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High Court to hear BHP challenge to foreign investors in class action
High Court 2022-02-18 10:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

BHP Group has been granted special leave from the High Court to appeal a ruling that rejected its bid to exclude foreign investors from a […]

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High Court says class action shareholders can quiz directors of failed companies
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-02-16 10:27 am By Christine Caulfield

In a boost to securities class actions, the High Court has ruled that directors of collapsed companies can be subjected to public examination by shareholders […]

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Government settles sexual harassment claims against Dyson Heydon
High Court 2022-02-14 5:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The federal government has settled the claims of three former associates of ex-High Court Justice Dyson Heydon after an independent investigation found they were victims […]

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High Court to decide if class action shareholders can publicly grill directors
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-02-11 11:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

A case before the High Court could have major implications for company directors, giving shareholders in class actions the power to drag them before court […]

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High Court gives boost to gig economy, clarifies test for independent contractors
Employment 2022-02-09 7:34 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The High Court has bolstered the position of businesses hiring independent contractors with two rulings clarifying the importance of the contract in determing the status […]

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Reckitt-Benckiser asks High Court to overturn decision on Maxigesic ads
High Court 2022-02-03 1:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Consumer goods giant Reckitt-Benckiser is seeking special leave from the High Court to challenge a Full Court judgment that overturned a finding that AFT Pharmaceuticals’ […]

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High Court asked to weigh in on patentability of computer-implemented inventions
High Court 2022-02-02 10:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Plumbing company Repipe has asked the High Court to take up its case centred on the controversial issue of patent eligibility for computer-implemented inventions, seeking […]

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Google claims ‘devastating’ impact on internet if defamation ruling upheld
High Court 2022-01-24 2:11 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Google has argued there would be a “devastating” effect on the internet if the High Court upholds a judgment awarded to gangland lawyer George Defteros […]

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High Court to hear Google’s challenge to $40,000 defamation award to gangland lawyer
High Court 2021-12-14 5:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has granted Google special leave to challenge a $40,000 defamation judgment awarded to gangland lawyer George Defteros, with the search giant arguing […]

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High Court won’t hear TechnologyOne exec’s bid to revive $5.2M award
Employment 2021-12-09 5:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former TechnologyOne executive has lost his application for special leave to appeal a judgment throwing out a $5.2 million bullying judgment in his favour, […]

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