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ACCC wins record $26.5M penalty against Empower Institute
Competition & Consumer Protection September 20, 2019 1:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ACCC has won a record $26.5 million penalty against defunct vocational trainer Empower Institute for “duping” disadvantaged customers into enrolling in courses they couldn’t […]

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MACH Energy settles $20M lawsuit by former director
Employment September 17, 2019 10:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Mining firm MACH Energy has resolved a lawsuit brought by a former director seeking $20 million in shares allegedly owed under an equity incentive scheme. […]

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ABC keeps up fight for federal police docs behind search warrant
Article September 17, 2019 10:26 pm By Christine Caulfield

The ABC is challenging a court ruling last month that rejected its bid to access documents behind the Australian Federal Police’s warrant to search its […]

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BASF drops case against Sherwood Chemicals over termite control patent
Intellectual Property September 17, 2019 11:36 am By Cat Fredenburgh

BASF has dropped a lawsuit alleging Sherwood Chemicals infringed two of its patents for an underground termite control system. The chemicals giant filed a notice […]

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Groundhog day for privacy tort
Expert Insights September 17, 2019 2:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

In its recent Digital Platforms Inquiry – Final Report, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission recommended that a new statutory cause of action be created […]

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Thorn looks to raise $38.7M to cover class action settlement
Class Actions September 16, 2019 9:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Thorn Group is seeking to raise $38.7 million to cover its share of a $29 million settlement in a consumer class action alleging its Radio […]

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High Court rejects council’s appeal bid in Walla Walla tip fire class action
Appeals September 13, 2019 10:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has cleared the way for victims of a rubbish tip fire that tore through 17,000 acres of farmland in the NSW Riverina […]

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Judge slams NRMA’s ‘intrusion’ on industrial jurisdiction with consumer suit
Competition & Consumer Protection September 12, 2019 1:58 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has thrown out the NRMA’s consumer case against the maritime union over its Sydney fast ferry campaign, ruling that a verdict in favour […]

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ACCC signs off on Elders’ $187M rural services deal with AIRR
Competition & Consumer Protection September 12, 2019 12:51 pm By Amelia Birnie

The competition regulator has given rural retailer company Elders the greenlight to proceed with its proposed $187 million acquisition of wholesale group Australian Independent Rural […]

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LG to pay $160,000 for misleading customers about refund rights on faulty TVs
Competition & Consumer Protection September 6, 2019 9:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

Electronics giant LG has been ordered to pay a $160,000 penalty after its call centre workers misled two complaining customers about their rights to replace […]

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