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Uber Eats to change its contracts with restaurants after ACCC scrutiny
Competition & Consumer Protection July 17, 2019 3:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Uber Eats will overhaul its contracts with restaurants after an investigation by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission found the agreements unfairly favoured the food […]

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Judge ‘troubled’ by bid to extend class closure order in UGL shareholder action
Class Actions July 15, 2019 10:26 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge overseeing a class action against engineering company UGL has agreed to extend a class closure order to give the parties a second chance […]

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ACCC launches safety review of baby sleep products after US deaths
Product Liability July 12, 2019 4:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has launched a safety review of bouncers, rockers and inclined sleep products for babies after at least 74 infant […]

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Actor John Jarratt’s defamation case against Daily Telegraph to move forward following rape acquittal
Defamation July 8, 2019 10:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A defamation case brought by Wolf Creek actor John Jarratt against the Daily Telegraph will now proceed, following his acquittal last week on rape charges. […]

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Referee to weigh in on costs in $42M Murray Goulburn class action settlement
Class Actions July 5, 2019 9:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Federal Court judge has appointed a costs referee in a shareholder class action against two units of dairy co-op Murray Goulburn over a 2016 […]

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Ex-CBA exec facing criminal charges ordered to hand over docs in US lawsuit
White Collar July 2, 2019 9:03 pm By Amelia Birnie

A former Commonwealth Bank executive facing criminal commercial bribery charges has been ordered to hand over a number of documents in a US lawsuit brought […]

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AMS doubles down on defence in vaginal mesh class action
Class Actions July 1, 2019 11:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Medical device manufacturer American Medical Systems has reasserted that it cannot face claims under Australian consumer laws over its allegedly defective vaginal mesh products because […]

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Lawyer tries to question costs in Sirtex class action settlement
Class Actions June 26, 2019 8:21 pm By Amelia Birnie

A self-described “vigilant lawyer against big companies” has attempted to make submissions regarding the costs incurred in the Sirtex shareholder class action settlement, with legal […]

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Malaysia Airlines settles class action by Australian MH17 families
Class Actions June 26, 2019 4:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

Malaysia Airlines has reached a settlement with five Australian families whose loved ones were killed when flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine by […]

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ASIC drags ex-Murray Goulburn execs to court
Securities June 25, 2019 2:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The former directors of Murray Goulburn, who admitted in proceedings brought by the ACCC to aiding in false representations the dairy co-op made to farmers […]

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