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Foodora targeted by Fair Work Ombudsman for ‘sham’ contracting
Employment June 12, 2018 11:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Fair Work Ombudsman launched legal action Tuesday against food delivery company Foodora, accusing it of shortchanging workers under “sham” contracts. The Federal Court case, […]

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Judge tells AMP to warn state court of class action venue fight
Class Actions June 8, 2018 11:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

A federal judge on Friday set an August date to hear AMP’s arguments for why competing class actions should be moved to the NSW Supreme […]

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Funder gets $30M in landmark class action creating common fund
Class Actions May 30, 2018 11:56 am By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder behind the Federal Court’s precedential ruling that established the first common fund order in an Australian class action has secured a $30.75 […]

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Actavis, AstraZeneca resolve Crestor patent battle
Intellectual Property May 28, 2018 11:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

Generic drug giant Actavis Global has reached a settlement with AstraZeneca in a long-running patent dispute over blockbuster cholesterol medicine Crestor that wound its way […]

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Clive Palmer’s assets frozen by Queensland court
Energy & Natural Resources May 25, 2018 10:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Queensland Supreme Court has frozen more than $200 million in personal assets of mining tycoon and former MP Clive Palmer, in a case brought […]

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Ernst & Young named as defendant in third Quintis class action
Class Actions May 25, 2018 2:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Troubled sandalwood oil producer Quintis has been hit with a third class action over the company’s lost contract with Nestle unit Galderma, and this time […]

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Blockbuster loses appeal over franchisee’s unauthorised sale
Franchise May 18, 2018 9:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

Blockbuster has struck out in its challenge to a ruling that it could not recover a cent from a husband and wife franchisee after the […]

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Judge to weigh funding deal in Westpac class action
Class Actions May 10, 2018 10:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

A two-day hearing has been scheduled in the Westpac life insurance class action over a proposed funding arrangement that would give litigation backer JustKapital 30 […]

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Saputo in talks to sell milk plant to appease ACCC
Corporate March 5, 2018 1:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

Canadian dairy giant Saputo said Monday it is considering selling a milk plant in Victoria to smooth regulatory approval of its proposed $1.3 billion deal […]

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Game-changing ruling finds Spotless workers owed redundancy
Employment March 2, 2018 9:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

Long-time employees of Spotless Services who were fired after a subsidiary lost a cleaning contract with a Sunshine Coast shopping centre were owed redundancy pay, […]

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