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Trial in Country Care case faces delay as COVID-19 restrictions keep judge, lawyers in NSW
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-01-21 1:10 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The jury trial in a criminal cartel case against mobility equipment provider Country Care and two employees could be delayed due to coronavirus restrictions, as […]

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Clive Palmer offers to drop contempt of court lawsuit against WA Premier
High Court 2021-01-12 3:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

Billionaire Clive Palmer has offered to withdraw his High Court contempt of court lawsuit against Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan “in a spirit of reconciliation […]

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High Court asked to hear $10B COVID-19 business interruption case
Insurance 2020-12-18 10:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Insurance Council of Australia has asked the High Court to weigh in on its case against COVID-19 related claims in business interruption policies, following […]

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Law firm investigates COVID-19 business interruption class action
Coronavirus 2020-11-20 1:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Insurers may face a class action by holders of business interruption insurance that have had their COVID-19-related claims rejected, following their loss in a test […]

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High Court dismisses Clive Palmer’s challenge to WA’s COVID-19 border restrictions
Coronavirus 2020-11-06 12:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

Billionaire Clive Palmer has lost his challenge to Western Australia’s COVID-19 border lockdown, with the High Court tossing the case after finding the state’s measures […]

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ASIC brings first COVID-19 case with action against ClearLoans over hardship requests
Coronavirus 2021-03-16 3:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC has launched its first case related to the COVID-19 pandemic, targeting personal lender ClearLoans for allegedly contravening the hardship provisions of the credit laws […]

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Qantas did not misuse Jobkeeper, appeals court finds
Employment 2020-12-17 9:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

The terms of the Fair Work Act do not guarantee employees of Qantas or potentially any workers in Australia the right to entitlements such as […]

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ASIC ordered to clarify first COVID-19 case against ClearLoans
Financial Services 2021-04-12 10:11 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has ordered ASIC to provide more detail in its case accusing personal lender ClearLoans of contravening the hardship provisions of the credit laws, […]

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Insurer sued for denying COVID-19 lockdown loss claim
Insurance 2021-03-23 12:36 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A small business owner has launched proceedings against his insurer claiming he was wrongly denied pandemic coverage under a business interruption policy, one of many […]

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Clients and lawyers with axe to grind a major headache for law firms in 2020
Business of Law 2021-01-13 10:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

While there was no shortage of pain and challenges for law firms as the coronavirus raged across the globe last year, a number of big […]

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