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CrownBet goes on the attack, says Sportsbet’s trade marks must be revoked
Intellectual Property August 15, 2018 9:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

In an escalating battle between the online bookmakers, CrownBet has filed a cross claim in a consumer and trademark infringement lawsuit brought by Sportsbet that […]

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AMP denies class members will hit time bar in state court
Class Actions August 13, 2018 10:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP has slammed arguments that group members in four Federal Court class actions could face a jurisdictional limitation on their claims of disclosure breaches if […]

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Pain relief for Difflam maker as Reckitt forced to pull lozenge ads
Competition & Consumer Protection August 10, 2018 10:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser has been ordered by the Federal Court to remove all in-store advertising for its Strepfen throat lozenges after a successful […]

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Group members bound by ‘severely’ limiting Great Southern settlement
Class Actions August 10, 2018 11:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two group members of a resolved class action over managed investment schemes operated by agribusiness Great Southern Group are bound by the settlement deed to […]

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Crown sues NSW government to protect Sydney harbour views
Real Estate August 9, 2018 2:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

Crown Resorts is taking the NSW government to court over development at central Barangaroo that threatens to block its views of Sydney Harbour Bridge and […]

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Fitch class action can probe rosy ratings of Sigma Finance
Class Actions August 8, 2018 10:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in an investor class action against Fitch Ratings will get its hands on internal reports detailing why the agency assigned a Triple […]

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Full Court questions restraint against class action lawyers
Class Actions August 7, 2018 10:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court expressed doubts Tuesday about an “unusual” and “heavy handed” order restraining lawyers leading the stayed class actions against GetSwift from advising […]

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Westpac dodges ASIC bid for rogue trader chatter
Financial Services August 7, 2018 9:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

The corporate watchdog can’t get its hands on documents detailing Westpac’s disciplinary measures against rogue traders or communications between the employees ahead of a penalty […]

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ASIC to embed corporate cops in big four banks
Financial Services August 7, 2018 2:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission will get a $70.1  million boost to fight corporate wrongdoing as part of a funding package that includes a […]

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Competing class action fix divides firms in ALRC submissions
Class Actions August 7, 2018 8:40 pm By Christine Caulfield

The “highly-controversial” battles over multiple class actions against AMP and GetSwift are just two cases in a decades-long history of class action proceedings and should […]

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