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Lawyerly holiday publishing schedule
Article 2020-12-23 9:44 pm By Editor

Lawyerly will be closed from Thursday, December 24 for the holiday period and will resume regular publishing on Friday, January 8. During this time, if […]

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Settlements in investor class actions against financial advisory firm get court OK
Class Actions 2020-12-21 1:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has signed off on settlements in two class actions against a defunct Sydney-based financial advisory firm by a group of Chinese investors over […]

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Sportsbet settles trade mark stoush with rival bookmaker
Intellectual Property 2020-12-17 10:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Rival bookmakers Sportsbet and Sportsbetting.com.au have reached a settlement in their trade mark and consumer law dispute, agreeing to drop their claims against each other […]

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Designer drops ‘ill-advised’ lawsuit over bikini style trade mark
Intellectual Property 2020-12-10 9:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Women’s fashion designer Pinnacle Runway has cut its losses and dropped its challenge to a ruling that found a rival’s use of the name ‘Delphine’ […]

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APRA trims $250M additional capital requirement for Allianz
Financial Services 2020-12-10 4:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The prudential regulator has reduced a requirement that Allianz Australia hold an extra $250 million in capital by $100 million, noting steps the insurer had […]

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ASIC takes CBA to court over $2.9M in overcharged interest
Financial Services 2020-12-01 11:24 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has filed civil penalty proceedings against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia for allegedly saddling consumers with $2.9 million in […]

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Class action against personal injury law firm to be dropped
Personal injury 2020-11-23 1:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

A class action alleging a national personal injury firm overcharged clients will be discontinued after the lawyer behind the case, who failed in his bid […]

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Gruesome culture of ‘blooding’ revealed in Afghanistan war crimes report
Article 2020-11-19 6:29 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A “very confronting” new report into the Australian Defence Force’s deployment in Afghanistan has recommended 19 soldiers be investigated by police for the alleged murder […]

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Settlement reached in Chinese investors’ class action against Sydney financial advisor
Class Actions 2020-11-19 5:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement has been reached in a class action against a Sydney-based financial advisory firm by a group of Chinese investors over a property investment […]

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Self-repped Qantas worker deserves ‘liberal and lenient’ treatment, judge says
Employment 2020-11-17 3:48 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has declined to throw out a lawsuit brought against Qantas by a self-represented worker who was stood down, saying a “liberal and lenient” […]

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