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28 Jan 2010
Gwalia furor a sham: lawyers
Those who have applauded the federal Government's proposal to overturn the High Court's decision in the Sons of Gwalia case are those with same vested...
14 Jan 2010
ASIC weighs up options after third trial defeat
After three trial defeats in a month, the corporate regulator was left pondering late last year as to whether it would appeal the Federal Court decisi...
11 Jan 2010
Heat falls on ASIC lawyer in AWB case
The credibility of a lawyer employed by ASIC has come under scrutiny in the Victorian Supreme Court. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
18 Dec 2009
ASIC refuses to let AWB case derail
Three years after commissioner Terence Cole QC released his multi-volume report into the Australian Wheat Board’s payment of kickbacks to Iraq, the ...
18 Dec 2009
ASIC to appeal in One.Tel case
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has announced its plan to appeal last month's NSW Supreme Court decision in the almost decade lon...
9 Dec 2009
Cost of court system to skyrocket
The cost of running the federal court system will increase by 22 per cent this year. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
8 Dec 2009
Vic Bar spends $54m on new chambers
The Victorian Bar has spent $54 million on new chambers buildings that will link two of the state's most prestigious barristers chambers. Write...
4 Dec 2009
Women matching men at the bar
Female barristers are appearing in Australian courts at the same rate as their male counterparts, a newly released survey reveals. Write comment...
3 Dec 2009
Federal Court describes 'Herculean effort' of C7 judgement
The Federal Court yesterday detailed the enormity of the task facing both the trial and appeal judges on the C7 "mega litigation". Write comm...
30 Nov 2009
Students trial the court
Would-be barristers and lawyers from Fort Street High on Friday triumphed in a mock trial in Sydney. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
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