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Court rejects lead applicant’s $508k bill in $19.25M Arasor class action settlement
Class Actions February 11, 2020 9:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The lead applicant in a shareholder class action against laser technology company Arasor will walk away with a fraction of the approximately $508,000 in legal […]

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ATO appeals ruling in $60M dispute with Healius over lump sum payments
Appeals January 15, 2020 12:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Taxation Office has appealed a Federal Court judgment that healthcare company Healius could recover a tax refund and associated interest estimated to be […]

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Canberra property developers suffer partial loss in GST class actions
Class Actions January 8, 2020 4:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The property developers behind two Canberra apartment complexes have been dealt a partial loss in two class actions against them, with a judge finding the […]

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ATO must choose words wisely in appeal of $92M Glencore tax ruling
Tax November 28, 2019 11:59 am By Hannah Gee

A judge has given the Australian Taxation Office more time to appeal a ruling that threw out a $92 million tax bill for Swiss mining […]

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Crown Resorts, ATO settle $396M dispute over botched US expansion
Tax October 17, 2019 9:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

Crown Resorts has settled its feud with the Australian Taxation Office over a $396 million tax bill stemming from the acquisition of Las Vegas-based Cannery […]

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Jailed former E&Y exec loses challenge to restraining orders on $150M in assets
White Collar September 30, 2019 8:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former Ernst & Young principal jailed for at least nine years for his role in a $135 million tax fraud has lost a challenge […]

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Coles’ $40M tax claim on evaporated fuel ‘artificial’, judge rules
Tax September 26, 2019 8:50 pm By Amelia Birnie

Supermarket giant Coles has lost an appeal over $40 million in tax credits it had claimed for fuel that evaporated or leaked from tanks at […]

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Plutus conspirator gets 3 years behind bars for role in $105M ATO fraud scheme
White Collar August 28, 2019 8:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Plutus Payroll general manager Joshua Kitson has been sentenced to at least three years in jail for his role in a conspiracy to defraud […]

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Liquidators can find some Plutus workers’ claims not a priority, judge says
Restructuring & Insolvency September 9, 2019 2:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The liquidators of Plutus Payroll Australia, the company at the heart of a high profile $105 million tax fraud, can determine that claims made during […]

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Lawyers breached duty to client with ‘sharply’ conflicting interests, appeals court rules
Legal Ethics August 30, 2019 9:54 pm By Amelia Birnie

A Sydney law firm has been ordered to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in compensation and restitution for breach of its fiduciary duties, after […]

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