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Atanaskovic Hartnell appeals ‘campaign of denigration’ ruling against firm, founder
Employment 2022-04-29 9:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

Atanaskovic Hartnell is challenging a $160,000 judgment against the law firm and founding partner John Atanaskovic, who was found to have engaged in a campaign […]

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SingTel appeals ATO win over deductions on $14B Optus buy
Tax 2022-04-22 10:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

Telecommunications giant SingTel is challenging a ruling in favour of the Australian Taxation Office’s decision to reject over $894,000 in tax deductions related to its […]

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Law firm’s cost dislosures inadequate to recoup two-thirds of judgment amount, court finds
Legal Ethics 2022-04-21 1:37 pm By Sam Matthews

A law firm that recouped two-thirds of a personal injury payout in excess of the statutory cap through a “potentially misleading” costs agreement will pay […]

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Top silk had to take Christian Porter brief under cab rank rule, court hears
Legal Ethics 2022-04-20 8:29 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Former attorney-general Christian Porter has told the Full Court that silk Sue Chrysanthou had to act for him in his defamation action against the ABC […]

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High Court to hear CoreLogic appeal over copyright for real estate pics
Intellectual Property 2022-04-20 11:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has agreed to weigh in on whether property data analytics firm CoreLogic infringed a real estate photographer’s copyright by uploading images from […]

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High Court refuses leave to class action in GST case against developer
Class Actions 2022-04-19 6:59 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The High Court won’t hear a challenge to a decision finding a Canberra property developer that misled investors about GST on its apartments did not […]

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Babcock & Brown shareholders lose bid for re-trial over judge’s ‘pernicious’ delay
High Court 2022-04-14 3:03 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The High Court has rejected a bid by shareholders of collapsed investment advisory firm Babcock & Brown for special leave to seek a re-trial of […]

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Judge erred in finding AI can be patent inventor, Full Court says
Intellectual Property 2022-04-14 3:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Court has overturned a landmark judgment which found artificial intelligence can be named as an inventor on patent applications, in a decision which […]

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ACCC appeals ruling over Mazda’s ‘appalling’ customer service
Appeals 2022-04-14 9:42 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The consumer watchdog is challenging a court ruling that found Mazda’s treatment of customers with defective vehicles was “appalling” but did not amount to unconscionable […]

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CFMEU’s serial offending opens door to maximum penalty, High Court says
Appeals 2022-04-13 5:17 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The High Court has ordered the building and construction union to pay a maximum fine of $63,000 for telling workers they could not be on […]

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