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Qantas told pilot he was too old for redundancy offer, lawsuit says
Employment 2021-02-10 5:43 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A 64-year-old Qantas pilot who was stood down as part of the airline’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has launched a lawsuit accusing Qantas of […]

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Uber takes Aussie IT company to court over ‘Geeks’ trade mark
Intellectual Property 2021-02-10 3:23 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Uber has dragged an Australian IT services company to court after failing to win removal of the company’s ‘Uber Geeks’ trade mark for its home-visiting […]

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Westpac fires back in class action, says car loan borrowers could have shopped around
Financial Services 2021-02-09 4:26 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Westpac has hit back at a class action accusing it of colluding with car dealers on a “shonky” car loan scheme that allowed them to […]

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TGA orders ex-senator David Leyonhjelm to take down misleading COVID tweets
Coronavirus 2021-02-09 1:38 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The TGA has ordered former senator and vet David Leyonhjelm to take down misleading tweets spruiking a medication used to treat parasite infestations in horses […]

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Plutus Payroll founder has $16M in homes, other assets confiscated by AFP
Tax 2021-02-08 5:06 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Federal police have confiscated $15.8 million in assets from the founder of payroll services company, Plutus Payroll, who was sentenced last year to over seven […]

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Goodman Fielder wins ‘La Famiglia’ trade mark dispute
Intellectual Property 2021-02-08 2:58 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Australasian food company Goodman Fielder has successfully challenged a bid by Conga Foods and an Italian pasta producer to register the ‘La Famiglia’ trade mark […]

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‘Completely futile’: ASIC resists mediation push from judge concerned about cost of IOOF trial
Financial Services 2021-02-08 12:25 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has ordered ASIC to enter mediation before heading into a “very expensive” trial with an IOOF subsidiary accused of giving shonky advice, over […]

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Fairfax denies defaming barrister in article linking him to ‘largest ever’ US tax fraud
Defamation 2021-02-05 5:47 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Fairfax has hit back at claims in a lawsuit that the publisher defamed a barrister in an article alleging he helped Texas billionaire Bob Brockman […]

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Judge OKs $9.5M McMillan Shakespeare settlement despite funder, lawyers taking bulk
Class Actions 2021-02-05 5:29 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has approved a $9.5 million settlement in a class action against McMillan Shakespeare as fair and reasonable, allowing a common fund order and […]

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RMIT says law professor plunged $21K of research funds into sake, baby formula retirement scheme
Employment 2021-02-05 1:54 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

RMIT has bit back at a $2.9 million lawsuit by an indigenous law professor who claims the university fired him for complaining about “racially and […]

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