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Ex-CEO accuses Radio Rentals of withholding documents crucial to class action defence
Class Actions June 6, 2019 6:13 pm By Amelia Birnie

The former CEO of Radio Rentals, who has been dragged into a class action against the company, claims he can’t properly defend himself because his […]

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$6M class action settlement is one claim under insurance policy, Bank of Queensland says
Class Actions May 14, 2019 8:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Bank of Queensland has criticised a judgment which found the bank’s insurance policy left it on the hook for a $6 million settlement of […]

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Judge won’t kill claim that court can wind up foreign company with no Aussie biz
Restructuring & Insolvency April 29, 2019 9:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has refused to summarily dismiss a claim that the Federal Court has inherent power to order the winding up of a foreign company […]

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Building cop gets lumped with more costs for ‘Cup of Tea’ case against CFMMEU
Employment March 5, 2019 2:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Building and Construction Commission has been served another costs order after losing a case it brought against a pair of CFMMEU officials who […]

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Foxtel, Optus contractor faces possible class action over ‘sham’ contracts with technicians
Employment February 21, 2019 8:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Foxtel and Optus contractor BSA may be hit with a class action on behalf of telecommunications technicians allegedly engaged as independent contractors so the company […]

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Employment partner loses appeal over ‘offensive’ letters to Lander & Rogers lawyer
Business of Law February 13, 2019 10:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has reinstated charges of unsatisfactory professional conduct against the principal of a leading employment law firm, after the lawyer called opposing counsel […]

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Coles manager who harassed staff with Facebook friend requests not unfairly fired, FWC says
Employment February 6, 2019 11:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Coles manager who sexually harassed and bullied young female employees by touching them and asking them to friend him on Facebook was fired by […]

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Class members get nothing in $2.6M bushfire class action settlement
Class Actions November 13, 2018 3:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A court has signed off on a $2.6 million settlement in a class action against Endeavour Energy and two other companies over the 2013 Mt […]

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Mark Latham faces $100,000 bill after settling defamation case
Defamation November 26, 2018 9:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former MP Mark Latham has agreed to settle a defamation case brought against him by the political editor of pop culture site Junkee, and he […]

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Allianz policy exclusion dooms United Petroleum unit’s fire damage claim
Insurance November 30, 2018 10:38 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Queensland ethanol refinery, owned by United Petroleum, has lost a dispute with its insurer Allianz Australia over coverage for damage resulting from a 2016 […]

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