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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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MWL files derivative suit against Focus Financial
Financial Services March 28, 2019 10:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Majority shareholders in MWL Financial have filed a derivative suit against US-based Focus Financial Partners over a soured acquisition. The lawsuit was filed March 19 […]

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Directed Electronics wins access to seized documents in corporate theft suit
Intellectual Property March 7, 2019 9:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australian automotive electronics developer Directed Electronics OE has won access to documents seized from rivals it claims misappropriated its confidential information and infringed its copyright […]

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Judge greenlights MWL derivative suit against Focus Financial
Corporate January 7, 2019 11:42 am By Miklos Bolza

Majority shareholders in MWL Financial have won court approval to bring a derivative suit against US-based Focus Financial Partners over an acquisition gone sour. Federal […]

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Hastie liquidators offer to settle with builders over $124M in unpaid bills
Construction December 7, 2018 7:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

Hastie Group’s liquidators have offered to drop their $124 million case against two dozen major builders if the companies agree to pay an undisclosed sum […]

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Judge orders change to opt out notice after Maddens lawyer’s ‘misleading’ comments
Class Actions November 6, 2018 3:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has ordered changes be made to the opt out notice in three class actions over the 2018 St. Patrick’s Day bushfires in South […]

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Judge stays $2.6M judgment against QBE over steel mill collapse
Insurance October 18, 2018 7:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Federal Court judge has stayed a $2.6 million award against QBE Insurance (Australia) to cover losses related to the 2014 collapse of steel product […]

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QBE Insurance to pay $2.6M over collapsed steel mill
Insurance October 9, 2018 9:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

QBE Insurance (Australia) has been ordered to pay over $2.6 million in compensation to cover losses after a series of mishaps led to the collapse […]

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Hastie liquidators battle major builders over millions in unpaid bills
Restructuring & Insolvency September 14, 2018 11:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Liquidators for failed engineering services company Hastie Group have a fight on their hands over tens of millions of dollars in unpaid invoices from construction […]

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