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‘We must at least try’: Judge says virtual trial will go ahead in Ford class action
Class Actions April 16, 2020 4:55 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ford has lost its bid to delay an upcoming virtual trial in a class action over allegedly defective PowerShift transmissions, with a judge saying the […]

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‘This is the reality of litigation in Australia’: Class action clashes with Ford over virtual trial
Trials April 9, 2020 9:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

Arguing that the court should not be “baulking at problems that have the potential to occur”, counsel for a class action against Ford is pushing […]

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Clive Palmer wins some, loses some in ongoing feud with CITIC over Sino Iron mine
Energy & Natural Resources February 14, 2020 11:12 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Clive Palmer and his company Mineralogy have survived a High Court challenge by Hong-Kong based CITIC to a ruling that put it on the hook […]

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ACCC to challenge dismissal of TPG case over non-refundable prepayments
Competition & Consumer Protection November 8, 2019 12:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

The consumer watchdog is appealing a ruling dismissing its case against TPG over contract terms that allowed the internet provider to keep customers’ unused prepaid […]

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‘The well has run dry’: Judge shoots down class action bid for internal Ford reports
Class Actions November 22, 2019 10:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing a class action against car maker Ford over its allegedly defective PowerShift transmission has shot down the applicant’s request for additional discovery, […]

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Ford class action judge considers cash security in ‘war and peace of discovery’ disputes
Class Actions October 9, 2019 5:19 pm By Amelia Birnie

The judge overseeing the long-running class action over allegedly faulty Ford PowerShift transmissions has told the applicants they might need to put up considerable cash […]

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TPG ‘vindicated’ by dismissal of ACCC case over non-refundable customer prepayments
Competition & Consumer Protection October 11, 2019 3:41 pm By Amelia Birnie

Internet provider TPG says it has been “vindicated” by a judge’s decision to throw out the consumer watchdog’s case over allegedly unfair contract terms that […]

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PTTEP loses bid to stop farmers using the word ‘oil’ in Montarra oil spill class action trial
Class Actions June 18, 2019 8:37 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge overseeing a trial in a class action over the Montarra oil spill has ruled it necessary for Indonesian seaweed farmers to use the […]

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Judge grants costs for anti-suit injunction after Ford class action ‘misadventure’
Class Actions July 10, 2019 4:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has granted auto giant Ford’s request for the costs of an anti-suit injunction it sought in the PowerShift transmission class action that […]

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Farmers can’t use the word ‘oil’ in Montarra oil spill class action, PTTEP says
Class Actions May 28, 2019 8:19 pm By Amelia Birnie

Oil company PTTEP has objected to Indonesian seaweed farmers using the word “oil” in their evidence in the Montarra oil spill class action, arguing they […]

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