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Aurizon files lawsuit over sale of Genesee & Wyoming’s Australian assets
Transportation & Infrastructure September 18, 2019 3:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australian rail freight operator Aurizon has launched a lawsuit against US-based shortline railroad firm Genesee & Wyoming seeking damages over the impending sale of its […]

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Judge gives ACCC go-ahead to continue case against insolvent Jump
Competition & Consumer Protection September 10, 2019 10:40 am By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has won its bid to continue proceedings against the insolvent operator of the Jump! swim school franchise and its […]

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Top-tier firm must pay $500K to billionaire for negligence over ‘critical omission’
Legal Ethics August 30, 2019 6:21 pm By Amelia Birnie

A top-tier Australian law firm has been ordered to pay more than half a million dollars in damages for professional negligence, after its billionaire client […]

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Israel Folau claims termination of rugby contract was restraint of trade
Employment August 29, 2019 9:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Wallabies player Israel Folau has argued that the termination of his $5.7 million contract by a Rugby Australia Tribunal over social media posts in […]

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Villa owners lose transfer bid in case against Clive Palmer’s Coolum Resort
Real Estate August 27, 2019 9:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Queensland Supreme Court judge has refused to transfer proceedings by villa owners against Clive Palmer’s abandoned Sunshine Coast resort to the Federal Court, but […]

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You can’t have your contract and eat it: electing not to terminate
Expert Insights August 23, 2019 8:22 pm By

A party to a contract may be precluded from enforcing a contractual right if it has acted in a way that is clearly inconsistent with […]

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Crown settles Sydney Harbour views dispute with NSW
Appeals August 19, 2019 3:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

Crown Resorts and Lendlease have settled a dispute with the NSW government over access to unblocked harbour views from the $2.2 billion Crown Sydney Hotel […]

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ICAP scolded for ‘interlocutory skirmishes’ in employee poaching spat
Employment August 14, 2019 3:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has criticised two units of global finance firm TP ICAP Group for “unnecessary and over technical interlocutory skirmishes” as they seek damages from […]

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$6M Bank of Queensland class action settlement one claim under insurance policy, appeals court says
Insurance August 6, 2019 9:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has found insurers AIG Australia and Catlin Australia have to cover part of a $6 million settlement agreed to by Bank of […]

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Potato wholesaler Mitolo to pay $240,000 penalty in ACCC’s unfair contract case
Competition & Consumer Protection August 2, 2019 12:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

Australia’s largest potato wholesaler Mitolo Group will pay a penalty of $240,000 to resolve the consumer regulator’s case alleging its contracts with growers were unfair. […]

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