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Car makers won’t take class closure fight to High Court
Product Liability 2020-05-07 11:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

Seven car makers defending class actions over defective Takata airbags have confirmed they will not be challenging a landmark decision that set aside a pre-settlement […]

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Landmark ruling nixing class closure orders likely to reach High Court
Analysis 2020-04-23 9:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

A ruling Wednesday that struck down class closure orders — a device used by judges in class actions for the past two decades — has […]

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COVID-19 could push Country Care cartel trial to next year
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-04-15 1:59 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The jury trial for a criminal cartel case against mobility equipment provider Country Care and two employees is unlikely to start before next year due […]

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Courts don’t have power to make class closure orders, appeals court says
Class Actions 2020-04-22 6:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has overturned a ruling ordering class closure in seven representative proceedings against car makers over defective Takata airbags, finding courts do not […]

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Facebook, Instagram to seek stay of competition case by Aussie social media startup
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-04-15 4:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

Facebook and its subsidiary Instagram will call for a stay of a Federal Court competition lawsuit brought by an Australian social media startup as it […]

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Coronavirus could threaten jury trial in Country Care cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-03-13 12:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has acknowledged concerns raised by the accused in a criminal cartel case against mobility equipment provider Country Care and two employees […]

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Courts criticised for losing sight of justice in Takata airbag class closure challenge
Class Actions 2020-02-19 8:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicants in seven class actions against auto manufacturers over explosive Takata airbags have criticised the courts for losing their way in ensuring justice […]

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Takata airbags class actions confirm landmark challenge to class closure order
Appeals 2019-12-17 10:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The applicants in a group of class actions over defective Takata airbags are pushing ahead with a challenge to the power of the NSW Supreme […]

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Takata airbags class action might appeal class closure in wake of common fund ruling
Class Actions 2019-12-06 10:18 pm By Hannah Gee

The applicants in a group of class actions over defective Takata airbags have flagged a possible challenge to a formal class closure order in the […]

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Country Care, prosecutors to battle it out over cartel charges ahead of trial
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-11-06 8:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Mobility equipment provider Country Care Group will fight for the dismissal of three charges brought by federal prosecutors in the country’s first criminal cartel case […]

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