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United class action wants to add commission agents, join parent company
Class Actions 2023-11-23 11:35 am By Christine Caulfield

A franchise class action against United Petroleum has asked a court for leave to expand the class action to include a group of commission agents […]

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United class action wins fight against ‘stultifying’ security bid
Franchises 2023-11-03 11:43 pm By Sam Matthews

A franchisee class action against United Petroleum over the installation of allegedly loss-making Pie Face stores at its franchise sites has succeeded in fending off […]

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Over United Petroleum’s objections, class action firm can peek at franchisee communications
Franchises 2023-10-17 11:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The law firm that’s running a franchisee class action against United Petroleum over allegedly loss-making Pie Faces stores has has won its bid to peek […]

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United Petroleum says class action firm can’t ‘veto’ chats with group members
Franchises 2023-10-04 9:50 pm By Sam Matthews

United Petroleum, which is facing a franchisee class action over allegedly loss-making Pie Face stores, is resisting a plaintiff law firm’s bid for “a right […]

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United to steer clear of franchisees amid class action contact concerns
Class Actions 2023-09-18 2:25 pm By Sam Matthews

United Petroleum has given an undertaking to not contact group members in a class action against the petrol giant over the introduction of loss-making Pie […]

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United Petroleum class action fights ‘stultifying’ security bid
Franchises 2023-08-29 9:41 pm By Sam Matthews

A franchisee class action against United Petroleum over the installation of allegedly loss-making Pie Face stores at its franchise sites is fighting two applications for […]

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United Petroleum franchisees can’t stay lawsuits in light of class action
Class Actions 2023-03-06 11:25 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has declined a bid by former United Petroleum franchisees to stay two Federal Court proceedings in light of a class action against the […]

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ACCC officers face pre-trial grilling in ANZ cartel case as judge questions need for committal
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-10-12 11:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

Five enforcement officers of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will be cross-examined by lawyers for banks facing price fixing charges over their conduct following […]

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ANZ wins access to JPMorgan settlement chats in cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-10-11 2:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge overseeing a cartel case over a $2.5 billion ANZ share placement has granted ANZ’s bid for unredacted documents which the bank says will […]

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Commonwealth Bank’s gripe with alleged whistleblower’s discovery bid ‘ridiculous’, judge says
Employment 2020-03-27 9:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has criticised as “meretricious” and “ridiculous” opposition by Commonwealth Bank of Australia to a discovery application by a former general manager who claims […]

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