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Nine settles defamation suit by plastic surgeon over fatal nose job article
Defamation May 20, 2019 1:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Nine Entertainment Company has resolved a defamation lawsuit brought by a prominent Sydney cosmetic surgeon over an article that appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald […]

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Nine defamed British tourist with ‘coward punch’ broadcast, court finds
Defamation April 26, 2019 9:32 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Nine Network has been ordered to pay a British tourist $100,000 in a defamation suit over a news broadcast that aired following his acquittal on […]

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Select Vantage knew surveillance system was flawed, ASIC defamation trial hears
Defamation March 26, 2019 8:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

Trader Daniel Schlaepfer and his firm Select Vantage were alerted to possible market manipulation and flaws in the company’s surveillance system, the court has heard […]

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Fairfax wants to use DOJ docs to bolster defence in Chau Chau Wing defamation case
Defamation March 21, 2019 10:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fairfax Media will seek to use documents provided by the US Department of Justice to amend its defence in a defamation case brought by wealthy […]

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Trader wants over $10M in damages in ASIC defamation case
Defamation March 21, 2019 10:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

Trader Daniel Schlaepfer and his firm Select Vantage are seeking over $10 million in damages from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission in a defamation […]

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ASIC caused major trader to ‘vanish’, defamation trial hears
Securities March 18, 2019 8:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission made global trading firm Select Vantage “vanish overnight” from the Australian market using slanderous statements based on a lack […]

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Fairfax fights $280,000 ruling in Chau Chak Wing defamation case
Defamation March 18, 2019 10:48 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Fairfax Media is challenging a ruling ordering it to pay $280,000 in damages to Chau Chak Wing for an allegedly defamatory article that appeared in the […]

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ABC, Fairfax slam judge’s ‘narrow’ definition of espionage in Chau Chak Wing appeal
Defamation February 21, 2019 3:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

Media organisations ABC and Fairfax have argued that a judge’s definition of espionage was “artificially narrow” when striking out their truth defence to a defamation […]

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Court suppresses Ben Roberts-Smith accuser’s identity
Defamation January 29, 2019 11:37 am By Miklos Bolza

A key prospective witness in the Ben-Roberts Smith defamation proceedings can continue to have her identity suppressed, after a judge found there was “sufficient risk” […]

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High profile barrister steps aside in Gayle defamation appeal
Defamation March 5, 2019 7:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Leading defamation barrister Bruce McClintock, SC, has stepped down from representing cricketer Chris Gayle as an appeal by three media organisations against a $326,000 payout […]

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