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Judge should be commended for ‘judicial economy’, Pacific National tells court in ACCC appeal
Competition & Consumer Protection February 18, 2020 2:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

Pacific National has defended a decision by a judge to accept an undertaking and rule against the ACCC in its competition case over the rail […]

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Judge overstepped in accepting Pacific National undertaking, ACCC tells appeals court
Competition & Consumer Protection February 17, 2020 4:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge who dismissed the ACCC’s challenge to Pacific National’s acquisition of Aurizon’s Acacia Ridge Terminal in Queensland had no power to accept an undertaking […]

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Dover can seek access to ASIC files in bid to prove ‘Orwellian’ client protection policy harmed no one
Financial Services December 20, 2019 11:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

Defunct Dover Financial, which faces a penalty hearing next year after it was found to have misled customers with an inaptly titled ‘client protection policy’, […]

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Common fund orders in class actions dealt fatal blow by High Court
Class Actions December 4, 2019 10:12 am By Christine Caulfield

Judges have no power to order all class action members to pay a proportion of a litigation funder’s commission out of their share of a […]

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All eyes on High Court as ruling on common fund orders looms
Feature December 2, 2019 11:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court is poised this week to issue its judgment in a case challenging the validity of common fund orders in class actions, a […]

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‘Orwellian doublespeak’: Judge lashes Dover Financial’s client protection policy
ASIC November 22, 2019 11:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has won its case against defunct financial advisor Dover Financial and its former director, who famously collapsed during the […]

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Fortescue launches High Court appeal to native title ruling
Appeals November 18, 2019 10:39 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Mining giant Fortescue Metals is seeking special leave from the High Court to appeal a ruling that granted native title to the Yinjibarndi people over […]

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High Court to hear Securency appeal after $65M ‘shabby fraud’ award slashed
Article October 23, 2019 4:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has granted a Nigerian agent tricked into terminating his contract with international bank note manufacturer CCL Secure special leave to appeal a […]

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Court of Appeal tosses Quinn Emanuel challenge to AMP beauty parade loss
Appeals October 8, 2019 4:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

A challenge by Quinn Emanuel to a NSW Supreme Court decision staying its shareholder class action against AMP has been unanimously dismissed by the Court […]

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High Court to hear wrongful death case over Queensland airplane crash
Appeals September 17, 2019 6:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two Australian companies have won their application for special leave to the High Court as they continue their fight to shut down a wrongful death […]

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