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Energy company director kicked off board for missing too many meetings files appeal
Corporate April 16, 2019 9:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A director of an energy company who was kicked off the board for missing too many meetings has filed an appeal of a ruling dismissing […]

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ATO wins appeal over share sale by Cayman Islands-based private equity funds
Tax April 3, 2019 9:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has sided with the tax office in a dispute against two corporate limited partnerships formed in the Cayman Islands, finding that ATO […]

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Deep Investments can’t take another shot at case, Full Court says
Appeals April 1, 2019 2:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Court has denied a bid by Deep Investments to vary orders dismissing its case against a solicitor and six others over $10 million […]

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Judge says fix needed to rein in unwieldy appeals from IP Australia
Intellectual Property March 29, 2019 10:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Federal Court judge has questioned whether appeals from IP Australia should be allowed to proceed as hearings anew and not confined to the issues […]

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Gina Rinehart can’t block handover of $4B family trust docs to daughter Bianca
Energy & Natural Resources March 28, 2019 9:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australia’s richest person Gina Rinehart has lost a bid to dismiss prior court orders to produce documents relating to the $4 billion family trust to […]

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Class action applicant can join landmark WorkPac appeal
Employment March 27, 2019 4:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in an $84 million class action against labour hire company WorkPac has been given the green light to intervene in an appeal […]

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Judge not too old to hear banned doctor’s case, court says
Appeals March 22, 2019 10:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has dismissed a banned medical doctor’s challenge to the granting of three vexatious proceedings orders on constitutional grounds that the judge who […]

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Fairfax wants to use DOJ docs to bolster defence in Chau Chau Wing defamation case
Defamation March 21, 2019 10:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fairfax Media will seek to use documents provided by the US Department of Justice to amend its defence in a defamation case brought by wealthy […]

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Meat & Livestock takes aim at bovine gene patent after judge tossed ‘bizarre’ challenge
Intellectual Property March 19, 2019 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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Maurice Blackburn to challenge ruling in favour of ATO over bushfire tax bill
Appeals March 19, 2019 11:55 am By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn has not given up its fight with the Australian Taxation Office over a multimillion dollar tax liability on record-setting class action payout for […]

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