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Government hit with $2.9M judgment in live export class action
Class Actions June 29, 2020 1:30 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The lead applicant in a class action against the Federal Government over its total ban on live cattle exports to Indonesia in 2011 has been […]

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Facebook claims it can’t be sued by Aussie privacy watchdog
Privacy & Cybersecurity June 26, 2020 4:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Facebook has argued that it does not carry on business in Australia despite users in Australia accessing its website, calling for the dismissal of action […]

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ACCC takes Pacific National, Aurizon terminal deal challenge to High Court
Competition & Consumer Protection June 26, 2020 10:15 am By Christine Caulfield

The competition regulator wants the High Court to hear its challenge to Pacific National’s $205 million acquisition of Aurizon’s Acacia Ridge Terminal in Queensland, saying […]

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Government faces hefty bill after loss in landmark live export class action
Class Actions June 2, 2020 9:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has ruled in favour of live exporters in a class action against the Federal Government, finding a total ban on live cattle exports […]

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ACCC loses appeal over $205M Pacific National, Aurizon terminal deal
Competition & Consumer Protection May 6, 2020 5:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

The ACCC has come up short in its appeal of a ruling that dismissed its challenge to Pacific National’s $205 million acquisition of Aurizon’s Acacia […]

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Canberra developers settle apartment owners’ class action over $6.3M in GST
Class Actions March 30, 2020 1:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The developers behind the Governor Place residential complex in Canberra have reached a settlement in a class action by aparment owners seeking $6.3 million in […]

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7-Eleven class actions mull contempt motion after losing appeal over franchisee communications
Class Actions March 27, 2020 3:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicants in two class actions against 7-Eleven are considering bringing a contempt of court motion against the convenience store giant after the Full […]

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ACCC strikes out again, loses misuse of market power case against Ramsay Health
Competition & Consumer Protection March 12, 2020 5:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has tossed a case by the ACCC against Ramsay Health Care claiming that the global hospital group misused its market power by pressuring […]

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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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