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Seven Network sues 7-Eleven in escalating trade mark feud
Intellectual Property 2021-10-15 3:37 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Seven Network is seeking to remove several trade marks and logos registered to 7-Eleven, in a lawsuit filed just three months after the convenience store […]

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ASIC launches action against Insurance Australia over $60M in promised discounts
Insurance 2021-10-15 12:07 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has accused the largest general insurer in Australia of short-changing its customers a staggering $60 million in promised discounts, […]

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High Court judgment sparks concern for isolated judges
Courts 2021-10-14 9:04 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A recent High Court ruling that condemned communication between trial judges and barristers outside of court could have dire consequences, including further isolation for members […]

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Former CoCo Joy boss charged with running company while disqualified
White Collar 2021-10-14 1:15 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The former CEO of failed coconut water venture CoCo Joy, which once sponsored the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles NRL team, faces charges he managed the company […]

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Hall & Wilcox nabs two Big Six lawyers to grow employment practice
Employment 2021-10-14 11:35 am By Bianca Hrovat

Independent Australian law firm Hall & Wilcox has nabbed “high calibre” employment lawyers from Corrs Chambers Westgarth and King & Wood Mallesons as it seeks […]

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Court smooths over Botox trade mark dispute with Freezeframe injunction
Intellectual Property 2021-10-13 8:47 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Botox drug maker Allergan has secured an injunction against a Sydney-based cosmetics company which sought to “leverage” the reputation of the well-known injectable to sell […]

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Little River Band secures injunction in IP suit over alleged Spotify hack
Intellectual Property 2021-10-13 12:25 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Australian rock band Little River Band has secured an injunction against an Adelaide-based record label accused of hijacking the band’s Spotify accounts on behalf of […]

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CBA’s Colonial agrees to $20M penalty for misleading MySuper statements
Financial Services 2021-10-12 5:43 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Commonwealth Bank’s wealth management unit has agreed to cough up $20 million in penalties for misleading thousands of fund members during the transition to […]

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ASIC strips embattled accountant Vanda Gould of financial services licence
Financial Services 2021-10-12 6:11 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has cancelled the licence of embattled former accountant Vanda Gould. The 73-year-old, who is serving a six year sentence […]

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Government can’t dodge sovereign bonds climate change class action
Climate change 2021-10-11 2:49 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A climate change activist can continue her lawsuit alleging the federal government failed to disclose the impact of climate change to investors in sovereign bonds, […]

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