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Viterra points finger at ex-employees in trial over $420M Joe White sale
Trials August 20, 2018 9:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Viterra is blaming several former employees for representations made about malt quality in the lead-up to the $420 million sale of its Joe White business […]

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Cargill can add details of law firm meeting to case against Viterra
Trials August 9, 2018 11:42 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Cargill has won court approval to amend its pleading against Viterra to include details of a law firm meeting in which Viterra executives allegedly made […]

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Firms must teach lawyers the art of getting along, top litigator says
Business of Law August 9, 2018 9:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firms need to focus as much on training lawyers on the art of resolving cases early, as they do on the art of litigation, […]

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Myer stayed silent after CEO’s ‘cloud cuckoo land’ forecast, court told
Trials August 8, 2018 3:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

Myer had an obligation to correct remarks by then CEO Bernie Brookes in 2014 that the department store expected increased profits the following year, because […]

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Viterra wins Cargill sale docs after mid-trial revelation
Trials August 7, 2018 9:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Cargill has been ordered to turn over what it describes as “highly confidential” documents related to the possible sale of its malt business, a new […]

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Kraft, Bega to have day in court in battle for peanut butter rights
Intellectual Property August 1, 2018 8:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

When US food giant Kraft faces off next week in its lawsuit against Aussie cheese company Bega for allegedly violating its peanut butter trade dress, […]

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Provident Capital class actions settle on eve of trial
Class Actions July 30, 2018 12:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement has been reached in two class actions brought on behalf of holders of debentures who allege they suffered losses due to Australian Executor […]

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Provident receivers may face objections over PwC merger
Class Actions July 16, 2018 5:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing the administration of Provident Capital has invited debenture holders to object to the company’s receivers staying on after their firm completes its […]

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Lawyer fooled by conman Peter Foster’s “psychological brilliance”, court hears
Class Actions July 12, 2018 10:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney lawyer accused in a class action of conspiring with notorious conman Peter Foster in a fraudulent sports betting scheme that left investors $29 […]

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Ford class action trial date vacated for ‘procedural failures’
Class Actions June 28, 2018 11:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing a massive class action against Ford over its PowerShift transmission has vacated the trial date, blaming the lead applicant’s numerous “procedural failures”. […]

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