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Ford docs don’t contain trade secrets, class action judge says
Class Actions 2020-07-15 6:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge hearing a class action trial against Ford over its allegedly defective Powershift transmission has rejected the car maker’s argument that certain documents should […]

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Ford cars fitted with PowerShift are ‘lemons’, court hears as high-stakes trial revs up
Class Actions 2020-06-15 8:27 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Tens of thousands of Ford cars which contain an allegedly defective transmission system are “lemons”, a court heard on day one of a six-week hearing […]

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Lead applicant breaks down during cross-examination in Ford class action trial
Class Actions 2020-06-19 4:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a class action against Ford over its allegedly defective PowerShift transmission broke down after being accused of lying under oath during […]

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Corrs ‘mistake’ doesn’t doom ‘potentially quite significant’ evidence in Ford class action
Class Actions 2020-08-05 2:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has granted a mid-trial bid to bring in “potentially quite significant” new evidence in a class action against Ford over its allegedly defective […]

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ACCC loses appeal in TPG ‘prepayment’ case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-07-30 3:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has come up short in its challenge to a ruling that dismissed its case against TPG over contract terms […]

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‘We must at least try’: Judge says virtual trial will go ahead in Ford class action
Class Actions 2020-04-16 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 2020-04-09 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 2020-02-14 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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‘The well has run dry’: Judge shoots down class action bid for internal Ford reports
Class Actions 2019-11-22 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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ACCC to challenge dismissal of TPG case over non-refundable prepayments
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-11-08 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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