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Former Freenet director hit with fraud charges
Technology May 21, 2018 10:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Australia’s corporate regulator has brought fraud charges against the former director of failed internet company Freenet, alleging he took money from the company and used […]

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Judge axes claim in NAB Docklands construction dispute
Construction May 21, 2018 10:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has upheld a court referee’s dismissal of construction subcontractor Brighton Australia’s claim  that global contractor Multiplex violated the Australian Consumer Law by making […]

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IOOF shareholder gets discovery ok for possible class action
Class Actions May 18, 2018 9:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An IOOF shareholder mulling a class action against the financial services company over reports that it failed to inform ASIC about allegations of misconduct by […]

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Viterra loses third bid for Cargill talks with Allens over Joe White sale
Competition & Consumer Protection May 18, 2018 5:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Viterra has failed in its third bid to access communications between Cargill Australia and its lawyers related to Cargill’s $420 million purchase of malt producer […]

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ACCC flags concerns over Transurban bid for WestConnex
Competition & Consumer Protection May 17, 2018 1:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has raised concerns that the proposed $2 billion acquisition of Sydney toll road WestConnex by toll road operator Transurban […]

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Radio Rentals to pay $2M following ASIC probe
Competition & Consumer Protection May 16, 2018 5:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Federal Court has ordered appliance and furniture leasing company Radio Rentals to pay a $2 million penalty for failing to verify consumers’ financial situations […]

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Yazaki ordered to pay record $46M for price fixing on car parts
Breaking News May 16, 2018 12:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Federal Court has slapped Japanese car parts maker Yazaki Corporation with a $46 million penalty for colluding with a competitor on prices for […]

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Judge takes scalpel to Commonwealth Bank class action
Class Actions May 15, 2018 10:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing a Maurice Blackburn-led shareholder class action against Commonwealth Bank of Australia over allegedly lax anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing controls has struck […]

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Judge must decide whether Fairfax article is about Harry Triguboff
Media May 15, 2018 9:42 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge overseeing a defamation case brought by billionaire Meriton founder Harry Triguboff against Fairfax Media must decide whether an article about the property company […]

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SNF renews challenge to BASF patent
Energy & Natural Resources May 15, 2018 11:24 am By Cat Fredenburgh

SNF has filed an appeal with the Federal Court after the Australian Patent Office shot down its challenge to a mining patent application by rival […]

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