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Keybridge Capital sues collapsed subsidiary for credit law breaches
Financial Services July 5, 2019 1:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Failed lender PR Finance Group has been sued for $5 million in damages by owner Keybridge Capital and its liquidators after the company went under […]

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IOOF unit’s case ‘utterly unsupportable’, Sparke Helmore tells court
Trials July 2, 2019 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 July 1, 2019 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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Geelong sues fundraising firm claiming affiliation with the Cats
Competition & Consumer Protection May 22, 2019 9:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Geelong Football Club has launched Federal Court proceedings against a promotional firm it claims passed itself off as the famous AFL club in order […]

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Founder of NewLaw firm guilty of professional misconduct for ‘cavalier approach’
Legal Ethics April 9, 2019 9:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

NewLaw pioneer and founder of Bespoke Law, Jeremy Szwider, has been found guilty of professional misconduct and unsatisfactory professional conduct after taking on a case […]

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Country Care faces trial in first criminal cartel case against Australian company
Competition & Consumer Protection March 13, 2019 7:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Mildura-based healthcare company and its boss have been committed to stand trial in the first criminal cartel case brought by the Australian Competition and […]

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Law school head accused of bullying sues La Trobe University over suspension
Education March 22, 2019 9:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

An eminent professor at a Melbourne law school has launched legal action against his employer after complaints of bullying by two other professors led to […]

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Class members waited too long to appeal Great Southern MIS settlement, court rules
Class Actions March 7, 2019 4:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has dashed the hopes of three group members of a resolved class action over managed investment schemes operated by agribusiness Great Southern […]

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FWC refuses O’Dwyer’s referral bid over allegedly discriminatory MFB deal
Employment March 28, 2019 10:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Fair Work Commission has dismissed an application by Jobs Minister Kelly O’Dwyer for review by the Full Federal Court of a decision approving an […]

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Court slams judge for ‘regrettable’ $2.8M award in Microsoft IP case
Intellectual Property February 28, 2019 7:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge’s decision imposing damages of over $2.8 million on a Melbourne computer retailer facing an intellectual property lawsuit by Microsoft has been slammed as […]

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