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Virgin Airlines becomes first big corporate casualty of COVID-19
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-04-20 10:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Embattled Virgin Australia has entered voluntary administration after the Morrison government knocked back its plea for a $1.4 billion lifeline, the airline confirmed Tuesday. Virgin’s […]

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HopgoodGanim to cut partner, staff salaries
Business of Law 2020-04-20 5:33 pm By Alison Eveleigh

HopgoodGanim will cut equity partner income by 50 per cent and staff salaries and hours by 20 per cent for up to six months to […]

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How law firms can manage IT security while staff work from home
Business of Law 2020-04-17 8:31 pm By Alison Eveleigh

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, lawyers are litigating from their lounge rooms and negotiating contracts on new technology platforms. While the profession has embraced […]

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Ashurst to cut partner, staff salaries by 20 per cent
Business of Law 2020-04-16 9:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ashurst will cut partner and staff salaries by 20 per cent to brace for an anticipated slowdown in the markets where it operates due to […]

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Cruise company settles lawsuit against government over COVID-19 ban
Transportation & Infrastructure 2020-04-16 5:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

Cruise company Australian Pacific Touring has settled a lawsuit brought against the Federal Government challenging an order forcing foreign-owned cruise ships out of Australian waters […]

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‘We must at least try’: Judge says virtual trial will go ahead in Ford class action
Class Actions 2020-04-16 4:55 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ford has lost its bid to delay an upcoming virtual trial in a class action over allegedly defective PowerShift transmissions, with a judge saying the […]

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Coronavirus, bushfires push retailer Aussie Disposals into administration
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-04-15 9:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

Camping goods retailer Aussie Disposals has entered voluntary administration, blaming the summer bushfires and the coronavirus pandemic for its fate. The company, which was founded […]

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Colette administrators not liable for rent payments in COVID-19 downturn, court rules
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-04-15 8:12 pm By Christine Caulfield

Administrators of collapsed retailer Colette by Colette Hayman will not have to pay over $714,000 in rent after court ruled that a temporary rent freeze […]

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COVID-19 could push Country Care cartel trial to next year
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-04-15 1:59 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The jury trial for a criminal cartel case against mobility equipment provider Country Care and two employees is unlikely to start before next year due […]

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Top silk to lead NSW government inquiry into Ruby Princess cruise ship
Class Actions 2020-04-15 1:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

A leading barrister has been appointed by the NSW premier to head an inquiry to investigate the docking and disembarking of the Ruby Princess cruise […]

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