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Bellamy’s to pay $49.7M to settle shareholder class actions
Class Actions November 27, 2019 10:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Infant food maker Bellamy’s has agreed to pay $49.7 million to settle two shareholder class actions alleging the company misled investors in 2016 about its […]

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Dentons defends Afterpay money laundering advice
Financial Services November 26, 2019 5:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Dentons is standing by the legal advice it gave to Afterpay regarding its compliance with anti-money laundering laws, after an independent auditor found the buy […]

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Top tier law firms gave Afterpay bad advice on anti-money laundering compliance, auditor says
Financial Services November 25, 2019 10:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Buy now, pay later giant Afterpay got bad legal advice from “top tier Australian law firms” on its anti-money laundering compliance, an auditor’s report has […]

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Federal Court backs IP Australia’s rejection of computer-implemented invention
Intellectual Property November 25, 2019 4:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Federal Court has again sided with with the Commissioner of Patents in a challenge to a ruling that found two patents for a computer-implemented […]

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‘The well has run dry’: Judge shoots down class action bid for internal Ford reports
Class Actions November 22, 2019 10:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing a class action against car maker Ford over its allegedly defective PowerShift transmission has shot down the applicant’s request for additional discovery, […]

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ANZ, Westpac to face class actions over ‘junk’ insurance
Class Actions November 22, 2019 8:44 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Slater and Gordon is planning class actions against ANZ and Westpac over allegedly worthless insurance, fresh off of winning a $49.5 million settlement in a […]

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‘Orwellian doublespeak’: Judge lashes Dover Financial’s client protection policy
ASIC November 22, 2019 11:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has won its case against defunct financial advisor Dover Financial and its former director, who famously collapsed during the […]

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Full Federal Court gets chance to weigh in on market-based causation
Appeals November 21, 2019 4:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Shareholders have appealed a ruling that found a “serious problem” with market-based causation and dismissed three cases against the liquidator of failed global financial services […]

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160-year-old IP boutique Watermark to hang up its hat
Business of Law November 21, 2019 10:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

IP boutique Griffith Hack will soon have around 80 practicing lawyers when it absorbs Australia’s oldest specialist intellectual property firm Watermark next year. Intellectual property […]

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Qube slaps Port of Newcastle with misuse of market power suit
Exclusive November 20, 2019 10:15 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Qube has filed a misuse of market power case against the operator of the Port of Newcastle for allegedly forcing the logistics giant to pay […]

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