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Behind the judgement. Why the Federal Court tore up a $35m settlement between ASIC and Westpac over lending standards
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Behind the judgement. Why the Federal Court tore up a $35m settlement between ASIC and Westpac over lending standards

Written by: Michael Adams, Western Sydney University Justice Perram has decided that some things are more important than quick settlements. ShutterstockVery rarely does a judge tear up a multi million dollar penalty signed up to by both the regulator and...

LGBTQ immigrants need better settlement services
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LGBTQ immigrants need better settlement services

Written by: Sulaimon Giwa, Assistant Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer immigrants are generally not considered by policymakers and settlement providers. Shutterstock When you hear the word immigrant or newcomer, what image does that evoke?...

Bill Cosby’s $3.4M settlement: Evidence of guilt or greed?
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Bill Cosby’s $3.4M settlement: Evidence of guilt or greed?

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The defense in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial is expected to use its opening statement on Tuesday to portray a $3.4 million settlement paid to the woman he's charged with sexually assaulting as evidence of her greed. Cosby lawyer Tom Mesereau has signaled he intends to use the settlement to argue…

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Muslims: Settlement will prevent illegal NYPD surveillance

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department has agreed not to conduct surveillance based on religion or ethnicity and to listen to Muslims as it develops new training materials as part of a deal to settle claims it illegally spied on Muslims for years after the Sept. 11 attacks. The agreement announced Thursday…

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