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Top NRL player agent Sam Ayoub wins case against protege who poached 18 players
Employment January 28, 2020 10:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

Veteran NRL player agent Sam Ayoub has won his case against his former protege and another employee who left his Ultra Management Sports agency in […]

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Sydney financial advisor hit with $14.5M class action by Chinese investors
Class Actions January 28, 2020 4:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney-based financial advisory firm has been hit with a class action by a group of Chinese investors over a property investment and visa scheme that allegedly saw group members lose $14.5 million in funds.

Crown wins challenge to ‘impermissible’ order letting jailed staff talk to class action firm
Class Actions January 22, 2020 3:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

Crown Resorts has successfully challenged a ruling allowing law firm Maurice Blackburn to communicate with 18 formerly jailed employees to gather evidence in its shareholder […]

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Deliveroo defends against wage theft case, says rider admitted he was a contractor
Employment January 22, 2020 7:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

Online food delivery platform Deliveroo has defended its business model in a wage theft case brought by a former delivery rider, saying he acknowledged he […]

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Trivago misled hotel booking customers to boost income, court finds
Competition & Consumer Protection January 21, 2020 11:48 am By Miklos Bolza

Hotel booking aggregator Trivago misled consumers about its cheapest price promise by arranging its listings according to payments it received instead of the actual hotel […]

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Ten says report on genital silicone injections not defamatory, in public interest
Defamation January 21, 2020 2:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

Defending a defamation case brought by the head of a group of gay ‘pups’, Network Ten has argued that a report about an Australian man […]

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Glencore unit does not owe injured workers unlimited personal leave, court says
Employment January 21, 2020 4:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

A subsidiary of mining giant Glencore has defeated a case brought by the CFMEU claiming it was obligated to pay unlimited amounts of personal leave […]

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‘Worthless and unsaleable’: Accounting firm hit with class action over Guvera advice
Class Actions January 20, 2020 2:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

Shareholders of collapsed music streaming platform Guvera have filed a class action against an accounting firm seeking to recoup their losses for the firm’s alleged […]

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Common fund order in stolen wages class action survives High Court ruling
Class Actions January 17, 2020 10:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A common fund order granting the litigation funder behind the stolen wages class action 20 per cent of a $190 million settlement remains in force […]

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Court has power to make cy-pres orders in class action settlements, judge says
Class Actions January 17, 2020 10:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge who last month approved a $29 million settlement in a consumer class action against Radio Rentals has held that courts have power to […]

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