The battle over competing shareholder class actions against logistics tech company GetSwift is over, with the High Court rejecting a bid by one of the losing class action applicants to take another look at their case.
Ticket reseller Viagogo will face penalties after the court found it duped customers into thinking it was an official ticket vendor and failed to disclose booking fees of around 28 per cent, causing some customers to pay hundreds of dollars more than what their tickets were actually worth.
Horse vaccine maker Zoetis has appealed a ruling that denied its request for $450,000 as security for costs in an unfunded class action accusing it of failing to warn about the vaccine’s side effects.
Construction giant Lendlease has been hit with a class action over allegedly inadequate disclosures relating to its engineering and services business, which includes the NorthConnex tunnel road project in Sydney.
The consumer watchdog has brought legal action against Australian 4WD Hire, accusing the car rental company of charging customers for damage to vehicles without evidence of damage, and threatening to slap on extra charges to customers who complained.
A former NAB financial adviser has been charged with fraud after allegedly impersonating clients and stealing $166,5oo from their accounts, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission said Thursday.
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An appeals court has revived a class action against a NSW council over loss and damage resulting from a 2009 tip rubbish fire, awarding the lead applicant over $100,000 in damages.
Accounting firm Pitcher Partners, which is facing two shareholder class actions over auditing work for Slater & Gordon, is considering filing claims of its own against the law firm’s current auditor, Ernst & Young.
Apple founder Steve Jobs’ penchant for using the phrase “One more thing” as a rhetorical flourish during his highly anticipated “Stevenote” talks — usually before unveiling a new Apple product — does not constitute a trade mark use, according to a decision quashing Apple’s opposition to watch maker’s Swatch’ application to trade mark the phrase in Australia.
The operator of a Vietnamese mine has filed a lawsuit seeking to enforce a $132 million arbitration judgment against engineering company Jacobs E&C, which was acquired […]
US-toy giant Mattel has reached a settlement in a Federal Court case alleging its Mecard toys infringed on a patent for a toy transformation mechanism […]
Former Aussie Home Loans boss Stephen Porges has lost an appeal of a judgment ordering him to pay more than $1 million to a private […]