Lucy Battersby is a business reporter focusing on corporate regulation and litigation.
Lucy Battersby THE outgoing Chief Justice of the Federal Court wants the government to urgently restore funding or risk the court stretching resources to a point where it starts ''devouring'' itself.
Lucy Battersby Vodafone Group's share of revenue from its Australian subsidiary fell by 16 per cent in the last three months of 2012.
Lucy Battersby Receivers of trucking company Wettenhalls Group have sold part of the business in a management buyout. The purchase will help protect about 200 permanent jobs and keep the trucks on the road.
Lucy Battersby The Future Fund will soon decide whether to continue holding shares in tobacco companies.
Lucy Battersby The Future Fund will soon decide whether it will keep investing in the tobacco industry, the managing director revealed at a portfolio update on Tuesday morning.
Lucy Battersby Visa will ''vigorously defend itself'' against legal action by Australia's competition watchdog.
Lucy Battersby Australia’s competition watchdog is taking Visa, the world’s largest electronic payment network, to court for misuse of market power.
Lucy Battersby Telstra payphones on city footpaths and country towns is secure for the next 20 years.
Lucy Battersby Virgin’s takeover buy regional airline Skywest gets approval from the competition regulator, giving it a chance to cash in on Western Australia’s mining boom.
Lucy Battersby Australia's biggest stockbroking firm forced to have investigator oversee its operations.
Lucy Battersby Macquarie Equities agrees to a strict compliance program and will pay for an independent expert to trawl through client records and books.
Lucy Battersby Despite initial fears of devastation, flood waters may help Queensland's largest agricultural industries - ranging from cotton to beef - over the long term by breaking a six-month dry spell.
Lucy Battersby The Wettenhalls Group of trucking and logistics companies go under voluntary administration.
Lucy Battersby Liquidators of Lehman Brothers file application to appeal part of a landmark liability case.
Lucy Battersby The CFMEU has accused Rio Tinto of discriminating against union members.
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...
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.
Lucy Battersby Hastie Group's former directors, auditor and corporate advisers could face legal action.
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...
Glenda Kwek and Lucy Battersby Creditors report shows Hastie Group failed due to poor management of its international operations.