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AMP class action should be put on ice until High Court ruling on beauty parade, court hears
Class Actions 2020-04-30 9:19 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Maurice Blackburn’s shareholder class action against AMP should be put on ice until the High Court decides whether a ruling in last year’s beauty parade […]

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Judge approves $32.4M settlement in CIMIC shareholder class action
Class Actions 2020-04-28 3:46 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has signed off on a $32.4 million settlement in a shareholder class action against engineering services firm CIMIC, including a hefty legal bill […]

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Rejecting ‘highly experimental’ alternative, judge vacates Motorola, Hytera copyright trial
Intellectual Property 2020-04-27 4:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has vacated the next stage of an intellectual property fight between Motorola and Hytera Communications because of laws prohibiting witnesses located in China […]

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High Court may pick apart choice of Maurice Blackburn in AMP class action contest
Analysis 2020-04-21 11:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

The power of courts to choose a single winner from a contest of competing class actions is not the likely target of the High Court […]

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Fuchs infringed Quaker patents at BHP mine, court finds
Intellectual Property 2020-04-21 7:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has found that Fuchs Lubricants infringed two patents owned by Quaker Chemicals by supplying hydraulic fluid to a Queensland mine owned by […]

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Judge to approve $127M VW class action settlement, but 25% uplift may be axed
Class Actions 2020-03-26 9:08 pm By Alison Eveleigh

After almost five years of litigation, a Federal Court judge said he will approve a $127.1 million settlement of five class actions against Volkswagen over […]

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Country Care fails in appeal of jury directions ruling in criminal cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-03-06 4:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

Country Care and two employees have lost an appeal of a first-of-its kind Federal Court ruling on jury directions in a criminal cartel case against […]

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‘Total war’: Judge rejects Hytera’s new defence in Motorola IP dispute
Intellectual Property 2020-03-06 3:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Calling the complex intellectual property dispute a “total war” between the tech giants, a judge has dismissed a proposed amended defence by Hytera Communications to […]

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Judge should be commended for ‘judicial economy’, Pacific National tells court in ACCC appeal
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-02-18 2:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

Pacific National has defended a decision by a judge to accept an undertaking and rule against the ACCC in its competition case over the rail […]

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CIMIC to pay $32.4M to settle shareholder class action
Class Actions 2020-02-11 10:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Engineering services company CIMIC will fork over $32.4 million to settle a shareholder class action, with group members expected to get 40 per cent of […]

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