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Takata airbag class actions to balloon following mandatory recall
Class Actions February 28, 2018 10:49 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The class actions against car companies over defective Takata airbags are expected to dramatically grow after the first-of-its-kind mandatory recall announced by the government Wednesday. […]

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Netgear settles with ACCC over misleading warranties
Competition & Consumer Protection February 27, 2018 1:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Netgear will provide refunds after misleading customers about remedies available to them on purchasing faulty products, another win for the ACCC even as the consumer […]

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Australian litigation funder values caseload at $4.7B
Class Actions February 26, 2018 2:38 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

It might be in the glare of a government inquiry, but business is booming for Australian litigation backer IMF Bentham, which says its estimated caseload […]

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GetSwift hit with $300M shareholder class action
Class Actions February 21, 2018 8:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Squire Patton Boggs has brought a shareholder class action worth potentially $300 million against logistics software company GetSwift and its director, former AFL player Joel […]

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Vodafone faces US action after trouble with Aussie regulator
Securities February 16, 2018 11:58 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Vodafone has been hit with a class action in the US alleging it failed to inform shareholders that it violated Australian law by selling pre-paid […]

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Pacific National offers concessions to ACCC on terminal deal
Competition & Consumer Protection October 30, 2017 4:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Rail freight operator Pacific National has promised the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission it won’t discriminate between users of the Acacia Ridge Terminal in Queensland, […]

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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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Branhaven not ready to give up in bovine gene patent battle
Intellectual Property May 4, 2018 10:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Branhaven will seek court approval to amend the bovine gene patent held by it and Cargill, after the Federal Court sided with a challenge by Meat […]

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Briefly: Carl Zeiss sues over lens patent
Intellectual Property April 27, 2018 10:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

German optical device manufacturer Carl Zeiss has sued C.R. Surfacing Laboratories for allegedly violating one of its lens patents. Carl Zeiss has owned the patent, […]

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Iluka Resources hit with shareholder class action
Energy & Natural Resources April 26, 2018 2:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Mining company Iluka Resources has been hit with a shareholder class action alleging it breached its continuous disclosure obligations regarding its zircon sales. The class […]

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