Category: Law

Ireland joins Apple to fight EU tax ruling

The Irish government has decided to join Apple appealing against a European Union ruling the tech company should pay Ireland 13 billion...

Venture Capital Partnerships Reform

Venture Capital Partnerships are an instrumental source of funding, particularly for smaller start-ups without access to capital markets...

ASIC sues NAB

ASIC sues NAB

The corporate watch dog is taking legal action against the National Australia Bank, making it the third bank now being sued for rate...

Government bans in play sports betting

Government bans in play sports betting

In a massive blow to overseas bookmakers, the Federal Government has slapped a ban on online in-play betting on sports.  Basically, the...

$1.8 million of TVs in Dick Smith fire sale

$1.8 million of TVs in Dick Smith fire sale

Dick Smith will have the mother of all fire sales for thousands of television sets after the Federal Court yesterday ruled on a shipping...

Volkswagen lawsuit

Volkswagen lawsuit

Volkwagen is being sued for 3.3 billion Euros ($A4.9 billion) for covering up its polluting diesel engines in a class action lawsuit filed...

Call for Royal Commission into Comminsure

Pressure is mounting on the Federal government to hold a Royal Commission into the Commonwealth Bank’s insurance arm Comminsure. The...

ASIC to target banks over rate rigging

ASIC to target banks over rate rigging

The corporate regulator plans to extend its rate rigging inquiry beyond the ANZ to include the other banks. The Australian Financial Review...

Brazilian dam deal

Brazilian dam deal

Samarco, the mining company joint venture between BHP Billiton and Vale, has reached an agreement with the Brazilian government over the...

BHP Billiton’s Brazilian nightmare continues with Samarco executives facing homicide charges

BHP Billiton’s Brazilian nightmare continues with Samarco executives facing homicide charges

Brazilian police have recommended “qualified homicide” charges be pursued against six senior Samarco employees and a consultant...