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Crown Melbourne unsuitable to hold casino licence, commissioner told
Gaming 2021-07-20 11:42 am By Christine Caulfield

Crown Melbourne is not presently suitable to hold a casino licence in Victoria, counsel assisting the royal commission into the casino operator said Tuesday. It […]

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Tandem enters administration, scuttling $400M sham contracting class action
Employment 2021-07-07 9:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

A $400 million class action brought by Shine Lawyers against a major Telstra and Foxtel contractor will be stayed after the company was placed into […]

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‘I don’t think it’s right’: Federal Court judge not a fan of landmark class closure ruling
Class Actions 2021-06-04 4:00 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A Federal Court judge has made his feelings known about a ruling by the NSW Supreme Court last year that found judges have no power […]

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Crown wants novel oppressive conduct claims struck from shareholder class action
Class Actions 2021-05-19 10:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

Crown Resorts will fight to strike out allegations in a class action that the casino operator was liable for “oppressive conduct” under the Corporations Act, […]

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Crown’s top lawyer threatened regulator over push for money laundering controls, inquiry hears
Gaming 2021-05-18 8:44 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Crown’s former legal boss threatened to call the federal gaming minister after Victoria’s gaming watchdog pushed the company to implement stronger anti-money laundering controls on […]

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Crown ‘lied’ to regulator, faces potential contempt charge, inquiry hears
Crown Resorts 2021-05-17 10:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

A “belligerent” Crown Melbourne lied to investigators probing the arrests of 19 of its China-based staff, and the casino operator could face charges of contempt […]

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Mediation success rates have ‘plummeted’ in COVID era, judge says
Financial Services 2021-04-28 2:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has urged parties in a class action against Westpac over superannuation fees to hold an in-person mediation, saying that success rates have “plummeted” […]

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Crown to face first ever oppressive conduct claims in shareholder class action
Entertainment 2021-03-04 9:16 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Crown Resorts is facing the first ever oppressive conduct claims in a shareholder class action which alleges the casino giant had lax anti-money laundering compliance […]

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A tale of two class actions: Helmed by same legal team, Murray Goulburn, Banksia cases chart different paths
Feature 2020-10-05 5:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

In August, the judge overseeing a Federal Court class action against dairy cooperative Murray Goulburn asked the parties to advise him whether the case should […]

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Fonterra loses lawsuit seeking to halt use of ‘Bega’ trade mark
Intellectual Property 2021-02-25 8:08 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has rejected Fonterra’s bid to restrain Bega from using the Bega trade mark on packaging for peanut butter and nut products as well […]

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