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‘No relationship’ with reality: Judge rails against ‘grossly inflated’ security estimate
Financial Services 2022-07-14 5:00 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has slammed a “grossly inflated” estimate of legal costs relied on during a security for costs bid by non-bank lender Aquamore Finance in […]

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Appeal lodged in class action by cruise voyagers forced to take the bus
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-06-24 10:18 pm By Sam Matthews

Cruise operator Scenic Tours is appealing a courtroom loss that could see it owing $25 million in damages in a class action by travelers who […]

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Waste tyre boss owes $2M for using Maersk to take out his trash, shipper alleges
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-06-08 9:55 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has struck out a defence invoking the right against self-incrimination in a $2 million case brought by freight company Maersk alleging a Melbourne […]

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Scenic hit with damages of up to $25M in class action over luxury cruise turned bus tour
Class Actions 2022-04-14 10:19 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has made a long-awaited award of damages to travellers who were promised a “once in a lifetime cruise along the grand waterways of […]

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High Court to hear Spain’s sovereign immunity claims in $375M arbitration dispute
High Court 2022-03-23 10:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has agreed to weigh in on whether an Australian court’s recognition of a $375 million international arbitration award against the kingdom of […]

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Franchisees appeal $1.2M security order in Hog’s Breath Cafe class action
Franchises 2022-02-18 10:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

Franchisees of the Hog’s Breath Cafe restaurant chain are challenging a ruling that they hand over $1.23 million in security for the defence costs of […]

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Class action against Hog’s Breath Cafe can’t dodge $1.2M security
Class Actions 2022-02-07 2:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

Franchisees of the Hog’s Breath Cafe restaurant chain must pay $1.23 million in security for legal costs in their class action against the franchisor, and […]

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Hog’s Breath Cafe says franchisees behind class action ‘crying poor’ to avoid security
Class Actions 2021-09-10 10:16 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Franchisees of Hog’s Breath Cafe restaurant chain have been accused of “crying poor” by claiming COVID-19 robbed their restaurants of the cash flow required to […]

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On The Run won’t file ‘test case’ appeal of class closure judgment
Class Actions 2021-02-10 4:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

The employing entity behind convenience store chain On the Run has said it will not appeal a judgment tossing a class closure bid prior to […]

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Judge rejects class closure bid ahead of mediation in On The Run class action
Class Actions 2021-02-08 12:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has rejected a class closure order application by the lead applicants in a class action against convenience store chain On The Run ahead […]

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