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Parties in 7-Eleven class actions clash over costs after $3.1M discovery ‘blowout’
Franchise June 22, 2020 4:47 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The parties in two class actions brought against 7-Eleven on behalf of franchisees have clashed over the convenience store giant’s alleged $3.1 million discovery costs […]

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‘The way to do business’: Federal Court judge wants to make virtual case management hearings permanent
Defamation June 19, 2020 12:03 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A Federal Court judge overseeing Papua New Guinean Politician William Duma’s defamation lawsuit against Fairfax Media has said he would like to move case management […]

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Fonterra hit with class action over drop in milk prices
Class Actions June 19, 2020 5:48 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Fonterra has been hit with a class action by disgruntled dairy farmers who allege they were unlawfully underpaid when the processor slashed milk prices and […]

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ACCC to monitor airline competitiveness after Virgin collapse
Competition & Consumer Protection June 19, 2020 5:09 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The Government has asked the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to actively monitor the competitiveness of the domestic air travel market, which has been severely […]

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Victoria passes hotly contested contingency fee bill
Class Actions June 18, 2020 7:28 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Victoria’s lawmakers have passed a fiercely-debated bill that lifts the ban on contingency fees, making the state the first in the country to allow lawyers […]

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Energy companies face $1B class action over alleged ‘bidding games’
Class Actions June 18, 2020 10:15 am By Alison Eveleigh

Queensland’s two largest electricity generators are facing a potential class action over alleged “bidding games” designed to artificially inflate consumers’ electricity bills. A class action […]

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Norwegian shipper pleads guilty to cartel charge, says fine should be $20M
Competition & Consumer Protection June 18, 2020 5:02 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Norway-based shipping company Wallenius Wilhlmsen Ocean AS has pleaded guilty to one charge of criminal cartel conduct, but told a court the penalty should be […]

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Judge tells AUSTRAC to ‘guillotine’ Westpac case as it readies more claims
Financial Services June 17, 2020 4:12 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has warned AUSTRAC that it needs to finalise its case against Westpac over anti-money laundering breaches as the regulator readies a slew of […]

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More law firms to be dragged into Dover Financial negligence case
Financial Services June 17, 2020 6:30 pm By Alison Eveleigh

More law firms may soon be targeted in a lawsuit brought by defunct financial advisor Dover Financial alleging three law firms provided negligent advice concerning […]

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Judge accused of ‘very aggressively’ attacking government’s Robodebt defence
Class Actions June 16, 2020 2:30 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has been accused of “very aggressively” raising issues with a barrister for the Federal Government over its failure to amend its defence in […]

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