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Vagisil maker wins appeal to halt European rival’s trade mark
Intellectual Property 2021-02-11 3:40 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The maker of Vagisil feminine hygiene products has successfully overturned a ruling that denied its bid to stop a European competitor from registering Vagisan as […]

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Nationwide settles Masterchef Jock Zonfrillo’s defamation suit
Defamation 2021-01-18 11:44 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The publisher of The Australian has settled defamation proceedings brought by celebrity chef Jock Zonfrillo, just a few months after the lawsuit was filed. The […]

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iSignthis CEO John Karantzis rejected $30,000 offer by AFR ahead of defamation suit
Defamation 2020-11-24 12:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

The CEO of fintech company iSignthis turned down an offer by the Australian Financial Review to pay $30,000 and retract portions of an article he […]

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Judge in Masterchef’s defamation case says success more likely with in-person mediation
Defamation 2020-11-05 2:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has encouraged celebrity chef Jock Zonfrillo and the publisher of The Australian to attend an in-person mediation to resolve their defamation dispute, saying […]

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‘An act of bad faith’: Network Ten hit with indemnity costs after hiding defamation notice
Defamation 2020-10-13 12:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has hit Network Ten with indemnity costs after finding the broadcaster “buried” a defamation notice on its website in a manner designed to […]

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‘Sad and tragic’: Court winds up Mayfair’s IPO Wealth Fund
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-09-17 5:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

A  judge has ordered 17 companies connected to Mayfair’s “failed” IPO Wealth Fund to be wound up after finding the fund’s director put investor money […]

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Mayfair director should not be put in charge of other people’s money, court told
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-09-16 7:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

Companies associated with Mayfair’s IPO Wealth Fund should be wound up because they contained assets “artificially inflated” in value and ran what was effectively a […]

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Thomson Geer completes fourth raid in pursuit of big firm status
Article 2020-08-27 1:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Just weeks after raids on DLA Piper and Macpherson Kelley, Thomson Geer has announced its fourth acquisition of the year, poaching a specialist tech law […]

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Marketing company Aida settles sham contracting group action
Employment 2020-08-20 2:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

International direct marketing company Aida Sales and Marketing has settled a multimillion-dollar group action accusing it of engaging in wage theft and sham contracting. The […]

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Thomson Geer eyes major firm status with raids on DLA Piper, Macpherson Kelley
Business of Law 2020-08-13 11:56 am By Miklos Bolza

Thomson Geer has raided DLA Piper and Macpherson Kelley and picked up some of Australia’s top lawyers, one month after raiding Dentons’ Brisbane office, as […]

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