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‘Bad luck’: Judge denies penniless Captain Cook College’s appeal delay bid
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-04-05 8:59 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has rejected an application by training provider Captain Cook College to postpone the hearing of its appeal in a case won by the […]

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Mayfair’s James Mawhinney wants reprieve from ASIC’s contempt case
Financial Services 2022-03-17 4:14 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Mayfair 101 director James Mawhinney has sought a temporary stay of ASIC’s case accusing him of being in contempt of court for allegedly breaching a […]

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Judge finds ‘no immediate threat’ of harm in ASIC’s contempt case against Mayfair’s Mawhinney
ASIC 2022-02-18 4:19 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has lost an interim injunction bid against the director of investment firm Mayfair 101 in its case seeking a […]

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Meta, Instagram lose appeal bid to arbitrate startup’s competition case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-02-04 1:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has dismissed a second attempt by Meta and Instagram to shut down a misuse of market power case by a Melbourne-based social […]

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Tips from 10 prominent silks on nailing the first court appearance
Courts 2021-11-25 1:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

As the courts open up after 18 months of online hearings, junior barristers who were recently called to the bar may be apprehensive at the […]

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Injunction against Facebook doesn’t clash with competition watchdog’s orders, judge says
Social Media 2021-10-27 5:04 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A court has shut down Facebook’s renewed push to cut off Melbourne-based content strategists Sked Social from posting on Instagram on behalf of their clients, […]

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High Court refuses to take up 7-Eleven’s challenge to settlement CFOs
High Court 2021-06-25 10:29 am By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has declined to hear a case that challenges the power of judges to make common fund orders at the close of litigation, […]

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CFOs in spotlight again as High Court weighs 7-Eleven special leave bid
Analysis 2021-06-22 11:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

The power to make common fund orders in class actions is a question before the High Court a second time, but the justices aren’t likely […]

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Jury finds Country Care not guilty in first criminal cartel case against Australian biz
Trials 2021-06-02 3:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

The ACCC has suffered a stinging defeat in its criminal cartel action against mobility equipment provider Country Care, its CEO and a former employee, with […]

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Jump swim school hit with $23M penalty for ‘very serious’ consumer law breaches
Franchises 2021-05-20 4:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

The failed franchisor behind the Jump Swim Schools brand has been hit with a $23 million penalty for what a Federal Court judge found were […]

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