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APRA won’t appeal loss in IOOF case
Financial Services October 17, 2019 5:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority will not challenge a Federal Court ruling that dismissed its case against fund manager IOOF as “unpersuasive”, “fundamentally inadequate” and […]

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a2 Milk loses another trade mark opposition as high-stakes appeal looms
Intellectual Property October 17, 2019 4:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The a2 Milk Company has come up short again in opposing a competitor’s bid to register a trade mark containing “a2”, with a delegate finding the reputation of its goods does not lie in the descriptive term a2 alone.

HWL Ebsworth resolves claims partner helped divert insurance money to pay legal bill
Legal Ethics October 16, 2019 9:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

HWL Ebsworth has resolved a lawsuit alleging one of its partners helped the former directors of an insolvent mobile ticketing company divert the proceeds of a life insurance policy to pay money owed to the firm.

Medibank admits to violating consumer law with insurance cover fail
Competition & Consumer Protection October 16, 2019 1:11 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Health insurer Medibank has admitted to engaging in misleading and deceptive conduct when it falsely told consumers they were not eligible for certain coverage under […]

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NAB case against Human Group could prejudice Helen Rosamond, judge says
White Collar October 16, 2019 3:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has hit pause on National Australia Bank’s case against Helen Rosamond’s executive services company Human Group over an alleged $42.4 million fraud against […]

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Kmart pockets win over streetwear company in cargo pants IP dispute
Intellectual Property October 16, 2019 10:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Kmart has defeated claims by a streetwear company that the retail giant infringed the copyright for its cargo pants and shorts designs. The case was […]

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Iluka class action doesn’t need cash to put up security, judge says
Class Actions October 16, 2019 11:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The applicant in a shareholder class action against Iluka Resources can put up security for the company’s legal costs by way of two insurance deeds […]

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Surfstitch agrees to settle shareholder class actions, again
Class Actions October 15, 2019 3:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Online fashion retailer Surfstitch has reached an in-principle settlement in two shareholder class actions, about nine months after an initial agreement to resolve the dispute […]

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Full Federal Court reimposes ban on Prime Trust directors
White Collar October 15, 2019 12:43 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Federal Court has reimposed bans against four former directors of collapsed retirement village owner Prime Trust, including former federal health minister Michael Wooldridge, […]

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State Street drops Fearless Girl trade mark case against super fund
Intellectual Property October 14, 2019 3:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

US asset management firm State Street has dropped its trade mark claims against a second superannuation fund over its iconic Fearless Girl statue, leaving law […]

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