News: Legal

Casino operator Crown Resorts under investigation for money laundering

Australian casino operator Crown Resorts has revealed it is being investigated for possible breaches of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws. The company - which has…

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Oct 23, 2020 Hospitality / Legal / Venues /

 
 

Les Mills Asia Pacific reveals new training format for instructors

Leading group fitness brand Les Mills Asia Pacific is, for the first time in its history, delivering their Q4 Quarterly Workshops as a blend of in-person workshops and online eWorkshops,…

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Oct 23, 2020 Education / Fitness / Legal / Marketing / Technology /

 
 

Body Fit Training and F45 ramp up legal battle over patents

The legal battle between popular Australian-created functional fitness franchises F45 Training and Body Fit Training has been stepped up as they dispute over business strategies and the use…

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Oct 9, 2020 Fitness / Legal /

 
 

Conservationists alert UNESCO of Australian Government’s move to weaken legal protection for heritage sites

Australian conservation groups have written to the Director-General of UNESCO, warning the international body of “alarming moves by the Australian Government to weaken legal…

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Sep 7, 2020 Environment / Government / Legal / Parks /

 
 

Dubai’s GymNation reaches one million member visits milestone

Dubai fitness facility GymNation has reported reaching its one-million-member visit milestone since opening its first location in the Emirate’s Al Quoz district in July 2018. The one…

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Aug 5, 2020 Billing / Fitness / Legal / Marketing /

 
 

Gold’s Gym acquired by German owners

US-based Gold’s Gym International, which filed for bankruptcy in May, has been acquired by German fitness and lifestyle brand the RSG Group GmbH. Hit hard by the economic shutdown…

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Jul 20, 2020 Finance / Fitness / Legal /

 
 

Spartan Race acquires bankrupt rival Tough Mudder

Less than two months after Tough Mudder's creditors in the USA forced it into filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the extreme obstacle race operator has been acquired by rival…

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Feb 28, 2020 ByNigel Benton Events / Finance / Legal / Recreation /

 
 

Landmark UK legal case sees ticketing fraudsters convicted

In a landmark case, two men who used specialist software to buy thousands of concert tickets and then resell them at significantly marked up prices have been convicted on fraud charges by a…

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Feb 15, 2020 Entertainment / Legal / Ticketing / Venues /

 
 

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