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Global textiles giant Simba can peek at IFOTA’s books, judge says
Securities July 2, 2019 3:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Clothing manufacturer IFOTA has been ordered to open its books to shareholder Simba after it raised concerns about IFOTA’s management and financial position. Fifteen per […]

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Ariosa infringed Sequenom’s patent for prenatal genetic test, court finds
Intellectual Property July 1, 2019 10:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A court has found Ariosa Diagnostics infringed a patent held by Sequenom for a noninvasive prenatal genetic test, and ruled one claim of the patent […]

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Mondelez overvalued Aussie biz in $460M sale to Bega, suit claims
Corporate July 1, 2019 9:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bega Cheese is accusing global food giant Mondelez of overstating the value of the Australian assets purchased for $460 million in July 2017 as part […]

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Suncorp hit with class action over super fees
Class Actions July 1, 2019 12:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A unit of Suncorp Group has been hit with a class action over superannuation fees and charges, the eighth banking royal commission-related class action filed […]

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AMS doubles down on defence in vaginal mesh class action
Class Actions July 1, 2019 11:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Medical device manufacturer American Medical Systems has reasserted that it cannot face claims under Australian consumer laws over its allegedly defective vaginal mesh products because […]

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Commercial interests shouldn’t bar consolidation, says Brambles class action judge
Class Actions June 28, 2019 11:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has released his reasons for consolidating two shareholder class actions against logistics company Brambles over opposition by the lead applicant in one of […]

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Judge flushes ACCC’s consumer case over Kimberly-Clark wipes
Competition & Consumer Protection June 28, 2019 3:42 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has lost its case alleging Kimberly-Clark made misleading representations about its flushable wipes, with a judge finding the consumer […]

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Israel Folau dispute with Rugby Australia will head to court
Employment June 28, 2019 4:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Rugby player Israel Folau, who was sacked after sharing a homophobic Instagram post, will take his unfair dismissal case against Rugby Australia and the NSW Waratahs to […]

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Special counsel appointed in toxic foam class action
Class Actions June 28, 2019 11:41 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing several class actions over the alleged use of toxic foam at government military bases has appointed a special counsel to hear the […]

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ASIC appeals ruling in market manipulation case against NAB contractor Whitebox
Securities June 28, 2019 11:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission is challenging the dismissal of its enforcement action against  National Australia Bank contractor Whitebox Trading and sole director Johannes […]

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