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GetSwift judge proposes ‘bill of peace’ for rival shareholder actions
Class Actions April 24, 2018 10:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge presiding over jostling shareholder class actions against logistics software company GetSwift suggested on Tuesday a “bill of peace” to join the actions, but […]

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Clouds build as AMP faces three potential shareholder class actions
Class Actions April 23, 2018 6:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firms Quinn Emanuel, Slater & Gordon and Shine Lawyers said Monday they were all weighing potential shareholder class actions against AMP after damaging revelations […]

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“I’m at the end of my tether”: Ford class action judge vents
Class Actions April 19, 2018 7:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has criticised the lack of progress in a major class action brought against Ford Australia, telling the applicant’s barrister to “get […]

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ACCC’s case bad for business, Aboriginal art supplier tells court
Competition & Consumer Protection April 18, 2018 8:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

An Aboriginal art and souvenir supplier says its business has taken a hit since the ACCC accused it of selling fakes, and the company wants […]

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S&P analysts take stand in class action trial
Class Actions April 17, 2018 8:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two high ranking analysts from S&P Global have distanced themselves from the decision making process behind healthy ratings given to toxic financial products at the […]

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Lexapro maker squares off with generics in latest IP battle
Intellectual Property April 16, 2018 9:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

The maker of the anti-depressant Lexapro faced off Monday against Apotex, Aspen Pharma and Sandoz at a court hearing over the rights to make generic […]

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Fair Work Ombudsman secures jail term against tour operator
Employment May 14, 2018 9:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has sentenced the owner of Cairns-based Trek North Tours to a 12-month jail term in a landmark contempt-of-court action by the Fair Work […]

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Clerical error that gave trade marks to rival must be fixed, court hears
Intellectual Property May 8, 2018 9:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

A 17-year-old error that removed industrial filter manufacturer Vokes as the registered owner of its trade marks was at the centre of a Federal Court appeal […]

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Employment action against Airservices stalls over scope of class
Employment May 8, 2018 8:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

Just who is entitled to join a Fair Work action against Airservices Australia is still up in the air, a court heard Tuesday, with lawyers […]

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Writers’ Guild slams “mishmash” of evidence in royalties case
Intellectual Property April 17, 2018 8:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

A barrister for the Australian Writers’ Guild has blasted documents produced by the non-profit Screenrights in a court battle over tens of millions of dollars […]

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