Macquarie Investors Short Changed

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LEVITT Robinson Solicitors’ Principal Stewart Levitt has spoken out against Macquarie Bank in the Australian Financial Review, over revelations that the bank gave some of its wealthy clients an opportunity to opt-out of the ill-fated 2008 Initial Public Offering of toll road holding company BrisConnections. According to AFR reporter Joyce Moullakis, Macquarie knew that the BrisConnections share… Read more »

Levitt Robinson suggests new regime for changing company records

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Levitt Robinson has provided a submission to Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) Chairman Mr Greg Medcraft that the corporate watchdog should implement immediate changes to the procedure for changing ASIC’s records of company details, as flaws in the current system are creating millions of dollars of unnecessary costs in family law property disputes. According to Levitt… Read more »

PRESS RELEASE: Levitt Robinson welcomes decision to keep 18C

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HUMAN rights law firm Levitt Robinson Solicitors applauds Prime Minister Tony Abbott for adopting its submissions on dumping proposed amendments to section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Commonwealth), which makes it unlawful to offend, insult, humiliate or intimidate a person or group because of their race. Authored by Levitt Robinson’s Daniel Meyerowitz-Katz — who has been… Read more »

Levitt Robinson acts in high-profile art forgery trial

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LEADING civil litigation law firm Levitt Robinson Solicitors has completed a two week trial in the high-profile court case between Sydney barrister Louise McBride and international art auction house Christie’s, over an allegedly fake painting by legendary Australian artist Albert Tucker. Ms McBride purchased the painting through art consultant Vivienne Sharpe from a Christie’s Australia auction… Read more »