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Funder to continue backing Westpac insurance class action, for now
Class Actions February 12, 2020 11:43 am By Miklos Bolza

The funder behind a class action against Westpac over allegedly excessive insurance premiums has confirmed that it will continue backing the case despite earlier concerns […]

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Westpac class action on shaky ground after High Court ruling
Class Actions December 19, 2019 6:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

The funder behind a class action against Westpac over allegedly excessive insurance premiums that was at the centre of a successful High Court challenge to […]

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‘Only I get to use Latin’: Unconscionable conduct claim is in, ‘inter alia’ is out in Suncorp class action
Class Actions December 16, 2019 9:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a conflicted remuneration class action against Suncorp has allowed the class to bring an unconscionable conduct claim, but put the kibosh on […]

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NSW Ports slams ACCC’s competition constraint claims as ‘slight or hypothetical’
Competition & Consumer Protection July 19, 2019 3:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

NSW Ports Operations has denied claims that an agreement for the privatisation of its subsidiaries Port Botany and Port Kembla stymied competition, describing the allegations […]

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Copyright Tribunal overstepped with amended Foxtel licence, says Full Court
Intellectual Property June 11, 2019 3:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Copyright Tribunal erred by including rights in a reissued Foxtel licence agreement that fell outside the authority of the licence grant holder, the Phonographic […]

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NSW Ports weighs stay bid in competition case as it battles similar ACCC proceedings
Competition & Consumer Protection June 11, 2019 2:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A second competition lawsuit brought against NSW Ports could be stayed or consolidated with a case launched by the competition regulator over an agreement to […]

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NSW Ports pans ACCC for ‘vague’ competition case
Competition & Consumer Protection December 20, 2018 2:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

NSW Ports has criticised the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for expecting the company to file a defence to the regulator’s allegations of anti-competitive conduct […]

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Funder wants major role in common fund challenge
Class Actions November 12, 2018 8:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Litigation funder Regency Funding has sought leave to intervene as a major player in one of two challenges to the courts’ powers to issue common […]

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Funder spars with judge as Westpac’s common fund challenge looms
Class Actions October 19, 2018 10:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

The litigation funder at the centre of a challenge by Westpac to the Federal Court’s power to make common fund orders faced a fiery judge […]

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Sony, Universal, Warner Music join case against Copyright Tribunal
Intellectual Property July 23, 2018 9:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

Entertainment industry titans Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music and Warner Music have joined an appeal to the Full Federal Court challenging a licence granted by […]

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