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Telstra, Vodafone settle Voxson infringement suit over GPS patent
Intellectual Property 2018-03-19 1:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Telstra and Vodafone have reached a mid-trial deal to end an infringement case alleging use of GPS technology by the telcos to track customer phones […]

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Judge oks S&P deal in Lifeplan case, as another trial kicks off
Securities 2018-03-19 12:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

As trial enters its second week in a landmark case against S&P Global, a judge has signed off on a settlement of a separate class […]

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BHP should have considered other work for miner: FWC
Employment 2018-03-15 10:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A BHP subsidiary acted unreasonably when it failed to consider alternative work for an incapacitated employee and instead sent him home without pay for three […]

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Fired CSIRO scientist can expand sex discrimination case
Employment 2018-03-14 9:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A former CSIRO scientist who claimed she was sacked after speaking out about systemic sex discrimination has won court approval to expand her lawsuit against […]

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Viagogo denies ACCC’s claims of hidden, hefty fees
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-03-13 8:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

Online ticket reseller Viagogo has shot back at the consumer regulator’s allegations that it charged excessive fees and was not upfront about it, saying in […]

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Game-changing ruling finds Spotless workers owed redundancy
Employment 2018-03-02 9:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

Long-time employees of Spotless Services who were fired after a subsidiary lost a cleaning contract with a Sunshine Coast shopping centre were owed redundancy pay, […]

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Ex-Norton Rose partner can’t move mediation out of Sydney
Employment 2018-03-01 7:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former Norton Rose employment partner in litigation with the firm over his firing has lost his bid to move next week’s scheduled mediation out […]

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Takata airbag class actions to balloon following mandatory recall
Class Actions 2018-02-28 10:49 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The class actions against car companies over defective Takata airbags are expected to dramatically grow after the first-of-its-kind mandatory recall announced by the government Wednesday. […]

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HWL Ebsworth says fired lawyer’s behaviour ‘not kosher’
Business of Law 2018-02-21 6:23 pm By Jennifer Cooke

A lawyer suing HWL Ebsworth for unfair dismissal publicly criticised the federal government — one of the firm’s top clients  — and “it’s not kosher […]

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Judge keeps lawyers in Cargill-Viterra suit on short leash
Corporate 2018-02-19 9:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge in the Supreme Court of Victoria hearing a case brought by Cargill Australia alleging fraudulent concealment in the $420 million sale of malt […]

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