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Talking Business #12 Interview with Justin Seskin from The Dom

Season 7, Ep. 12

Tesla is slashing headcount by more than 10%, or 140,000 jobs, as part of a global retrenchment extending all the way into its executive ranks as the carmaker struggles with slowing demand for electric vehicles.

Outgoing Woolworths boss Brad Banducci was threatened with six months in jail for contempt of the Senate after he refused to directly answer questions about a profit metric, in a fiery Greens-led Senate hearing that went off the rails on Tuesday. Greens are accused of grandstanding instead of focusing on cost of living.

Leading defamation lawyers and academics say Bruce Lehrmann’s spectacular defamation defeat will make high-profile litigants think twice before rushing to court to redeem their reputations.

Star Entertainment’s chairman and former chief executive privately schemed to wage war on the casino regulator and considered engaging shareholders in a class action against a NSW government-appointed manager.

Major Australian media companies reeling from the prospect of losing $300 million in advertising revenue from a government crackdown on gambling advertising now face an even more expensive blow from a possible ban on junk food ads.

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