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GetSwift drafted correction to misleading ASX announcement, never released it, director says
Trials June 23, 2020 8:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former director of GetSwift has given evidence at trial in ASIC’s case against the logistics provider that the company drafted a correction to a […]

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Trial judge urges common sense in ASIC case against GetSwift
Securities June 22, 2020 4:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has dismissed a defensive bid by ASIC to amend its case against GetSwift mid-trial, instead calling on “common sense” to be injected into […]

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Rejecting ‘highly experimental’ alternative, judge vacates Motorola, Hytera copyright trial
Intellectual Property April 27, 2020 4:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has vacated the next stage of an intellectual property fight between Motorola and Hytera Communications because of laws prohibiting witnesses located in China […]

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Victoria to allow judge-only trials during COVID-19 pandemic
Coronavirus April 21, 2020 6:03 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Victoria will allow judge-only trials as part of a raft of temporary new laws to be put in place to manage the COVID-19 pandemic. Victorian […]

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‘This is the reality of litigation in Australia’: Class action clashes with Ford over virtual trial
Trials April 9, 2020 9:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

Arguing that the court should not be “baulking at problems that have the potential to occur”, counsel for a class action against Ford is pushing […]

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Judge ‘pleasantly surprised’ by virtual trials, refuses to delay GetSwift hearing
Trials April 9, 2020 8:07 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has refused to delay a civil penalty hearing brought by ASIC against GetSwift, scheduled to begin in June, after the logistics company argued […]

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Banks defeat mid-trial request by ex-Dick Smith directors for financial reports
Class Actions March 24, 2020 5:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

National Australia Bank and HSBC, which are suing the liquidators of collapsed retailer Dick Smith to recoup over $125 million in loans, have successfully fought […]

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Litigating in the age of coronavirus: The Dick Smith trial goes virtual
Trials March 20, 2020 7:15 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

When you think of high-stakes commercial litigation, a courtroom packed with a small army of barristers and solicitors, sharp cross-talk, and a hailstorm of complex […]

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Judge slams ‘shopping list’ of issues in case against Hall Chadwick partners
Restructuring & Insolvency December 5, 2019 9:07 pm By Hannah Gee

What started out as a directions hearing Wednesday to set a date for trial in a case against a group of Hall Chadwick partners brought […]

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Sparke Helmore off the hook as court slams IOOF unit with $81M judgment over plantation sale
Restructuring & Insolvency September 26, 2019 2:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

IOOF subsidiary Australian Executor Trustees has been hit with an $80.6 million judgment after breaching its duty as trustee in the sale of a 42,000 […]

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