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‘An immediate conflict of interest’: Appeals court tosses opt out notices in AMP class action
Appeals 2020-06-04 3:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has vacated orders sending opt out and registration notices to shareholders in a class action against AMP after a successful challenge by […]

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‘Threat of a heavy sanction’: Shareholder slams opt-out notice in AMP class action
Appeals 2020-05-25 8:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

A proposed notice to eligible group members in Maurice Blackburn’s class action against AMP over its fees for no services scandal threatened to bar unregistered […]

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Kraft takes trade dress battle with Bega to High Court
Intellectual Property 2020-05-21 11:12 am By Christine Caulfield

US food giant Kraft-Heinz wants the High Court to hear its intellectual property stoush with Bega after twice losing the battle over the right to […]

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High Court takes up Westpac fight against ASIC personal advice case
Appeals 2020-04-27 4:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has agreed to hear a challenge by Westpac to a ruling in favour of ASIC that found the bank violated its duty […]

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‘Harsh and draconian’: Judge shoots down bid for class closure in combustible cladding action
Class Actions 2020-06-01 8:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has dismissed a “harsh and draconian” class closure order sought by German cladding manufacturer 3A Composites in a class action against it over […]

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High Court takes up challenge to AMP class action beauty parade
Appeals 2020-04-17 2:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has agreed to weigh in on a decision last year to pick Maurice Blackburn’s case as the winner of a beauty parade […]

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High Court may pick apart choice of Maurice Blackburn in AMP class action contest
Analysis 2020-04-21 11:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

The power of courts to choose a single winner from a contest of competing class actions is not the likely target of the High Court […]

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Scenic Tours passengers can claim damages for disappointment, High Court rules
Class Actions 2020-04-24 11:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

Passengers on 5-star European river cruises operated by Scenic Tours can claim damages for disappointment after they were forced to take buses for most of […]

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Bega triumphs again in $60M battle over peanut butter IP rights
Intellectual Property 2020-04-14 3:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Kraft has lost an appeal in its high-stakes legal battle against Bega over the right to use its distinctive peanut butter trade dress in Australia. […]

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Judge should be commended for ‘judicial economy’, Pacific National tells court in ACCC appeal
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-02-18 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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