ‘shopping list’ of issues in case against Hall Chadwick partners
Restructuring & Insolvency December 5, 2019 9:07 pm By Hannah Gee

What started out as a directions hearing Wednesday to set a date for trial in a case against a group of Hall Chadwick partners brought […]

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Shine Lawyers avoids being dragged into negligence lawsuit
Legal Ethics November 15, 2019 4:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

A bid to join Shine Lawyers and barrister David Turner to a negligence suit against an Australian law firm retained to assist with a $630,000 […]

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Judge scolds Mills Oakley for ‘regrettable’ arrangement with debt management company
Business of Law June 19, 2019 8:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has partly sided with a former Mills Oakley client in his challenge to a costs ruling in a saga over $25,000 in unpaid […]

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Global textiles giant Simba can peek at IFOTA’s books, judge says
Securities July 2, 2019 3:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Clothing manufacturer IFOTA has been ordered to open its books to shareholder Simba after it raised concerns about IFOTA’s management and financial position. Fifteen per […]

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