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Judge meets further resistance from doctors group in Ethicon pelvic mesh class action
Product Liability July 26, 2019 9:54 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has ordered a leading doctor’s professional body to hand over its member list to the applicants in the Ethicon pelvic mesh class action, […]

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Ex-MP Emma Husar ‘very close’ to settling defamation case against Buzzfeed
Defamation July 19, 2019 3:22 pm By Amelia Birnie

Lawyers for media outlet Buzzfeed say they are “very close” to settling a defamation case brought by former Labor MP Emma Husar, over an article […]

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ASIC wants ban on unsolicited insurance sales calls
Insurance July 18, 2019 4:03 pm By Amelia Birnie

The corporate watchdog has proposed a complete ban on unsolicited telephone sales of life insurance and consumer credit insurance, as an urgent placeholder ahead of […]

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Celebrity chef George Calombaris back-pays $7.8 million to underpaid staff
Employment July 18, 2019 2:24 pm By Amelia Birnie

The Melbourne restaurant group founded by celebrity chef George Calombaris has back-paid $7.8 million to more than 500 workers, after a Fair Work investigation uncovered […]

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Class action alleges Cosmetic Institute director was mastermind behind ‘one size fits all’ breast surgery
Class Actions August 7, 2019 8:11 pm By Amelia Birnie

The plaintiffs in The Cosmetic Institute class action over allegedly botched breast implants will argue a former director of the company was the mastermind behind […]

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Ban on Instagram selfie with Kylie Jenner would intrude on ‘personal freedom’, judge says
Intellectual Property July 17, 2019 6:19 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has refused to order the removal of a selfie photograph with model Kylie Jenner from the personal Instagram account of the former CEO […]

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Condom maker Ansell settles SKYN trade mark spat
Intellectual Property July 17, 2019 1:37 pm By Amelia Birnie

Ansell has settled a dispute with a Perth cosmetic clinic over its proposed registration of the trade mark ‘SKYN Love The Skyn You’re In’, after […]

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Sportsbet loses application for ‘Same Game Multi’ trade mark
Intellectual Property July 15, 2019 7:10 pm By Amelia Birnie

Sportsbet’s application to register ‘Same Game Multi’ as a trade mark has been rejected, with the Registrar of Trade Marks relying on statements in the […]

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Former Dick Smith execs may seek to vacate trial date if cross claims filed
Class Actions July 12, 2019 9:18 pm By Amelia Birnie

Two former executives of Dick Smith may seek to vacate an upcoming trial date for two class actions against the failed retailer, after recently being […]

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‘Stalinist’ APRA deterring ‘good people’ from super industry, ex-IOOF directors say
Financial Services July 12, 2019 8:08 pm By Amelia Birnie

The former directors of troubled fund manager IOOF have slammed APRA for bringing a “truly hopeless” disqualification case against them, telling a court the prudential […]

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