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AMP wins bid to shield emails in $35.5M poaching dispute
Contracts 2021-10-18 10:12 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Software company DST Bluedoor has lost its bid to access communications between its former founding director and AMP in a $35.5 million lawsuit accusing the […]

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Griffin Coal told to pay Carna Group liquidators $5M for contract breach
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-10-12 6:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

Struggling mining firm Griffin Coal has been ordered to pay $5.1 million to liquidators of a collapsed mining services company after a judge found it […]

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Lendlease files $8.7M lawsuit over combustible cladding in Docklands high rise
Construction 2021-10-07 2:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

Lendlease has taken two consultants and a designer to court to recoup $8.7 million it spent on replacing combustible cladding used on its $107 million […]

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Insurers accused of misleading policyholders in COVID-19 insurance class actions
Insurance 2021-10-05 2:36 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Insurers are misleading policyholders about class actions which seek compensation for those denied business interruption coverage for COVID-related shutdowns, a court has heard. In a […]

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AMP may try to stay financial planner’s lawsuit in light of BOLR class action
Financial Services 2021-10-05 1:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

AMP has flagged a potential stay of a lawsuit filed by a Sydney-based financial planner against that overlaps with a class action brought by advisors […]

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Honda dealers win discovery for possible lawsuit over decision to ditch dealership model
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-09-29 11:38 am By Miklos Bolza

Two former Honda dealers have won a bid for preliminary discovery against Honda Australia to pursue a potential consumer lawsuit over the car maker’s decision […]

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Santos wins appeal in $475M dispute with Fluor over gas contracts
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-09-28 9:07 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Oil and gas producer Santos has successfully challenged the summary dismissal of its claim for recovery of more than $470 million paid to contractor Fluor […]

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Funder’s critical intervention in liquidator’s case leaves it on hook for costs
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-09-24 2:50 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A judge has issued a stern warning to litigation funders seeking to take a “gamble” on pending court proceedings, ruling they could be held liable […]

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Judge slams ‘everything but the kitchen sink’ approach to Fair Work claims
Employment 2021-09-23 6:46 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A judge hearing a $2 million dispute between a former tenured professor and the University of New South Wales has lamented the lengthy pleadings filed […]

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QBE says infectious disease exclusion applies to COVID-19 claims in Victoria
Insurance 2021-09-22 4:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

While a first test case in NSW rejected insurers’ interpretation of infectious disease exclusions in COVID-19 business interruption policies, potentially putting the industry on the […]

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