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High Court grants special leave in Ford class action over PowerShift transmissions
High Court 2024-02-14 1:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has granted special to leave to a class action against Ford over allegedly PowerShift transmissions, agreeing to hear the case alongside two […]

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In class action defence, KFC says rest break obligation met even if staff chose to keep working
Class Actions 2024-02-13 11:22 pm By Christine Caulfield

Fast food giant KFC has served its defence in a class action alleging workers were deprived of their rest break entitlements, saying its obligation to […]

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Peak legal body clashes with ACCC on reform to merger regime
Competition & Consumer Protection 2024-02-13 11:26 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Law Council of Australia has come out in opposition to calls by the competition regulator for major reform to the country’s merger regime, saying […]

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SARB scores partial win on appeal in Melbourne city parking patent case
Intellectual Property 2024-02-13 11:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

Technology company SARB has partially succeeded in a challenge to a ruling that it infringed a rival’s intellectual property in its development of a parking […]

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Shareholder class action collapses may up litigation risk, dampen plaintiffs’ appetite
Analysis 2024-02-12 11:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

The recent dismissal of two shareholder class actions after hard-fought trials is expected to lead to a recalibration of litigation risk and may discourage plaintiff […]

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Block Earner needed financial services licence to offer crypto product, court says
Cryptocurrency 2024-02-09 11:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

Digital currency exchange Block Earner needed a licence to offer its crypto-backed Earner product, a court has found in one of the first decisions on […]

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High Court takes up judicial immunity question in case against Family Court judge
High Court 2024-02-08 4:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has agreed to step in to hear an appeal of a ruling that put a Federal Circuit and Family Court judge on […]

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High Court won’t hear ex-Greenwoods partner’s appeal in Lendlease whistleblower case
Employment 2024-02-08 11:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills partner who alleges he was sacked for complaining about Lendlease’s “aggressive taxation position” has lost a bid to […]

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Samsung Bioepis sues Janssen Biotech to invalidate Stelara patents
Intellectual Property 2024-02-08 11:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

South Korean biosimilars company Samsung Bioepis has sued Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Biotech to invalidate two patents for Crohn’s disease drug Stelara, after reaching a […]

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Worley shareholder class action takes another trip to appeals court
Class Actions 2024-02-07 11:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

It’s a case of déjà vu in a class action against engineering services company Worley, with shareholders heading back to the appeals court after losing […]

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