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Ernst & Young denies it was negligent in goodwill review of Slater & Gordon’s Quindell deal
Class Actions 2019-11-29 1:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accounting giant Ernst & Young, which has been dragged into two class actions by Slater & Gordon shareholders, has shot back at claims it was […]

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Ex-Prime Trust director Wooldridge seeks court approval to manage companies despite recent ban
White Collar 2019-10-24 6:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Former health minister and Prime Trust director Michael Wooldridge wants court approval to manage four corporations, despite a recent ruling from the Full Federal Court […]

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Full Federal Court reimposes ban on Prime Trust directors
White Collar 2019-10-15 12:43 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Federal Court has reimposed bans against four former directors of collapsed retirement village owner Prime Trust, including former federal health minister Michael Wooldridge, […]

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Lloyd’s says court has no power to let Pitcher Partners class actions eyeball insurance policies
Insurance 2019-08-30 9:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two units of global insurer Lloyd’s have launched a constitutional challenge to a Federal Court order requiring accounting firm Pitcher Partners to hand over certain […]

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Pitcher Partners ordered to hand over insurance docs in shareholder class actions
Class Actions 2019-08-14 8:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

Pitcher Partners has been ordered to hand over information about its professional indemnity insurance in two shareholder class actions over its role as Slater & […]

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Pitcher Partners can’t escape $5.6M judgment over concealed accounting botch job
Appeals 2019-07-23 1:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

Pitcher Partners has lost its challenge to a ruling socking it with a $5.6 million bill for an accounting error concealed from client Neville’s Bus […]

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Slater & Gordon, ex-directors say Pitcher Partners responsible for financial reports
Class Actions 2019-06-25 3:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

Facing cross claims by Pitcher Partners in two shareholder class actions alleging the accounting firm wrongly signed off on Slater & Gordon’s financial reports ahead […]

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‘Loose with the truth’ broker wins High Court challenge to ASIC ban
Appeals 2019-05-15 4:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has upheld an appeal by a mortgage broker with a history of run-ins with the law, finding that the Administrative Appeals Tribunal […]

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Meat & Livestock takes aim at bovine gene patent after judge tossed ‘bizarre’ challenge
Intellectual Property 2019-03-19 12:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Industry group Meat & Livestock Australia is challenging a ruling allowing US company Branhaven’s cow genome patent to proceed, after a judge called the group’s challenge […]

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Judge got the maths wrong in awarding $5.6M for accounting error, Pitcher Partner says
Appeals 2019-03-07 1:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge who hit Pitcher Partners with a $5.6 million damages ruling over an accounting error concealed from corporate client Neville’s Bus Service was wrong […]

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