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Thursday, 27 October 2016In the news - The Sydney Morning Herald
'Pokie-Leaks' campaign calls for gambling industry secrets Three federal politicians are calling on whistleblowers to send them poker machine industry secrets with a promise they will be made public using parliamentary privilege.
Wednesday, 26 October 2016In the news - Auto Talk
VW stays defiant locally and abroad amid Dieselgate lawsuits Lawyers for Volkswagen’s German head office have been told to reconsider their position after Justice Lindsay Foster described VW’s conduct as “unacceptable” and “incredibly annoying” in the case brought by the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC).
Wednesday, 26 October 2016In the news - ABC News
Volkswagen: US judge approves $US14.7b settlement over diesel emissions cheating scandal A US federal judge has approved Volkswagen AG's record $US14.7 billion ($19.22 billion) settlement with regulators and owners of 475,000 polluting diesel vehicles, with the German automaker saying it would begin buying back the cars mid-November.
Friday, 14 October 2016In the news - Financial Review
ASIC life insurance review reveals one insurer denied 37pc of permanent disability claims The corporate regulator has announced a major crackdown on the life insurance sector after identifying "significant shortcomings" in the way claims are handled.
Friday, 14 October 2016In the news - Herald Sun
Baby deaths scandal: Four Victorian hospitals maternity services stripped after independent inquiry Four Victorian hospitals have been stripped of some of their maternity services following an independent inquiry into the state’s baby deaths scandal.
Wednesday, 12 October 2016In the news - ABC News
Slater and Gordon law firm faces class action from shareholders Thousands of Slater and Gordon shareholders will take part in a class action against the high-profile law firm following allegations the company knew it was in financial trouble.
Wednesday, 12 October 2016In the news - Herald Sun
Tuesday, 11 October 2016In the news - Lawyers Weekly
Legal body slams 'paper tiger' inquiry The Australian Lawyers Alliance has renewed its call for a royal commission into Australia’s banking system, saying the current parliamentary inquiry has failed to properly examine the systemic issues plaguing the “troubled” industry.
Friday, 7 October 2016In the news - Australian Financial Review
Tribunal a bad option, experts say A tribunal is a bad idea and would probably end up being a legalistic, adversarial dispenser of "pretty rough justice", legal experts say. Instead, existing ombudsman and external dispute resolutions options should be enhanced, they say.
Wednesday, 5 October 2016In the news - Sydney Morning Herald
Being sacked can cost much more than the lost wage It's often remarked that death, divorce and moving house are the three most traumatic events of a person's life. In my experience, having advised hundreds of clients about their rights who have lost their jobs, being sacked is on par with the other three.