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Court approves investors’ takeover of Angas Securities
Restructuring & Insolvency May 17, 2019 8:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has approved a scheme of arrangement which will see investors take a 70 per cent stake in troubled fund manager Angas Securities, […]

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ACCC issues mea culpa after TPG, Vodafone merger gaffe
Competition & Consumer Protection May 16, 2019 10:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has apologised for botching the announcement of its plan to block the $15 billion merger of TPG and Vodafone, […]

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Arnold Thomas & Becker loses bid for quick dismissal of ex-client’s lawsuit
Legal Ethics May 13, 2019 4:55 pm By Amelia Birnie

A self-represented former client of personal injury firm Arnold Thomas & Becker has successfully blocked an application for summary judgment in a dispute that alleges […]

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Aussie boot maker ordered to pay $450,000 for infringing Deckers’ UGG trade mark
Intellectual Property May 10, 2019 10:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Chicago jury has ordered an Australian maker of ugg boots to pay US-based footwear company Deckers Outdoor US$450,000 ($643,000) in damages for infringing the […]

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BHP faces record $7B class action in UK court over Brazil dam collapse
Energy & Natural Resources May 8, 2019 9:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

Mining giant BHP has been hit with the biggest class action in UK history on behalf of over 235,000 Brazilians claiming more than AUS$7 billion […]

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Sanofi drops injector pen patent case against Alphapharm
Intellectual Property April 24, 2019 8:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

After losing its fight for a temporary injunction, Sanofi-Aventis has dropped its patent lawsuit against Alphapharm over the generic drug maker’s plans to market a […]

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Generic drug maker Juno can’t withdraw admission ahead of trial over Velcade patent
Intellectual Property April 24, 2019 1:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has refused an application by generic drug maker Juno Pharmacueticals to withdraw an admission in a battle with Millennium Pharmaceuticals over its cheap […]

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Lawyerly holiday publishing schedule
Article April 24, 2019 8:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyerly will be closed on Thursday, April 25 in observance of Anzac Day. We will resume regular daily publishing on Friday, April 26 and newsletter […]

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Ex-Aussie Home Loan boss can’t escape $1M ruling that he duped Adcock Private Equity
Securities April 17, 2019 2:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former Aussie Home Loans boss Stephen Porges has lost an appeal of a judgment ordering him to pay more than $1 million to a private […]

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Baker McKenzie global chair dies while on exhaustion leave
Baker McKenzie April 16, 2019 11:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

International law firm Baker McKenzie has confimed the death of its global chair, Paul Rawlinson, who had been on extended leave, citing exhaustion. “It is […]

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