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ASIC’s insider trading case against Westpac should be heard ASAP, says judge
Financial Services 2021-07-14 9:53 pm By Cindy Cameronne

ASIC’s case accusing Westpac of insider trading before the $16 billion privatisation of electricity provider Ausgrid should be heard “as quickly as the court can […]

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Settlement reached in Takata airbags class actions
Class Actions 2021-07-13 11:55 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Six of the world’s largest car makers have agreed to settle class actions accusing them of selling cars with deadly Takata airbags. The in-principle settlements […]

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After triumphing in beauty parade, Maurice Blackburn seeks stay of PFM’s Boral class action
Class Actions 2021-06-30 7:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

After winning a three-way contest to lead a shareholder class action against construction giant Boral, Maurice Blackburn is seeking to stay a competing class action […]

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Pop star Katy Perry wins privilege spat in trade mark lawsuit against designer
Intellectual Property 2021-06-28 4:07 pm By Cindy Cameronne

US singer Katy Perry has won a ruling shielding communications with lawyers from 2009 in a trade mark dispute with Australian fashion designer Katie Perry. […]

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Victoria drops out of combustible cladding class actions
Class Actions 2021-06-16 11:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The state of Victoria has opted out of two class actions over allegedly combustible cladding, after agreeing to join as a group member last year. […]

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Super funds want price info protected in Westpac insider trading case
Financial Services 2021-06-16 2:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

Industry super funds AustralianSuper and IFM Investors – the consortium behind the interest rate swap at the centre of the corporate watchdog’s insider trading case […]

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GetSwift class action faces fight to use witness evidence from ASIC case
Class Actions 2021-06-04 10:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

GetSwift is opposing a bid by the lead shareholder in a class action to rely at an upcoming trial on evidence given by overseas witnesses […]

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Full Court won’t undo injunction barring ‘RestQ’ trade mark use
Intellectual Property 2021-05-28 10:19 pm By Cindy Cameronne

An appeals court has upheld a ruling which bars use of the RestQ trade mark on sleep products sold by Martin & Pleasance because of […]

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ASIC should spell out ‘serious’ insider trading allegations, Westpac tells court
Financial Services 2021-05-19 4:07 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Westpac has argued that ASIC should flesh out its case accusing the banking giant of insider trading before the $16 billion privatisation of electricity provider […]

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Court can order class action opt out notices for limited number of group members, judge says
Class Actions 2021-04-27 9:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found he has power to order that opt out notices be sent to a limited number of Boral shareholders eligible to join […]

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