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HWL Ebsworth says missing clause couldn’t have led to client’s $130M loss
Professional Negligence 2022-03-08 9:09 pm By Bianca Hrovat

HWL Ebsworth has told a judge the law firm’s omission of a mutual debt liability clause in a joint venture contract could not have led […]

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HWL Ebsworth overlooked ‘obvious red flags’ in joint venture contract, trial told
Professional Negligence 2022-03-07 9:11 pm By Bianca Hrovat

HWL Ebsworth’s clients suffered a staggering $130 million loss when the law firm’s solicitors failed to notice “obvious red flags” in a joint venture contract […]

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Meta, Instagram lose appeal bid to arbitrate startup’s competition case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-02-04 1:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has dismissed a second attempt by Meta and Instagram to shut down a misuse of market power case by a Melbourne-based social […]

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ACCC appeals ruling from judge who ‘gagged’ at proposed $5M Employsure penalty
Appeals 2022-01-14 11:58 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The ACCC will seek a higher penalty against Employsure over misleading Google advertisements, after a judge found the consumer regulator’s proposed $5 million penalty was […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2021
Class Actions 2022-01-10 7:52 am By Bianca Hrovat

Class action settlement totals skyrocketed to over $900 million last year, and one law firm negotiated the lion’s share, with $672 million in settlements under […]

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High Court shuns Apple’s last shot at shipping Epic Games dispute to US
Appeals 2021-12-02 2:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Apple has reached the end of the line in its attempts to move a competition dispute with Fortnite game maker Epic Games to California, with […]

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Apple denies app store monopoly, says blocking Fortnite didn’t harm Epic Games’ business
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-11-30 11:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Apple has rejected claims that it misused its market power by pulling Epic Games’ popular Fortnite game from its App Store and says the move […]

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Judge orders Employsure to pay $1M after ‘gagging’ at ACCC’s proposed sum
Employment 2021-11-30 5:43 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Specialist workplace relations consultancy Employsure has been ordered to pay a $1 million penalty over a series of misleading Google advertisements, a figure significantly lower […]

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Judge ‘gags’ at ACCC’s proposed $5M penalty in Google ads case against Employsure
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-11-10 2:46 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A judge said he “gagged” at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s proposed $5 million pecuniary penalty in its case against specialist workplace relations company […]

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Epic’s evidence in clash with Apple could be first in competition case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-11-04 1:19 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Epic Game’s plan to lead econometric evidence in its dispute with Apple could be the first time such evidence has been led in a competition […]

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