Fitch Ratings has agreed to settle the last of the investor class actions in Australia flowing from the global financial crisis, a court heard Friday. […]
An application by the former boss of Sirtex Medical for a sentencing date in the insider trading case against him has raised the ire of a NSW District Court judge, who called the bid premature and an attempt to jump the queue.
Group members in a recently settled class action against Westpac unit BankSA over its conduct in connection with convicted Ponzi schemer Michael Samra are expected to get 40 percent of the confidential settlement, a result a judge said wasn’t as bad as he might have feared.
Lawyers for media outlet Buzzfeed say they are “very close” to settling a defamation case brought by former Labor MP Emma Husar, over an article that accused her of sexual harassment and exposing herself in a manner made famous by Sharon Stone in the movie Basic Instinct.
NSW Ports Operations has denied claims that an agreement for the privatisation of its subsidiaries Port Botany and Port Kembla stymied competition, describing the allegations made by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission as “slight or hypothetical”.
The jailed former CEO of defunct health food business Healthzone has lost his appeal of a criminal conviction and sentence over a conspiracy to fraudulently use a $1 million company bank loan to repay personal debts.
A terminated Norton Rose Fulbright partner has won a bid to challenge a ruling in his dispute with the law firm that denied him access to communications between partners on the grounds that the documents were privileged.
The Melbourne restaurant group founded by celebrity chef George Calombaris has back-paid $7.8 million to more than 500 workers, after a Fair Work investigation uncovered significant staff underpayments.
Two construction companies have lost what a court has called a “puzzling” bid to oust the liquidators of collapsed FW Projects amidst a legal battle […]
Titus Day, former manager of pop star Guy Sebastian, admits that certain payments for promotional work should have been made to the singer, a court […]