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Judge orders $75,000 penalty in ACCC’s case against Jayco
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-05-03 6:43 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has hit caravan manufacturer Jayco with a $75,000 penalty in proceedings launched by the ACCC, finding the company made a false or misleading […]

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Applicant, funder must foot the bill for slew of cross-claims in dropped Pitcher Partners class action
Class Actions 2021-03-04 12:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has found the lead applicant and funder in a discontinued class action against Pitcher Partners over its auditing of Slater & Gordon must […]

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EY strikes back in Pitcher Partners class action over Slater & Gordon audit
Accounting 2021-03-01 2:04 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Professionsal services giant EY has added to the many cross-claims flying in the shareholder class action against Pitcher Partners over advice to law firm Slater […]

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Judge tosses most of ACCC’s defective caravans case against Jayco
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-11-23 7:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has dismissed the bulk of a consumer case brought by the ACCC against caravan and campervan manufacturer Jayco Corp, finding that the regulator’s […]

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Pitcher Partners’ bid for indemnity costs from class action gets poor reception
Class Actions 2020-10-29 7:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has expressed skepticism at claims by accounting firm Pitcher Partners that the lead applicant of a now dropped class action over its auditing […]

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Doubts raised years ago about claims in dropped Pitcher Partners class action, court hears
Class Actions 2020-10-28 10:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

Johnson Winter & Slattery persisted with a shareholder class action over auditing advice given to Slater & Gordon despite concerns about the strength of the […]

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Ernst & Young to be sued in class action over Slater & Gordon audits
Accounting 2020-10-09 1:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

Professional services firm EY UK has been added as a respondent in a shareholder class action against Pitcher Partners over advice given to law firm […]

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Directed Electronics seeks $18M from Isuzu for alleged contract, copyright breaches
Intellectual Property 2020-08-18 11:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Australian auto electronics company Directed Electronics is seeking at least $18 million from truck company Isuzu for allegedly breaching a contract for the supply of […]

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Arnold Bloch Leibler wins access to Quindell due diligence docs
Corporate 2020-05-08 8:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Arnold Bloch Leibler has been granted access to due diligence docs related to Slater and Gordon’s $1.2 billion acquisition of professional services firm Quindell, to […]

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Ex-Directed Electronics manager dropped lawyers mid-trial in ‘tactical’ move, court hears
Intellectual Property 2020-05-04 1:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Directed Electronics has slammed a decision by one of its former managers to switch lawyers in the middle of a trial over alleged corporate theft, […]

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