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Law firms to learn fate in AMP class action beauty parade
Analysis May 21, 2019 11:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

A ruling by a judge deciding a four-way contest to run a shareholder class action against AMP is expected this week, a judgment significant not […]

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Judge wants four referees in toxic foam class actions
Class Actions March 19, 2019 9:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Chief Justice of the Federal Court wants four referees to weigh what’s expected to be voluminous expert evidence in three class actions against the […]

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Botox trade mark trial unexpectedly vacated
Griffith Hack March 13, 2019 12:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

An eight-day joint hearing in cases brought by Allergan alleging infringement of its Botox trade mark, which was due to commence Monday, has been vacated […]

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United Petroleum loses $2M award over compulsory land acquisition
Construction March 6, 2019 5:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has overturned a ruling awarding $2 million in compensation to United Petroleum after the state government compulsorily acquired land on which the […]

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Unilever appeals loss over Nivea deodorant claims
Appeals February 26, 2019 11:03 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Unilever is not ready to put its long-running consumer case against competitor Beiersdorf to rest, filing a challenge to a ruling that Beiersdorf did not […]

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Allergan snips Botox trade mark case against Self Care
Intellectual Property February 18, 2019 9:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

Pharmaceutical giant Allergan has streamlined its trade mark case against Self Care Corporation, which makes products marketed as Botox alternatives. Allergan dropped its infringement claims […]

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Octaviar investors, class action funder dodge indemnity costs
Class Actions January 8, 2019 1:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

The investor behind a failed class action against the Public Trustee of Queensland over the collapse of Octaviar Group has escaped a bid by the […]

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Unilever’s case over Nivea deodorant stinks, judge finds
Competition & Consumer Protection January 4, 2019 12:08 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Unilever’s allegations that consumer goods competitor Beiersdorf made misleading claims about its Nivea clinical strength deodorant products don’t pass the smell test, a judge has […]

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Battle to lead AMP action begins, and class members already winners, court told
Class Actions December 6, 2018 10:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

The showdown between five law firms vying to lead a class action over the AMP fees for no service scandal kicked off in the NSW […]

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HarperCollins looks to put deep sleep therapy defamation case to bed
Defamation September 26, 2018 8:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

HarperCollins has asked the Federal Court to toss a defamation case brought against it by two psychiatrists at the centre of the deep sleep therapy […]

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