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Toys ‘R’ Us Australia goes into voluntary administration
Restructuring & Insolvency May 21, 2018 11:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

Just two months after the retailer announced it would close down all of its US and UK stores, the Australian unit of Toys ‘R’ Us […]

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High Court grants ASIC leave to appeal Prime Trust case
Appeals May 18, 2018 9:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has won leave to appeal to the High Court a ruling that threw out its case against former directors […]

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ASIC vows to use ‘every inch’ of power to go after corporate violators
Financial Services May 17, 2018 3:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

ASIC’s newly installed chief on Thursday slammed banks and other financial firms for their “trust deficit” and vowed to deploy “every inch of our powers […]

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AMP has fight on hands over bid to move class actions
Class Actions June 7, 2018 10:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP will begin its push on Friday to move competing Federal Court class actions to the NSW Supreme Court, but the company will face fierce […]

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Home builder can’t keep customers from posting negative reviews online
Competition & Consumer Protection June 6, 2018 2:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

The ACCC has won an agreement from home builder Wisdom Properties to remove a non-disparagement clause from its standard home building agreement after the regulator […]

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VW wants Bannister Law class actions shut down
Class Actions June 5, 2018 2:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

The fate of class actions against Volkswagen in the sprawling Australian case over the car maker’s diesel emissions cheating scandal will be the subject of […]

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Jobs Minister Michaelia Cash to fight AWU subpoena in raids case
Employment May 30, 2018 10:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

Employment Minister Michaelia Cash vowed Thursday to challenge a subpoena ordered by the Federal Court to appear as a witness in a case over last […]

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ACCC loses appeal in Pfizer misuse of market power case
Competition & Consumer Protection May 25, 2018 3:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

In a major loss for the ACCC, the Full Federal Court on Friday tossed the competition regulator’s challenge to a ruling that drug giant Pfizer […]

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GetSwift class actions to learn their fate, and lawyers watch closely
Class Actions May 22, 2018 4:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

A decision on the fate of three class actions against logistics software company GetSwift is set for Wednesday, and counsel behind the competing cases aren’t […]

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CFMEU official John Lomax wins AFP payout over blackmail charges
Employment May 21, 2018 9:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Federal Police has settled a malicious prosecution case brought by former CFMEU organiser John Lomax over blackmail charges against the union official that […]

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