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Funder appeals ruling over security in Fair Work class actions
Employment November 12, 2019 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Litigation funder Augusta Ventures has brought its promised appeal of a groundbreaking ruling that put it on the hook for paying security for costs in […]

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Juno challenges validity of patent for Pfizer’s pain drug Dynastat
Intellectual Property November 12, 2019 9:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Australian drug maker Juno Pharmaceuticals has hit back at claims it is infringing the patent for US-based Pfizer’s post-operative pain killer Dynastat, saying the patent […]

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Claims of class action explosion don’t add up, new report says
Exclusive November 11, 2019 4:40 pm By Christine Caulfield

An average of 23 class actions have been filed every year in Australia since the class action regime was introduced in 1992, a number that […]

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SNF, BASF resolve remaining patent dispute
Intellectual Property November 11, 2019 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Global chemicals giant SNF has dropped its case against rival BASF over a lucrative mining patent, the last of numerous Federal Court disputes between the […]

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Ex-Piper Alderman partner’s sex discrimination case back on
Business of Law November 8, 2019 10:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former Piper Alderman partner who filed a sex discrimination case against the law firm and was ousted from the partnership months later, is pressing […]

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ACCC to challenge dismissal of TPG case over non-refundable prepayments
Competition & Consumer Protection November 8, 2019 12:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

The consumer watchdog is appealing a ruling dismissing its case against TPG over contract terms that allowed the internet provider to keep customers’ unused prepaid […]

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Two firms running Toyota class action will get only one set of costs, judge says
Class Actions November 7, 2019 5:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

The two law firms leading a class action against Toyota over allegedly defective filters in the car giant’s diesel models will be able to recover […]

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Liquidator cops 10-year ban in landmark ATO case
Restructuring & Insolvency November 7, 2019 10:51 pm By Christine Caulfield

Sydney-based liquidator David Iannuzzi has been disqualified from serving as an insolvency practitioner for 10 years, in the first case brought by the Australian Tax […]

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‘Underbelly’ actor denies sexual harassment claims by TV show extra
Employment November 6, 2019 3:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Acclaimed ‘Underbelly’ actor Damien Walshe-Howling is defending allegations that he sexually harassed an extra on the set of Channel Ten’s ‘Bikie Wars’ when he grabbed […]

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Judge shoots down objections to Mossgreen liquidators’ payday
Restructuring & Insolvency November 6, 2019 5:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

The administrators and liquidators of failed auction house Mossgreen have had their $646,000 in fees approved over the objections of creditors, with a judge saying […]

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