Tag: court

NEWS: Floods class action begins in Sydney

A class action by more than 6 000 Brisbane and Ipswich flood victims began in Sydney on Monday. Tipped to be the largest class action ever seen in Australia, the victims seek compensation from dam operators Seqwater and Sunwater, as well as the state of Queensland. Led by personal injury giant Maurice Blackburn, and backed […]

NEWS: Brisbane Road Rage Case Ends with Hung Jury

A high-profile Brisbane road rage case has ended in odd circumstances, with a hung jury. Tamate Henry Heke, a New Zealand father of three, is fighting allegations that he struck Shane Merrigan before he was fatally hit by a passing garbage truck on the side of a Brisbane Motorway in December, 2015. During the week […]

NEWS: Chevron & International Tax, What Does It Mean to Me?

You may have heard of the recent Federal Court decision regarding US Oil giant Chevron and a $300 million, no? Well that’s ok, because I’m about to tell you all about it. The full bench of the Federal Court unanimously dismissed the appeal against an ATO ruling that Chevron used an intra-company loan as a […]