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Takata airbags class action might appeal class closure in wake of common fund ruling
Class Actions December 6, 2019 10:18 pm By Hannah Gee

The applicants in a group of class actions over defective Takata airbags have flagged a possible challenge to a formal class closure order in the […]

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Funder appeals ruling over security in Fair Work class actions
Employment November 12, 2019 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Litigation funder Augusta Ventures has brought its promised appeal of a groundbreaking ruling that put it on the hook for paying security for costs in […]

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Two firms running Toyota class action will get only one set of costs, judge says
Class Actions November 7, 2019 5:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

The two law firms leading a class action against Toyota over allegedly defective filters in the car giant’s diesel models will be able to recover […]

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‘Time for commercial reality to bite’: Judge orders class closure in Takata air bags class actions
Class Actions November 1, 2019 3:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing seven class actions against some of the world’s largest car makers over defective Takata airbags has ordered that class closure take place […]

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‘A point of high principle’: Funder argues it shouldn’t face costs for failed Airservices class action
Employment October 29, 2019 9:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

The litigation funder that backed a now dismissed class action against aviation service provider Airservices has argued funders should not face costs orders in Fair […]

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Toyota points finger at drivers in diesel filter class action
Class Actions October 23, 2019 3:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

Responding to a class action on behalf of over 250,000 car owners, auto giant Toyota has admitted issues with filters in three of its diesel […]

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Court can order security against funders in Fair Work class actions, judge rules
Employment October 8, 2019 9:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

A landmark ruling has found judges have the power to order security against litigation funders backing Fair Work class actions, in a decision that could […]

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University of Sydney wins IP rights case against ObjectiVision
Intellectual Property October 2, 2019 3:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

The University of Sydney has emerged triumphant in its long running battle over the intellectual property rights of a glaucoma testing device, with the Federal […]

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Battle ahead as Hanwha seeks to ‘strengthen’ solar patent after suing rivals for infringement
Intellectual Property October 2, 2019 4:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

Global solar panel manufacturer Hanwha Q CELLS wants to amend the patent behind its solar technology, more than six months after launching infringement proceedings against […]

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ACCC ‘contaminated’ key evidence in ANZ criminal cartel investigation, court hears
Competition & Consumer Protection September 27, 2019 8:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

An investigation by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has come under fire by the banks and directors targeted in a criminal case over alleged […]

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