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Mining magnate Bob Johnson faces court over alleged $38.5 million tax fraud
Tax 2021-07-30 2:16 pm By Bianca Hrovat

South Australian mining magnate Bob Johnson faced court Friday charged over a scheme to defraud the federal government of $38.5 million in taxes. The Australian […]

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SA suspends magistrate accused of sexually harassing 5 women
Courts 2021-07-02 2:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

A magistrate being investigated for sexual harassment by a first-of-its-kind judicial conduct panel has been suspended on advice from South Australia’s chief judge. On Thursday, […]

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Liquidator suspended for three years for forging docs to deceive ASIC
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-02-17 6:49 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Adelaide liquidator Peter Macks has been hit with a three-year ban after a judge found he forged documents to hinder an investigation by the corporate […]

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‘Deliberate exploitation’: On The Run fined $65k for denying worker meal and toilet breaks
Employment 2020-08-20 3:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

The employing entity for convenience store chain On The Run has been slapped with a penalty of almost $65,000 for underpaying and failing to provide […]

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Lawyer wins $750,000 in defamation case over negative Google reviews
Defamation 2020-02-07 10:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

An Adelaide lawyer has been awarded $750,000 in damages after suing a woman who gave him bad reviews on Google that sent 80 per cent […]

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Seven beats off defamation suit over Today Tonight segment on ‘dodgy’ used-car salesman
Defamation 2020-01-23 2:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has dismissed a defamation case brought over a Today Tonight report that featured a violent confrontation of an Adelaide used-car salesman who allegedly […]

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Sparke Helmore off the hook as court slams IOOF unit with $81M judgment over plantation sale
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-09-26 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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Power giant AGL taken to court by energy regulator over South Australia blackout
Energy & Natural Resources 2019-08-07 9:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Energy Regulator has launched legal action against energy giant AGL and three wind farm subsidiaries over a statewide blackout in South Australia three […]

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IOOF unit’s case ‘utterly unsupportable’, Sparke Helmore tells court
Trials 2019-07-02 8:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

Sparke Helmore has refuted allegations by IOOF subsidiary Australian Executor Trustees (SA) that it failed to provide proper legal advice to the trustee on a […]

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‘Neglect, inexperience, incompetence’: IOOF unit faces $82M trial over plantation sale
Trials 2019-07-01 7:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

IOOF subsidiary Australian Executor Trustees (SA) is facing an $82 million claim for compensation by investors angered by the way the trustee handled the sale […]

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