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Clive Palmer accused of ‘moral obloquy’ in $37.4M class action by timeshare members
Class Actions December 3, 2019 9:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Clive Palmer and associated companies have been accused of unconscionable conduct and “moral obloquy” in a new $37.4 million class action by timeshare members of […]

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Wagner family wins $3.7M defamation payout over 60 Minutes report
Defamation November 22, 2019 9:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

A prominent Queensland family has won almost $3.7 million in damages after a court found the Nine Network was “recklessly indifferent” to the truth of […]

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ASIC wants to probe Worrells liquidator over winding up of Members Alliance Group
Restructuring & Insolvency November 13, 2019 3:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission wants to investigate the conduct of a Worrells partner in relation to the winding up of Members Alliance Group, […]

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Ernst & Young strikes out with third party claims against failed LM Investment
Restructuring & Insolvency October 8, 2019 11:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ernst & Young, which is facing a lawsuit brought by the receiver of a managed investment fund overseen by failed financial services firm LM Investment […]

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Funder succeeds in declaration enforcing its class action agreements
Expert Insights September 24, 2019 1:33 pm By editor

The decision in Murphy Operator Pty Ltd v Gladstone Ports Corporation is a landmark one. It confirms the validity of the class action funding business […]

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James Cook University appeals $1.2M judgment for sacking climate skeptic
Appeals September 20, 2019 11:09 am By Miklos Bolza

James Cook University has followed through on its promise to appeal a $1.2 million judgment awarded against it for the unfair dismissal of physics professor […]

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Litigation funding agreements legal in Queensland class actions, court says
Class Actions September 13, 2019 7:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Queensland Supreme Court has upheld the legality of litigation funding agreements in a landmark class action judgment that could have a ripple effect across […]

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Villa owners lose transfer bid in case against Clive Palmer’s Coolum Resort
Real Estate August 27, 2019 9:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Queensland Supreme Court judge has refused to transfer proceedings by villa owners against Clive Palmer’s abandoned Sunshine Coast resort to the Federal Court, but […]

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Clive Palmer can’t shut down Queensland Nickel liquidation trial
Restructuring & Insolvency August 23, 2019 11:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

Businessman Clive Palmer has lost an application to put a stop to a trial in a case brought by the liquidators of collapsed Queensland Nickel […]

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Grocon appeals $13.9M ruling in Brisbane CBD lease dispute
Real Estate July 29, 2019 10:16 am By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has given the Victorian arm of Grocon Constructors more time to comply with a $13.9 million judgment in an ongoing lease dispute […]

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