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Queensland says state should pay just 1% of flood class action damages
Class Actions 2020-04-29 4:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Queensland government is seeking court orders that put dam operators Seqwater and Sunwater on the hook for the vast majority of damages after a […]

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No end in sight for epic Queensland floods class action
Class Actions 2020-02-21 12:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Dam operator Seqwater will appeal its loss in a long-running class action over the 2011 Queensland floods that destroyed over 2,000 homes, a move derided […]

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Google slams ACCC’s ‘artificial and incorrect’ case over location data disclosures
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-12-16 8:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

Google has come out in defence of its privacy disclosures to Android mobile users in the face of landmark legal action by the ACCC, saying […]

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Port of Newcastle flags potential cross claim in Qube’s competition case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-12-16 4:17 pm By

The Port of Newcastle is weighing a possible cross claim in a misuse of market power case brought by logistics giant Qube that alleges PON […]

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Dam operators found negligent in Queensland floods class actions
Class Actions 2019-11-29 11:41 am By Miklos Bolza

The NSW Supreme Court has ruled against the operators of two Queensland dams as well as the state government, finding they were vicariously liable for […]

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Google blasts ACCC’s ‘cherry-picked’ suit over data collection disclosures
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-11-14 1:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

Google has slammed landmark regulatory action brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission over the collection and use of location data on Android devices […]

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ACCC loses appeal in cartel case over coal mining licences
Appeals 2019-09-04 3:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has failed in its appeal of a ruling that dismissed its bid-rigging case over mining exploration licences involving Cascade […]

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Jardine Lloyd Thompson hit with second class action over excessive premiums
Insurance 2019-09-03 9:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Insurance broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson is facing a second class action on behalf of local councils claiming it charged inflated premiums. Law firm Quinn Emanuel […]

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ACCC must hand over docs on Vodafone-TPG merger investigation
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-07-04 4:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has ordered the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to hand over documents to Vodafone that were “directly relevant” to its decision to […]

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Global insurer Jardine Lloyd Thompson can access names of local councils behind class action
Class Actions 2019-02-21 9:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

Global insurer Jardine Lloyd Thompson has won access to the identities of local councils suing it in a NSW class action brought by Quinn Emanuel […]

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