Latest federal court News

Federal Court to travel to Tiwi Islands for on-Country evidence
ASIC secures over $102 million in remediation for Freedom Insurance customers, with more to come
Bingo Industries pleads guilty to alleged demolition waste cartel
Google LLC to pay $60 million for misleading representations
38 contract terms in 11 Fuji small business contracts declared unfair and void
Legal action against University of Melbourne highlights wider problem
University of Melbourne faces court
Enviro Tech Holdings and company officers ordered by Federal Court to pay $96,000 for unlawful importation of surgical face masks
Anti-scam breaches cost Circles.Life over $300K in penalties and compensation
Justice system unsafe for gender diverse
ASIC successful as Court upholds decision to penalise and disqualify former director James Cruickshank
High Court to hear arguments in second BI test case
Telstra undertakes to address 5G competition concerns
Judicial impartiality critical to procedural fairness
Authorisation request for proposed settlement between pharmaceutical companies withdrawn
ASIC enforcement and regulatory update April to June 2022
Court proceedings initiated against Vapor Kings Pty Ltd and its director for alleged unlawful advertising of nicotine vaping
Kurtjar People’s native title to help enshrine knowledge of elders
Exposure draft legislation: Taxation of military superannuation benefits
Case For Construction Watchdog Remains Strong
ATO secures settlement of marketing hub tax dispute
Unregistered investment scheme operator Chris Marco charged with 50 counts of fraud
Monash University accused of systemic underpayment of staff in new breach
Qantas awarded $1.1 million bonus to person responsible for illegal outsourcing one month after appeal loss
Joint Costs Advisory Committee – 2022 Call for Submissions
OTC derivatives provider Sirius Financial Markets surrenders licence, former executives handed eight-year bans
Trade secret protections benefit small firms, consumers: research
Statement on ACMA Federal Court action against Limni Enterprises Pty Ltd
ACMA welcomes significant penalties in Red Telecom Federal Court case
Court finds Select AFSL and its agents acted unconscionably: Royal Commission case study
Court finds Select AFSL and its agents acted unconscionably when selling insurance products
Tiwi Islander seeks urgent injunction to stop Santos from pushing ahead with imminent Barossa gas offshore drilling plans
ASIC issues civil penalty proceedings against wholesale licensee Lanterne Fund Services for risk and compliance failures
Nearly 1.5 million hectares recognised at historic FNQ native title determinations
Premeditated unlawful picket in SA leads to $384,000 in penalties
Upcoming Retirement of Honourable Justice Patrick Keane AC, Justice of High Court of Australia
ASIC sues Mercer Financial Advice for misleading customers about fees for no service and fee disclosure statement failures
ACCC alleges Ultra Tune in contempt of court
ASIC wins appeal on Cigno and BHF Solutions Federal Court decision
ASIC obtains orders to freeze funds and assets of Ashley Arandez and companies
Qantas payment only ‘thank you’ if unconditional and paid to all workers including illegally sacked: unions
Lived Experience Justice To Lead Mental Health Review
Samsung Australia to pay $14m penalty for misleading water resistance claims
Lycamobile pays $186,480 penalty for public safety failures
Scarborough court bid highlights need for climate trigger
Crown casino given conditional approval to operate gaming
New Chief Commissioner and Commissioners recommended for appointment to ICAC
Survey: 47% of illegally axed Qantas workers are still without permanent job