ACCC wins record $18M fine against property spruiker We Buy Houses
Competition & Consumer Protection November 15, 2018 2:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

A court on Thursday hit property spruiker We Buy Houses and its sole director, Richard ‘Rick’ Otton, with a record $18 million in total fines for misleading property investors with claims they could learn to buy real estate for $1.

Network 10 to ‘fiercely defend’ Boss trade mark case by Fairfax
Intellectual Property November 15, 2018 1:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

Network 10 told a court Thursday it would “fiercely defend” a trade mark case brought by Fairfax Media over 10’s recent rebrand and its newly approved trade mark, 10 Boss.

McMillan Shakespeare unit denies car warranties ‘illusory’
Class Actions November 15, 2018 10:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

Defending a class action alleging its vehicle warranties were worthless, a unit of car leasing company McMillan Shakespeare said it has paid out claims to more 3,600 drivers, and was obligated to consider each claim “on its merits”.