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HWL Ebsworth must pay indemnity costs in ex-partner spat after ‘unreasonable’ rejection of compromise
Business of Law 2020-03-19 2:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

HWL Ebsworth is on the hook for the legal costs of an unfair dismissal case won by ex-partner Tim Griffiths, and the law firm must […]

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Settlement reached in sexual harassment case against ‘Underbelly’ actor
Employment 2020-03-16 8:39 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit against ‘Underbelly’ actor Damien Walshe-Howling alleging he sexually harassed an extra on the set of Channel Ten’s ‘Bikie […]

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Full Court says HWL Ebsworth lawyer was not sacked for political views
Employment 2020-03-13 2:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has thrown out an appeal by a former special counsel of HWL Ebsworth, ruling the senior practitioner was reasonably fired for […]

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Coronavirus could threaten jury trial in Country Care cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-03-13 12:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has acknowledged concerns raised by the accused in a criminal cartel case against mobility equipment provider Country Care and two employees […]

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Country Care fails in appeal of jury directions ruling in criminal cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-03-06 4:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

Country Care and two employees have lost an appeal of a first-of-its kind Federal Court ruling on jury directions in a criminal cartel case against […]

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Icon can’t block Opal Tower developer from calling on $3.9M guarantee
Construction 2020-03-05 4:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

The builder behind the ill-fated Opal Tower has lost its opposition in the NSW Supreme Court to a $3.9 million guarantee requested by the property’s […]

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ASX admits telling ISignthis it would consult with ASIC before lifting suspension
Securities 2020-03-02 9:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Stock Exchange has denied claims by ISignthis that it suspended the fintech company’s shares without warning and at the direction of ASIC, but […]

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Liquidators want $6M from directors of failed Gold Coast asset manager
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-02-17 9:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two former directors of defunct Gold Coast asset manager Avestra are facing a lawsuit from the company’s liquidators seeking to recover $6 million in alleged […]

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ASIC wins case over options trader’s ‘deliberate deception’
Financial Services 2020-02-05 4:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC has chalked up a victory in a long-running case against a Marshall Islands-based binary options trader, with a judge finding the trader engaged in […]

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ISignthis may face shareholder class action over profit downgrade
Class Actions 2020-01-29 1:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Melbourne-based fintech ISignthis and its directors are facing a possible shareholder class action over a December profit downgrade. On December 9, ISignthis revised its FY […]

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