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Takata airbags class action might appeal class closure in wake of common fund ruling
Class Actions December 6, 2019 10:18 pm By Hannah Gee

The applicants in a group of class actions over defective Takata airbags have flagged a possible challenge to a formal class closure order in the […]

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Judge rejects bid to suppress legal costs report in SurfStitch class actions
Class Actions December 5, 2019 10:03 pm By Hannah Gee

A judge has rejected an application sought by the plaintiffs in two recently settled class actions against online shopping retailer SurfStitch to keep an independent […]

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Judge slams ‘shopping list’ of issues in case against Hall Chadwick partners
Restructuring & Insolvency December 5, 2019 9:07 pm By Hannah Gee

What started out as a directions hearing Wednesday to set a date for trial in a case against a group of Hall Chadwick partners brought […]

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BPS Recovery founding partner barred for a year over ‘serious conduct’
Restructuring & Insolvency December 3, 2019 5:17 pm By Hannah Gee

A founder partner of insolvency firm BPS Recovery has been barred from taking on any appointments as a registered liquidator for a year, after an […]

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‘Consumers would be shocked’: ACCC condemns loyalty scheme privacy policies
Competition & Consumer Protection December 3, 2019 1:14 pm By Hannah Gee

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has put supermarkets, airlines and hotels on notice about their customer loyalty schemes, calling for broader legislative reforms to […]

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Drug tests discriminated against gay NSW police officers, court rules
Employment December 2, 2019 6:26 pm By Hannah Gee

Four gay police officers have won their discrimination case against NSW Police, with a tribunal finding they were subjected to drug testing because of their […]

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Atanaskovic Hartnell’s $8,000 fee fight ‘a joke,’ judge says
Business of Law November 29, 2019 11:34 pm By Hannah Gee

A judge has called a spat between law firm Atanaskovic Hartnell and media company Birketu over $8,000 in fees “a joke,” after the firm won […]

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Short seller Bonitas ‘respectfully declines’ to show, but judge sets hearing anyway
Securities November 29, 2019 11:28 pm By Hannah Gee

A judge has set down next Monday for a hearing in a case brought by an Australian fund manager against US short seller Bonitas, despite […]

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ATO must choose words wisely in appeal of $92M Glencore tax ruling
Tax November 28, 2019 11:59 am By Hannah Gee

A judge has given the Australian Taxation Office more time to appeal a ruling that threw out a $92 million tax bill for Swiss mining […]

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ACCC wins unconscionable conduct case against private college AIPE
Education November 28, 2019 10:07 pm By Hannah Gee

The ACCC has won its latest consumer protection case against a vocational college, with a judge finding the Australian Institute of Professional Education engaged in […]

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