Most Recent
ASIC seek $36M penalty from AMP unit in insurance churn case
Financial Services June 19, 2019 5:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has asked a court to impose penalties of up to $36 million on an AMP subsidiary for failing to […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
ANZ to pay nothing in settlement of 7-Eleven franchise class actions
Franchise June 18, 2019 10:22 pm By Christine Caulfield

ANZ Bank will not pay a cent to franchisees in its settlement of two class actions that allege the bank breached its responsible lending obligations and engaged in unconscionable conduct by giving loans to purchasers of 7-Eleven franchises.

Cosmetic surgeon can fix ‘tainted’ pleadings in ABC copyright case
Intellectual Property June 18, 2019 8:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney-based plastic surgeon has been given another chance to fix “fundamental problems” in its copyright case against the ABC or using pictures of him in an article about a woman whose breast reportedly exploded after receiving breast augmentation surgery from him.

Teva, Boehringer settle inhaler capsule patent dispute
Intellectual Property June 19, 2019 2:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

Israeli drug giant Teva and German drug maker Boehringer Ingelheim have settled their dispute over a patented capsule used to deliver the medicine in Boehringer’s […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
PTTEP loses bid to stop farmers using the word ‘oil’ in Montarra oil spill class action trial
Class Actions June 18, 2019 8:37 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge overseeing a trial in a class action over the Montarra oil spill has ruled it necessary for Indonesian seaweed farmers to use the […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Judge has ‘real misgivings’ about security for costs bid in casual worker class actions
Class Actions June 17, 2019 10:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has baulked at an application by labour hire company Chandler Macleod and BHP unit Mt Arthur Coal seeking security for their legal costs […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Judge has ‘no sympathy’ for ACCC’s attempt to block Ultra Tune appeal
Competition & Consumer Protection June 17, 2019 4:15 pm By Amelia Birnie

Ultra Tune has been given the go-ahead to challenge a $2.6 million penalty for alleged breaches of franchising and consumer laws, after a judge said […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Government to fund examination of JM Kelly’s web of inter-company loans
Restructuring & Insolvency June 17, 2019 5:25 pm By Amelia Birnie

The Commonwealth has agreed to fund a public examination into the affairs of collapsed Queensland-based construction group JM Kelly, after liquidators uncovered a complicated web […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Judge takes ax to $5.7M bill by liquidators of SK Foods units
Restructuring & Insolvency June 14, 2019 9:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has taken an ax to the final bill by liquidators of three failed subsidiaries of multi-national agribusiness SK Foods Group, lopping off 30 […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
HWL Ebsworth partners on trial for alleged negligence over Sydney land tender
Real Estate June 14, 2019 11:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

HWL Ebsworth’s partners are facing trial in a case blaming the law firm and the NSW government for losses stemming from the $28.5 million sale […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.