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Meaning of ‘dismissed’ in unfair dismissal cases confirmed by FWC
Expert Insights 2022-05-04 4:38 pm By Editor

A five member Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has reversed a single member decision that would have allowed employees who were lawfully demoted to challenge […]

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Judge scolds Linchpin liquidators for ‘unsatisfactory’ conduct in class action
Class Actions 2021-08-20 4:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has criticised the liquidators of collapsed financial group Linchpin Capital after they failed to inform the court whether they intended to defend class […]

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Linchpin liquidators get final chance to defend class action
Class Actions 2021-07-23 2:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has given the liquidators of Linchpin Capital a final chance to defend a shareholder class action before judgment is made against the collapsed […]

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‘Not comforting or chivalrous’: Barrister reprimanded for sexually harassing solicitor
Business of Law 2021-04-16 9:50 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A Sydney barrister who has admitted to sexually harassing a young female solicitor in a NSW Supreme Court conference room is facing disciplinary action for […]

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Linchpin Capital investors want to add insurers to class action
Class Actions 2021-03-26 12:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

A class action by investors of collapsed Linchpin Capital against the company’s former directors wants to join their insurers as defendants to the proceedings. A […]

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Can we please have the 2020 ATO back?
Expert Insights 2021-02-22 3:59 pm By

Although most of us will remember 2020 as a year of enormous disruption and difficulties, it likely represents the zenith of tax administration in Australia. […]

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Pirate fund files $6.3M lawsuit against stock exchange over suspension
Corporate 2019-10-31 11:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An investment company named after a 17th-century pirate has hit the National Stock Exchange with a $6.3 million lawsuit over a suspension decision it calls […]

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Ex-fintech CEO wins $2.2M in damages after unlawful dismissal
Employment 2019-10-14 5:58 pm By Amelia Birnie

The former CEO of financial software firm GBST has been awarded more than $2.2 million in damages, with a court finding he was wrongfully terminated […]

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MACH Energy settles $20M lawsuit by former director
Employment 2019-09-17 10:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Mining firm MACH Energy has resolved a lawsuit brought by a former director seeking $20 million in shares allegedly owed under an equity incentive scheme. […]

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Stock exchange must hand over docs after investment firm’s suspension
Securities 2019-07-29 10:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has given the all-clear to an investment management company to access evidence for potential legal action against the National Stock Exchange of Australia […]

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