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Lucy Battersby

Lucy Battersby is Technology Reporter for Fairfax Media. She worked on communications policy for the federal government before joining Fairfax in 2006.

Appeal may delay Lehman payouts

Lucy Battersby Liquidators of Lehman Brothers file application to appeal part of a landmark liability case.

Miner faces legal action over redundancy payouts

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Lucy Battersby The CFMEU has accused Rio Tinto of discriminating against union members.

From Quo to woe for reckless radio station

Status Quo in Coles supermarket ad

Lucy Battersby One of the most annoying jingles to hit Australian televisions in recent years – Status Quo's Down Down – has caused an Adelaide radio station to breach new commercial radio codes of...

Union takes Rio to court for discrimination

coal

Lucy Battersby Rio Tinto is facing a legal challenge over claims it discriminated between union and non-union miners by giving workers on individual contracts up to $120,000 more in redundancy payments.

Slater & Gordon considers class action against Hastie

Slater and Gordon.

Lucy Battersby Hastie Group's former directors, auditor and corporate advisers could face legal action.

Law firm considers Hastie class action

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Lucy Battersby Hastie Group’s former directors, auditor and corporate advisors could face additional legal action from shareholders on top of the action already flagged by administrators, after law firm Slater and...

Hastie directors 'may have breached duties'

Former Hastie workers.

Glenda Kwek and Lucy Battersby Creditors report shows Hastie Group failed due to poor management of its international operations.

Abandoned companies to be put into liquidation

ASIC

Lucy Battersby Companies abandoned by directors will automatically be placed into liquidation by the corporate watchdog when a new panel of liquidators is assembled early next year.

Still fortified, Buller family seeks buyer as winery trading continues

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Lucy Battersby The family behind well-known Rutherglen winery Buller Wines is looking for investors or buyers for their vineyard, after it was placed into voluntary administration earlier this month.

Competition concerns over Telstra takeover deal

Technology

Lucy Battersby Telstra announced plans to buy Adam Internet for about $55 million in late October.

Telstra ready to go the Jetstar model

Telstra

Lucy Battersby Telstra will learn on Thursday whether it is allowed to proceed with plans to turn a small Adelaide-based internet provider into its own Jetstar-like national broadband provider.

Moody's proposes more nuanced method for sovereign debt ratings

Moody's

Lucy Battersby Moody's is changing the way it calculates sovereign debt ratings in response to the GFC.

Cotton On Kids fined $1m for selling unsafe nightwear

Cotton On

Lucy Battersby Cotton On Kids has been fined $1 million for selling children's nightwear that breached fire safety standards.

Watchdog team has eye on 'window dressing'

Lucy Battersby The market watchdog has warned it will be on the lookout for market manipulation.

Ready to take a risk in courtroom battles

ACCC chairman Rod Sims.

Lucy Battersby Competition tsar Rod Sims is willing to take on the tough lawsuits.

Telcos revolt over mobile spectrum price

Communications minister Stephen Conroy.

Peter Cai and Lucy Battersby Australia's biggest telecom carriers threaten to boycott the government's spectrum auction.

Toyota suppliers accused of price-fixing

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Lucy Battersby A car-parts manufacturer has been accused of running a cartel and faces legal action from the ACCC, following a national crackdown on collusion and price-fixing.

Telstra in the big league with its $100m NRL deal

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Peter Cai and Lucy Battersby Deal signals Telstra's strategy of expanding media assets as it loses its old copper network.

Ex-PwC consultant gets two years for insider trading

Lucy Battersby A former tax consultant has been sentenced to two years imprisonment for insider trading, with the sentence to be served under an intensive correction order.

High-frequency traders in the clear

ASIC

Lucy Battersby and Gareth Hutchens High-frequency traders had nothing to do with a trading price spike, according to ASIC.