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ASIC pans Wagyu and shiraz ‘thought experiments’ in Westpac home loan appeal
Financial Services February 25, 2020 5:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC has criticised a Federal Court judge for his ‘thought experiments’ around prospective home loan applicants feasting on Wagyu beef and shiraz, as the regulator […]

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Judge should be commended for ‘judicial economy’, Pacific National tells court in ACCC appeal
Competition & Consumer Protection February 18, 2020 2:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

Pacific National has defended a decision by a judge to accept an undertaking and rule against the ACCC in its competition case over the rail […]

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Judge overstepped in accepting Pacific National undertaking, ACCC tells appeals court
Competition & Consumer Protection February 17, 2020 4:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge who dismissed the ACCC’s challenge to Pacific National’s acquisition of Aurizon’s Acacia Ridge Terminal in Queensland had no power to accept an undertaking […]

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Funder to continue backing Westpac insurance class action, for now
Class Actions February 12, 2020 11:43 am By Miklos Bolza

The funder behind a class action against Westpac over allegedly excessive insurance premiums has confirmed that it will continue backing the case despite earlier concerns […]

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Bombardier must defend multimillion dollar contract spat on WA billionaire’s home turf
Contracts January 13, 2020 10:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Jet builder Bombardier has lost its appeal of a ruling by the Western Australia Supreme Court that it has jurisdiction to hear a multimillion dollar […]

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Canberra property developers suffer partial loss in GST class actions
Class Actions January 8, 2020 4:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The property developers behind two Canberra apartment complexes have been dealt a partial loss in two class actions against them, with a judge finding the […]

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Westpac class action on shaky ground after High Court ruling
Class Actions December 19, 2019 6:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

The funder behind a class action against Westpac over allegedly excessive insurance premiums that was at the centre of a successful High Court challenge to […]

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APRA won’t appeal loss in IOOF case
Financial Services October 17, 2019 5:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority will not challenge a Federal Court ruling that dismissed its case against fund manager IOOF as “unpersuasive”, “fundamentally inadequate” and […]

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APRA defends decision to bring failed IOOF case
Financial Services September 20, 2019 8:03 pm By Amelia Birnie

The prudential regulator is standing by its decision to bring proceedings against IOOF for alleged breaches of superannuation duties, despite criticism that such a “highly […]

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VW settles landmark dieselgate class actions for up to $127M
Class Actions September 16, 2019 10:28 am By Amelia Birnie

After four years of litigation, the Volkswagen diesel emissions class actions have reached an in-principle settlement of up to $127.1 million, with affected consumers expected […]

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