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Nurofen maker Reckitt-Benckiser loses High Court appeal bid in Maxigesic feud
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-04-07 1:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has rejected a special leave application by consumer goods giant Reckitt-Benckiser in its long-running battle with the maker of painkiller Maxigesic. Justices […]

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Reckitt-Benckiser asks High Court to overturn decision on Maxigesic ads
High Court 2022-02-03 1:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Consumer goods giant Reckitt-Benckiser is seeking special leave from the High Court to challenge a Full Court judgment that overturned a finding that AFT Pharmaceuticals’ […]

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Full Court throws out ‘mistaken’ judgment on AFT’s Maxigesic ads
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-12-07 6:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge was “mistaken” to find that AFT Pharmaceuticals’ ads for its painkiller Maxigesic were misleading, with the Full Federal Court ruling there was an […]

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Law firm can’t get fees after ‘dishonourable conduct’ toward clients
Business of Law 2021-09-03 10:41 pm By Bianca Hrovat

An appeals court has upheld a ruling that Sydney law firm Atanaskovic Hartnell was not entitled to the bulk of $165,000 in legal fees charged […]

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HWL Ebsworth forced to hand over client file notes to ANZ whistleblower
Business of Law 2021-05-10 4:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

HWL Ebsworth has been ordered to hand over file notes to a former client and whistleblower suing ANZ for unfair dismissal, with a judge rejecting […]

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Lawyer’s meeting notes don’t belong to client, HWL Ebsworth tells court
Financial Services 2021-04-29 2:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

A junior solicitor’s meeting notes during an ASIC investigation of ANZ did not belong to her client despite the lawyer billing for her attendance at […]

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SC Johnson, Reckitt squash dispute over Raid Max ads
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-04-13 3:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Reckitt Benckiser has resolved its lawsuit against US consumer goods giant SC Johnson over allegedly misleading ads touting its “can’t miss” Raid Max insecticide, just […]

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ANZ to seek privilege over sacked trader’s client files held by HWL Ebsworth
Business of Law 2021-03-09 12:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

ANZ will fight to keep a sacked trader from accessing a client file held by HWL Ebsworth, citing privilege over the documents, a court has […]

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Law firm can’t delay appeal over unpaid bill because QC won’t fly without vaccine
Legal Ethics 2021-02-17 2:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Atanaskovic Hartnell has failed to postpone its appeal of a ruling over unpaid legal fees until after its senior counsel — who is […]

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Raid bug spray maker SC Johnson mulls strikeout bid to swat Reckitt’s case over ads
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-12-17 3:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

US-based consumer goods giant SC Johnson & Son has foreshadowed a bid to strike out a case filed by Reckitt Benckiser over its Raid Max […]

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