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Mazda’s conduct not just ‘appalling customer service’ but unconscionable, ACCC says
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-08-02 11:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge was wrong to find that Mazda’s treatment of customers with faulty vehicles was appalling but not unconscionable, and nowhere in his ruling is […]

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Samsung hit with $14M penalty for misleading Galaxy waterproof claims
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-06-23 1:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Samsung Australia has been slapped with a $14 million penalty for running ads that misrepresented that its Galaxy smartphones could be used in pool and […]

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Crown’s $125M class action settlement wins court approval but no CFO for funder
Class Actions 2022-04-29 1:12 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has signed off on a $125 million settlement to resolve a shareholder class action against Crown Resorts over disclosures relating to its Chinese […]

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US shareholders ask court to reject $31M payout for Crown class action funder
Class Actions 2022-04-28 9:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

US institutional shareholders who joined a class action against Crown Resorts that settled on the eve of trial for $125 million are urging the Federal […]

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Judge signs off on 40% cut for law firm in Arrium class action
Class Actions 2022-04-27 1:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has approved a 40 per cent group costs order for the law firm that’s running a class action against KPMG and former directors […]

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Trivago hit with $44.7M penalty for ‘highly misleading’ hotel deals
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-04-22 10:49 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has slapped Trivago with $44.7 million in penalties for a “startlingly misleading” rankings system used on its travel comparison website which it reaped […]

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ACCC appeals ruling over Mazda’s ‘appalling’ customer service
Appeals 2022-04-14 9:42 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The consumer watchdog is challenging a court ruling that found Mazda’s treatment of customers with defective vehicles was “appalling” but did not amount to unconscionable […]

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Australian Grand Prix sued for $8.7M over cancelled 2020 Formula One concert
Coronavirus 2022-04-04 8:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Grand Prix Corporation has been sued by a UK entertainment company alleging the COVID-19 related cancellation of the 2020 Melbourne Formula One led […]

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Full Court ruling on MIS regime may not resolve funding issues in RFG class action, court hears
Class Actions 2022-04-01 4:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A case before the Full Court that will revisit the question of whether class actions are managed investment schemes may not resolve all of the […]

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Peters served with $12M penalty for exclusive dealing
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-03-25 1:51 pm By Sam Matthews

Peters Ice Cream has been hit with a $12 million penalty after admitting to entering an anti-competitive exclusive agreement for distribution of its single serve […]

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