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Noni B owner must fork over docs over potential Spam Act violations
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2022-05-16 3:26 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Mosaic Brands has lost its appeal of a ruling ordering it to comply with a request for documents from the Australian Communications and Media Authority […]

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‘Capricious’ conduct by Morrison government dooms Beetaloo gas contract
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-12-23 5:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has voided contracts between the Morrison government and a subsidiary of Empire Energy for gas exploration in the Beetaloo Basin after finding the […]

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Class action against Zurich over faulty apartments gets go-ahead
Insurance 2021-12-13 5:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action against Irish insurer Zurich Insurance Plc by unit owners of the defective New Zealand-based Victopia Apartments can proceed in Australia after the […]

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Beetaloo gas exploration was approved to ‘stymie’ climate change case, judge told
Climate change 2021-11-02 9:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Morrison government decision’s to enter into a contract with a subsidiary of Empire Energy for gas exploration in the Beetaloo Basin was an effort […]

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Judge slams government for lacking ‘common courtesy’ in Beetaloo climate change case
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-09-14 3:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has rebuked the Morrison government for approving a gas exploration contract with a subsidiary of Empire Energy in the Beetaloo basin without notifying […]

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Maurice Blackburn did not breach obligations in TWE class action, Full Court finds
Appeals 2020-12-17 4:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has tossed an appeal by Treasury Wine Estates claiming that Maurice Blackburn and barrister Guy Donnellan breached their obligations in preparing […]

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Law firm ‘took advantage’ of privileged position in filing Treasury Wines class action, court told
Class Actions 2020-11-27 7:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Treasury Wine Estates has accused plaintiffs law firm Maurice Blackburn and barrister Guy Donnellan of “taking advantage” of their privileged position by using evidence discovered […]

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Common fund order issue can’t be decided in ‘evidentiary vacuum’, NSW appeals court says
Class Actions 2020-10-30 11:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

The NSW Court of Appeal has passed on the question of whether a judge can make a common fund order when a class action settles […]

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‘Big fat CFO’ incentives would distort class action scheme, BMW tells court
Class Actions 2020-10-27 8:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

Luxury car maker BMW has told the NSW Court of Appeal that the courts do not have power to make common fund orders at any […]

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