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Reckitt wants answers from AFT about Maxigesic ads
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-11-22 8:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser is seeking more information after advertisements for rival AFT Pharmaceuticals’ Maxigesic painkiller were found in-store and online despite the court […]

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Axed HWL special counsel says he was entitled to continued work
Employment 2018-11-16 10:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A special counsel that was sacked from HWL Ebsworth after writing an article that was critical of the government’s treatment of veterans, is seeking to […]

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AFT Pharma ordered to pull misleading Maxigesic ads
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-11-09 8:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

AFT Pharmaceuticals has been ordered to pull advertisements for its painkiller Maxigesic after the Federal Court ruled in favour of rival Reckitt Benckiser, finding the […]

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Judge can’t see ‘sinister pattern’ in Geoffrey Rush’s behaviour
Defamation 2018-11-07 10:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing Geoffrey Rush’s defamation trial interjected in Nationwide News’ closing submissions on Wednesday, expressing doubt about the publisher’s interpretation of evidence — including […]

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Daily Telegraph can’t call ‘Witness X’ at Geoffrey Rush trial
Defamation 2018-11-06 3:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide News has lost a bid to amend its defence in Geoffrey Rush’s defamation case to include evidence from an unnamed […]

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Second judge steps down ahead of Queensland Nickel trial
Restructuring & Insolvency 2018-11-05 11:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Billionaire Clive Palmer has succeeded in knocking a second judge off a case brought against him by the liquidators of failed Queensland Nickel, after arguing […]

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Citing ‘irreparable harm’ Rush tries to keep Nationwide amendments under wraps
Defamation 2018-10-31 8:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

Actor Geoffrey Rush is seeking to suppress an amended defence by Nationwide News, arguing that if they’re made public the amendments could cause him “irreparable […]

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Clive Palmer wants second judge out in Queensland Nickel case
Restructuring & Insolvency 2018-10-30 11:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

A month after successfully arguing for the recusal of a state Supreme Court justice from an upcoming trial over the collapse of Queensland Nickel, Clive […]

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Geoffrey Rush accuser tells court she felt ‘trapped’ on stage
Defamation 2018-10-30 4:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

Geoffrey Rush’s co-star Eryn Jean Norvill took the stand Tuesday in the actor’s defamation case against Nationwide News, telling a court she felt “panicked” and […]

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Expert reports by Geoffrey Rush’s buddies should be inadmissible, Nationwide says
Defamation 2018-10-26 11:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

Nationwide News says two expert reports written by a friend and agent of actor Geoffrey Rush should be thrown out because the two are advocates […]

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