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Judge throws out challenge to funding for Queensland energy class action
Class Actions 2021-11-17 10:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has thrown out a lawsuit that argued the funding for a class action against two Queensland energy generators didn’t comply with new regulations […]

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Christian Porter loses court bid for notes of meeting between silk, accuser’s friend
Defamation 2021-11-17 11:17 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has denied former Attorney-General Christian Porter access to material about a crucial meeting involving Jo Dyer, the friend of a woman who accused […]

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High Court shoots down Volkswagen’s challenge to landmark $125M dieselgate penalty
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-11-12 12:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has rejected Volkswagen’s special leave application to challenge a record $125 million penalty for selling cars with a defeat device that allowed […]

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Christian Porter targets former Solicitor-General’s briefs in Jo Dyer appeal
Defamation 2021-10-15 2:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Attorney-General Christian Porter wants to rely on new evidence relating to former Solicitor-General Justin Gleeson SC as he appeals the removal of his high […]

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Judge wrong to shut down MySuper class action, appeals court hears
Appeals 2021-09-27 9:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge overstepped in throwing out a class action against two National Australia Bank units over alleged MySuper mismanagement because of a carveout in the […]

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Judge says MIS regulation ‘doesn’t work’ with class action regime
Class Actions 2021-09-13 11:23 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A Federal Court judge has taken a swipe at new regulations that require class action funding arrangements to be registered as managed investment schemes, saying […]

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Seven wins pre-case docs from Cricket Australia in battle over summer broadcast
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-08-27 4:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

Cricket Australia must hand over documents to Seven West Media as the TV network weighs potential legal action for damages against the league over the […]

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Christian Porter wins bid to keep secret ABC’s full defence in defamation case
Defamation 2021-07-30 10:20 am By Miklos Bolza

Former Attorney-General Christian Porter has succeeded in scrubbing from the court record the ABC’s full defence in his now-settled defamation suit against the broadcaster, over […]

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SA Coroner gets access to confidential ABC defence docs in Porter case
Defamation 2021-07-28 5:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

Confidential portions of the ABC’s defence in the former Attorney-General Christian Porter’s defamation case can be disclosed to the South Australian State Coroner as part […]

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3A Composites fires off barrage of cross-claims in cladding class action
Class Actions 2021-07-23 6:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

The number of lawyers involved in a class action against 3A Composites over allegedly combustible cladding is set to balloon, with the German cladding manufacturer […]

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