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Norton Rose wins appeal against sacked partner, but faulted for ‘serious error in judgment’
Employment 2021-11-26 7:14 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has won its appeal of a $160,000 judgment in favour of former partner Thomas Martin, with the Full Federal Court […]

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AMP’s bid to declass insurance class action ‘antithesis’ of interests of justice, court rules
Class Actions 2021-11-26 2:36 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Financial services company AMP has lost its bid to de-class representative proceedings brought on behalf of 1.5 million insurance customers.

Class action accuses QSuper of overcharging 140,000 members
Financial Services 2021-11-25 2:32 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Superannuation fund QSuper has been hit with a class action for allegedly overcharging up to 140,000 life insurance customers. The Shine Lawyers-led class action was […]

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ACCC approves NAB’s $1.2B acquisition of Citi’s consumer business
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-11-25 2:55 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has given the green light to the National Australia Bank’s proposed $1.2 billion acquisition of Citigroup’s Australian consumer business, […]

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a2 Milk faces second shareholder class action
Class Actions 2021-11-24 3:55 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Dairy giant a2 Milk has been hit with a second class action alleging it misled shareholders by providing an overly rosy forecast for its infant […]

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ASIC imposes new conditions on ASX following multi-billion dollar outage
Securities 2021-11-24 5:41 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has imposed additional license conditions on the Australian Securities Exchange after operational issues created a “very serious” outage last […]

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SA Power Networks settles Yorketown bushfire class action for $2.25M
Class Actions 2021-11-24 4:51 pm By Bianca Hrovat

South Australian Power Networks has reportedly agreed to pay $2.25 million to settle a class action brought by the victims of the 2019 Yorketown bushfire. […]

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‘We don’t understand’: Rentokil confused by ex-manager’s defence in $3.2M invoice case
Employment 2021-11-23 12:35 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A lawyer for Rentokil has told a court the pest control company is scratching its head over the defence by a former manager accused of […]

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Caterpillar resolves case against former employee accused of taking confidential files
Intellectual Property 2021-11-23 4:07 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Construction equipment giant Caterpillar has resolved its dispute with a former employee accused of flagrantly copying “many thousands” of confidential files before taking a job […]

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Union accuses McDonald’s of unpaid rest break ‘conspiracy’
Employment 2021-11-23 1:48 pm By Bianca Hrovat

McDonald’s Australia has been joined as a second respondent in a union-led lawsuit that accuses the fast food giant of “conspiring to deliberately deny workers […]

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