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Clive Palmer’s wife can’t dodge liquidators’ grilling over Mineralogy’s assets
Restructuring & Insolvency March 12, 2019 10:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Liquidators for the failed Queensland Nickel will be able to interrogate Clive Palmer’s wife over the assets of her husband’s other company, Mineralogy, after telling […]

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Black & White Cabs loses injunction bid in misuse of market power case
Competition & Consumer Protection March 12, 2019 12:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

National taxi company Black & White Cabs has failed in its bid for a court-ordered injunction forcing Regent Taxis to supply booking and dispatch services […]

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CFMMEU abused safety officer at Qube work site, ABCC says in new action
Employment March 4, 2019 7:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Building and Construction Commission has brought a new lawsuit against the CFMMEU, alleging the union organised unlawful industrial action and verbally abused a […]

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Westpac unit RAMS breached franchise agreement, court finds
Franchise February 27, 2019 6:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Westpac-owned mortgage lender RAMS Financial Services breached a franchise agreement by failing to supply a Brisbane-based franchisee with information about nearby broker-originated customers, a judge […]

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Clive Palmer loses appeal of order freezing $200M in assets in Queensland Nickel case
Restructuring & Insolvency February 25, 2019 10:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

Clive Palmer has lost a bid to overturn an order freezing more than $200 million in his personal assets in a case brought by the […]

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Draft expert reports fair game in $100M Gladstone Ports class action
Class Actions February 19, 2019 8:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Gladstone Ports has won access to draft expert reports prepared by Clyde & Co in its $100 million class action against the Queensland government owned […]

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Retail Food Group misled couple who lost $142K in Michel’s Patisserie franchisee, court finds
Franchise February 18, 2019 3:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found franchisor Retail Food Group made false and misleading statements to a couple whose Michel’s Patisserie franchise ultimately lost over $142,000 due […]

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FWO launches first underpayment case under new onus of proof laws
Employment January 25, 2019 9:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Fair Work Ombudsman is suing a sushi operator in a case which will, for the first time, utilise laws that put the onus of […]

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Domino’s franchisee settles $6.1M case alleging false promises about pizza sales
Franchise January 24, 2019 3:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A franchisee’s $6.1 million case against Domino’s Pizza accusing the fast food chain of misleading him about the sales he could expect from his two […]

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Clive Palmer can’t shut down ASIC’s criminal case over takeover law breaches
White Collar January 23, 2019 8:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

Clive Palmer has lost a fight to stay criminal proceedings alleging his company breached takeover laws, with a judge slamming the Queensland mining tycoon’s claims […]

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