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ACCC appeals loss in Employsure case over Google ads, keywords
Appeals 2020-10-29 5:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ACCC has lodged an appeal after a judge threw out its case against Employsure alleging the specialist workplace relations consultancy duped small businesses into […]

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‘Strained and fanciful’: Court tosses Telstra suit over Optus’ ‘more than ever before’ ads
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-09-25 1:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Telstra has suffered a defeat in its lawsuit accusing competitor Singtel Optus of violating consumer laws with ads claiming it is “covering more of Australia […]

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Employsure defeats ‘untenable’ ACCC case over Google ads, keywords
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-10-01 6:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

The ACCC has lost its case against Employsure alleging the specialist workplace relations consultancy duped small businesses into signing long-term contracts via several Google ads […]

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Telstra sues Optus over ‘more than ever before’ ad campaign
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-07-28 5:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

Telstra has filed a lawsuit accusing Singtel Optus of breaching the Australia Consumer Law through ads that claim it is “covering more of Australia than […]

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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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