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ACCC says LG should pay $700,000 for misleading customers about repair rights
Competition & Consumer Protection June 3, 2019 2:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

Electronics giant LG should be hit with a $700,000 fine for twice breaching the Australian Consumer Law when its offshore call centre workers misled customers […]

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Vodafone, TPG merger would have ‘profound social consequences’, ACCC tells court
Competition & Consumer Protection May 31, 2019 10:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

Allowing Vodafone’s proposed $15 billion merger with TPG to go ahead if there were a real chance that TPG could seriously compete in the market […]

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Shine Lawyers settles shareholder class action
Class Actions May 31, 2019 11:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

Publicly-traded law firm Shine Lawyers has reached a confidential agreement to settle a class action alleging it misled shareholders about the value of ongoing business […]

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Class action by sailors over broken Navy training contract revived on appeal
Appeals May 31, 2019 11:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has overturned a decision dismissing a class action on behalf of enlisted Navy sailors alleging the Commonwealth of Australian breached a contract […]

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AMP faces class actions over allegedly excessive superannuation fees
Financial Services May 30, 2019 10:01 am By Christine Caulfield

AMP has been hit with a class action alleging it breached its duty of care to superannuation members by charging them unreasonably high fees, and […]

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State Street reaches settlement with super fund in Fearless Girl trade mark spat
Intellectual Property May 30, 2019 1:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

US asset management firm State Street has dropped its trade mark case against superannuation fund HESTA over its Fearless Girl statue, after HESTA agreed to […]

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GetSwift faces scrutiny by class action law firm after ASX trading halt
Securities May 29, 2019 9:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

The law firm running a shareholder class action against GetSwift confirmed it was looking at the events surrounding Tuesday’s trading halt by the Australian Stock […]

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Maurice Blackburn gets second shot at pursuing class action against BHP
Appeals May 28, 2019 9:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn has partly prevailed in an appeal of a judge’s decision to put the brakes on its shareholder class action against BHP while greenlighting […]

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Appeals court in BHP class action battle questions superiority of no win, no fee model
Appeals May 27, 2019 11:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn’s funding model rejected by a judge overseeing a beauty parade of class actions against BHP appeared structured to incentivise the firm to push […]

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Funders feel the heat as AMP ruling shows returns to class members matter most
Analysis May 24, 2019 3:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge’s decision to pick Maurice Blackburn’s no win, no fee class action against AMP over three funded class actions puts the pressure on litigation […]

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