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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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Sparke Helmore was negligent in failing to alert developer to looming deadlines, court finds
Professional Negligence 2021-11-22 4:38 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Law firm Sparke Helmore acted negligently by failing to adequately advise a New South Wales property developer about extension of time notices that were needed […]

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Union takes legal action against CBA over ‘draconian’ salary secrecy clause
Employment 2021-11-22 5:51 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Finance Sector Union has launched legal proceedings in the Fair Work Commission against the Commonwealth Bank for allegedly sacking an employee who breached a […]

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Honda can’t dodge discovery for potential lawsuit by dealers
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-11-22 4:36 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Honda Motors has failed to strike out or permanently stay a proceeding seeking discovery for a possible lawsuit over the Japanese car maker’s decision to […]

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Top judge says junior counsel should get more opportunities in court
Courts 2021-11-19 1:18 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Chief Justice of the Victorian Supreme Court has called on the legal profession to provide more opportunities for junior counsel to hone their oral […]

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