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High Court judges to undergo yearly training in sexual harassment
Courts 2022-03-29 10:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court’s judges will undergo annual group training in harassment, bullying and discrimination in the workplace following the findings of an investigation of former […]

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High Court to weigh in on peak indebtedness rule in win for Gunns liquidators
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-03-25 5:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court will clarify the so-called peak indebtedness rule used by liquidators recouping payments to unsecured creditors, granting a special leave application brought by […]

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High Court won’t hear Clive Palmer’s appeal over $102M Queensland Nickel loan
Energy & Natural Resources 2022-03-25 1:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has declined a special leave application by Clive Palmer-owned mining firms challenging a judgment which ordered the billionaire to repay a $102 […]

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High Court to hear Spain’s sovereign immunity claims in $375M arbitration dispute
High Court 2022-03-23 10:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has agreed to weigh in on whether an Australian court’s recognition of a $375 million international arbitration award against the kingdom of […]

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IAG appeals to High Court, says JobKeeper should offset any COVID-19 payouts
Insurance 2022-03-22 10:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

While mostly prevailing in test cases over coverage for COVID-19 business interruption claims, Insurance Australia Group has asked the High Court to weigh in on […]

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High Court grants Western Power special leave in bushfire class action
High Court 2022-03-22 2:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court will hear a challenge by Western Power to an appeals court judgment which found that the state-owned electricity supplier breached its duty […]

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‘Dangerous nature of loan’ enough to find lenders acted unconscionably, High Court says
Financial Services 2022-03-17 10:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has found that three asset-based lenders behaved unconscionably when they enforced thir rights under a $1.2 million loan made to a vulnerable […]

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Virgin scores High Court win in spat with Wells Fargo over leased engines
High Court 2022-03-16 7:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

US bank Wells Fargo and Florida-based aviation leasing company Willis Lease Finance will have to pay $500,000 for the relocation of leased aircraft engines to […]

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Facebook takes fight over Cambridge Analytica case to High Court
High Court 2022-03-14 2:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

Facebook has filed an application with the High Court seeking to overturn a judgment that found it can be sued in Australia for alleged privacy […]

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High Court to weigh in on patentability of computer-implemented inventions
High Court 2022-03-10 11:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court will weigh in on the test for patentability that should be applied to computer-implemented inventions, granting special leave to Aristocrat Technologies to […]

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