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Full Federal Court reimposes ban on Prime Trust directors
White Collar October 15, 2019 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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High Court finds Connective Services broke the law with share transfer litigation
Appeals October 9, 2019 8:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has shut down a lawsuit by mortgage aggregator Connective Services over the transfer of one third of the company’s shares after finding […]

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Court of Appeal tosses Quinn Emanuel challenge to AMP beauty parade loss
Appeals October 8, 2019 4:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

A challenge by Quinn Emanuel to a NSW Supreme Court decision staying its shareholder class action against AMP has been unanimously dismissed by the Court […]

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Westpac gives court more reasons to uphold win in ASIC’s responsible lending case
Appeals October 7, 2019 1:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

Westpac has offered an appeals court two more reasons to affirm its victory in a closely watched responsible lending case brought by the Australian Securities […]

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Full Court finds Bellamy’s cost-capping appeal ‘not strong’, but denies indemnity costs
Class Actions October 7, 2019 4:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

A failed challenge by baby food maker Bellamy’s Australia to a decision rejecting its application to limit legal costs in two class actions was “not […]

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Sacked HWL Ebsworth lawyer fights to revive unfair dismissal case
Appeals October 7, 2019 11:58 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A former HWL Ebsworth special counsel has appealed a ruling that tossed his unlawful dismissal case against the firm as “trivial” and “wholly unrealistic”. Former […]

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Appeals court finds ‘Diamond Joe’ Gutnick family’s $1 mining deal void
Restructuring & Insolvency October 3, 2019 4:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has upheld a ruling that found two companies previously run by Joseph “Diamond Joe” Gutnik and his family were insolvent, ending a […]

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Ex-Norton Rose partner wants to appeal leave to appeal in long-running dispute
Employment October 2, 2019 10:27 pm By Amelia Birnie

Lawyers for Norton Rose Fulbright have flagged their “very real concerns” about further delays to a long-running dispute with a former partner, who has indicated […]

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BASF presses the brakes on Lubrizol fuel additive patent suit
Intellectual Property October 1, 2019 3:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Chemical giant BASF has dropped a lawsuit against Lubrizol Corporation challenging proposed amendments to a fuel additive patent. The appeal, filed by BASF in March […]

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Union wants to intervene in university’s appeal over sacking of climate skeptic Peter Ridd
Employment September 30, 2019 2:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The National Tertiary Education Union has asked a court for permission to intervene in support of fired physics professor and climate skeptic Peter Ridd as […]

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