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ACCC calls for $20M fine against property spruiker We Buy Houses
Competition & Consumer Protection May 4, 2018 10:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has asked the Federal Court to hit We Buy Houses and its owner Richard ‘Rick’ Otton with $20 million […]

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MyBudget skimmed interest off hard-up customers, court hears
Class Actions May 3, 2018 10:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

MyBudget has exploited tens of thousands of customers already in financial difficulty and owes them interest on money they entrusted to the debt management company, […]

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Ultra Tune’s misleading conduct “egregious”, ACCC tells court
Competition & Consumer Protection May 1, 2018 10:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

Ultra Tune was “cavalier and careless” in its attitude towards its franchisees, the ACCC told the Federal Court Tuesday at the start of a four-day […]

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StatePlus employment case could get “ugly” at trial, judge warns
Employment April 30, 2018 8:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

An employment dispute between financial advisory StatePlus and former program and project manager Mark Lawson has been ordered into mediation, with a Federal Court Judge […]

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Ex-CEO of Snowy 2.0 project says warrants in bribery case ‘defective’
White Collar April 27, 2018 10:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

The former CEO of the lead contractor on the Snowy Hydro 2.0 project now facing corruption charges was the target of Australian Federal Police search […]

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Full Court derails Nationwide’s appeal attempt in Rush case
Media April 27, 2018 10:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has dismissed Nationwide News’ application for leave to appeal Justice Michael Wigney’s March judgment in the hotly contested Geoffrey Rush defamation […]

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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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