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Apache loses bid for separate trial in $83M tax credit spat with Santos
Energy & Natural Resources April 2, 2019 5:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected a bid by a group of Apache Corporation companies to break up a looming trial in a long-running dispute with WA-based […]

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Trial in Fitch Ratings class action delayed a second time
Class Actions May 13, 2019 10:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A battle over expert evidence in an invester class action against Fitch Ratings has delayed this month’s scheduled trial in the case by three months […]

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Trader wants over $10M in damages in ASIC defamation case
Defamation March 21, 2019 10:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

Trader Daniel Schlaepfer and his firm Select Vantage are seeking over $10 million in damages from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission in a defamation […]

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Viterra can’t shield identity of maltsters that engaged in dodgy business practices
Trials March 27, 2019 2:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing the lengthy trial between agricultural giants Cargill and Viterra over the $420 million sale of malt producer Joe White has shot down […]

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Select Vantage knew surveillance system was flawed, ASIC defamation trial hears
Defamation March 26, 2019 8:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

Trader Daniel Schlaepfer and his firm Select Vantage were alerted to possible market manipulation and flaws in the company’s surveillance system, the court has heard […]

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Property developers accused of ‘gaming the system’ at GST class action trial
Class Actions May 1, 2019 10:58 pm By Amelia Birnie

Multiple Canberra property developers have been accused of deliberately trying to avoid repaying GST to home buyers at the outset of a class action trial […]

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Hanson-Young defends TV comment that ‘men behave like morons and pigs’
Trials April 30, 2019 5:57 pm By Amelia Birnie

Facing cross-examination on the second day of her defamation hearing against former Senator David Leyonhjelm, Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young denied she suggested all men were […]

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Geoffrey Rush wins defamation case against Daily Telegraph publisher
Defamation April 11, 2019 3:12 pm By Christine Caulfield

Actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded at least $850,000 in damages after taking Nationwide News to court alleging it defamed him by tainting him as […]

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ASIC pares claims against Westpac on eve of trial
Financial Services May 3, 2019 11:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has narrowed its case against Westpac ahead of a high-stakes trial over the bank’s alleged violations of lending laws, […]

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ASIC caused major trader to ‘vanish’, defamation trial hears
Securities March 18, 2019 8:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission made global trading firm Select Vantage “vanish overnight” from the Australian market using slanderous statements based on a lack […]

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