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ASIC scores ‘narrow’ win in case against ex-Tennis Australia director
ASIC 2020-07-31 12:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has handed ASIC a “narrow” win in its action against former Tennis Australia director Harold Mitchell, tossing most of the regulator’s case and […]

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Judge won’t re-open Love Is In The Air case to hear argument ‘overlooked’ the first time
Intellectual Property 2020-06-25 4:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing a copyright infringement lawsuit against an electronic music duo and Air France over the 1977 disco hit ‘Love Is In The Air’ […]

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GetSwift drafted correction to misleading ASX announcement, never released it, director says
Trials 2020-06-23 8:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former director of GetSwift has given evidence at trial in ASIC’s case against the logistics provider that the company drafted a correction to a […]

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Trial judge urges common sense in ASIC case against GetSwift
Securities 2020-06-22 4:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has dismissed a defensive bid by ASIC to amend its case against GetSwift mid-trial, instead calling on “common sense” to be injected into […]

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GetSwift leaked $138M deal to the press ahead of ASX announcement, ASIC says
Securities 2020-06-16 7:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

GetSwift “sat on” an announcement about a lucrative deal with US-based automotive sales and marketing firm N.A. Williams for more than three weeks, then leaked […]

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‘These results are not accidental’: GetSwift saw ASX as ‘cheap way’ to boost share price, ASIC says
Securities 2020-06-15 6:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

Emails show the directors of logistics company GetSwift took a “deliberate approach” to inflating the company’s share price through a constant supply of positive ASX […]

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‘This case makes no sense’: Judge says ‘Love Is In The Air’ infringed, but no damages owed
Intellectual Property 2020-04-27 1:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has found that an Oregon electronic music duo “flagrantly” copied the 1977 disco hit ‘Love Is In The Air’, but has rejected most […]

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Car makers won’t take class closure fight to High Court
Product Liability 2020-05-07 11:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

Seven car makers defending class actions over defective Takata airbags have confirmed they will not be challenging a landmark decision that set aside a pre-settlement […]

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Hanwha mostly defeats bid for more discovery in solar patent feud
Intellectual Property 2020-05-05 3:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

A court has substantially dismissed an application for further discovery by three companies facing a lawsuit by chemical and energy giant Hanwha Solutions for patent […]

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Suncorp unit can force reversal of Coverforce acquisition, court says
Corporate 2019-12-10 9:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

The head of Australia’s largest unlisted insurance broker, Coverforce, may face a future damages claim for misleading or deceptive conduct if a recent acquisition of […]

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