Voelte v Australian Broadcasting Corporation [2016] NSWSC (Jury)

DEFAMATION - plaintiff former CEO of Woodside Petroleum and Seven Group Holdings - whether  ABC news report implied plaintiff “betrayed” his shareholders in a takeover by Seven of oil and gas explorer Nexus Energy - alleged meaning rejected - verdict for the defendant.

Mark Polden, led by Stuart Littlemore QC, appeared for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Link to media coverage of jury's verdict (The Australian, 19 July 2016)