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‘Tabloid crusade’: Judges toss Daily Telegraph’s appeal in Geoffrey Rush defamation case
Appeals July 2, 2020 9:37 am By Alison Eveleigh

Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide News has failed in its appeal of a judgment that found it defamed Geoffrey Rush in articles that accused the Oscar-winning […]

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Opal Tower apartment owners file lawsuit against NSW Government
Construction June 29, 2020 11:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Owners of units in Sydney’s Opal Tower have filed a lawsuit against the NSW Government and builder Icon after allegedly discovering more than 500 additional […]

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Judge won’t re-open Love Is In The Air case to hear argument ‘overlooked’ the first time
Intellectual Property June 25, 2020 4:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing a copyright infringement lawsuit against an electronic music duo and Air France over the 1977 disco hit ‘Love Is In The Air’ […]

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ISignthis seeks $27M in damages from ASX
Article June 23, 2020 10:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

ISignthis is ramping up its battle against the ASX, seeking court approval to amend its lawsuit against the exchange to seek more than $27 million […]

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Binary options trader hit with $1.8M penalty for ‘systemic’ exploitation
Financial Services June 18, 2020 4:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Marshall Islands-based binary options trader has been hit with a $1.8 million penalty after a judge found it engaged in the “deliberate deception of […]

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ACCC seeks contempt finding against ex-Empower Institute lawyer
Legal Ethics June 15, 2020 11:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is seeking a contempt finding against a former solicitor for defunct vocational trainer Empower Institute over alleged billing practices. […]

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Judge appoints receiver, not liquidator to hotel to avoid COVID-19 misunderstanding
Restructuring & Insolvency June 12, 2020 12:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

To avoid a creditor panic in the midst of the COVID-19 health crisis, the NSW Supreme Court has appointed a receiver instead of a liquidator […]

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Employsure files lawsuit seeking docs ahead of ACCC trial
Competition & Consumer Protection June 11, 2020 12:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

Employsure has made an eleventh hour courtroom bid to access documents held by the Fair Work Ombudsman, just days before trial is due to commence […]

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ASIC can’t avoid trial in defamation lawsuit by Queensland mortgage firm
Defamation June 9, 2020 9:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission will have to face trial in a defamation lawsuit brought by a Queensland building and mortgage company over two […]

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‘More extraordinary by the moment’: Reckitt slams AFT bid to reopen Maxigesic case
Competition & Consumer Protection June 3, 2020 3:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

AFT Pharmaceuticals is seeking to reopen a lawsuit against Reckitt Benckiser over ads for its painkiller Maxigesic after judgment was delivered in the matter, claiming […]

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