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Switzer sues ex-adviser, Walker Wayland over ‘defamatory’ email to client
Financial Services 2022-01-18 3:58 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Switzer Financial Group has sued a former senior adviser, claiming he sent a defamatory email to a client accusing the firm — run by financial […]

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Fraud dooms settlement in art collector’s defamation suit over Telegraph story
Defamation 2022-01-18 12:53 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has rejected an art collector’s bid to enforce a settlement in litigation against the publisher of the Sunday Telegraph over an allegedly defamatory […]

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Court slams judge’s ‘unsound’ and ‘illogical’ decision to throw out investors’ case over email
Defamation 2022-01-13 9:46 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Two investors have successfully challenged a ruling that threw out their defamation case against a former colleague, with a Federal Court judge saying the primary […]

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HarperCollins settles defamation suit over ‘Putin’s People’
Defamation 2022-01-11 11:21 am By Bianca Hrovat

HarperCollins has agreed to settle a defamation lawsuit by Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, with the publisher promising to amend significant portions of its best-selling book […]

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Fairfax, reporter hit with $400,000 judgment over ‘derogatory and disparaging’ AFR articles
Defamation 2022-01-07 10:09 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A Fairfax journalist and his employer have been ordered to pay $400,000 for making “baseless” accusations of fraud and unethical market manipulation against the co-founder […]

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Full Court to hear Dutton defamation case over ‘rape apologist’ tweet
Appeals 2021-12-20 2:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Refugee activist Shane Bazzi has appealed a defamation judgment ordering him to pay $35,000 in damages to Peter Dutton over a tweet which accused the […]

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High Court to hear Google’s challenge to $40,000 defamation award to gangland lawyer
High Court 2021-12-14 5:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has granted Google special leave to challenge a $40,000 defamation judgment awarded to gangland lawyer George Defteros, with the search giant arguing […]

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Social media companies will be forced to unmask trolls or face defamation suits
Defamation 2021-11-29 3:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Twitter, Facebook and other social media companies may soon be required to reveal the identity of users who post defamatory comments on their platforms, or […]

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‘This is ridiculous’: Judge pans Google’s bid for confidentiality in John Barilaro’s case
Defamation 2021-11-26 2:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

A bid by Google for a confidentiality undertaking by former NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro over evidence produced in the politician’s defamation case has earned […]

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Peter Dutton wins $35,000 in defamation damages over ‘rape apologist’ tweet
Defamation 2021-11-24 1:21 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Defence minister Peter Dutton has won $35,000 in damages in a defamation case over a tweet accusing him of being a rape apologist, with a […]

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