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Trader wants over $10M in damages in ASIC defamation case
Defamation 2019-03-21 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 2019-03-18 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 2019-03-18 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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High profile barrister steps aside in Gayle defamation appeal
Defamation 2019-03-05 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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Chau Chak Wing wins $280,000 in defamation case against Sydney Morning Herald
Defamation 2019-02-22 11:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

Wealthy Chinese-Australian businessman Chau Chak Wing has won $280,000 in damages in his defamation case against the Sydney Morning Herald over an article he said […]

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ABC, Fairfax slam judge’s ‘narrow’ definition of espionage in Chau Chak Wing appeal
Defamation 2019-02-21 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 2019-01-29 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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Craig McLachlan wins stay of defamation case amid criminal charges
Defamation 2019-01-17 2:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

Actor Craig McLachlan has won a bid to stay his defamation case against actress Christie Whelan Browne, Fairfax Media and the ABC in light of […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith accuser fears for safety in defamation trial
Defamation 2018-11-22 4:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

A key prospective witness in the Ben Roberts-Smith defamation case who has accused the war hero of domestic violence has described “genuine fears” for her […]

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ABC, Fairfax appeal in Chau Chak Wing case to have ‘massive ramifications’ for press, court hears
Media 2018-11-07 10:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A barrister for the ABC and Fairfax has told the Federal Court that an appeal against the dismissal of their truth defence in the Chau […]

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