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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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ACCC can expand cartel case against BlueScope
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-05-12 11:20 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has won court approval to bring new claims against BlueScope Steel for allegedly seeking to induce competitor OneSteel to […]

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Virgin administrators relieved of JobKeeper liability
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-05-20 6:31 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Virgin Australia’s administrators will not be responsible of any overpayments of the JobKeeper allowance, which is currently being claimed on behalf of thousands of the […]

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ACCC was unreasonable to pursue cartel appeal, Cussons says
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-04-03 9:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Personal healthcare giant PZ Cussons is seeking indemnity costs from the ACCC, claiming the regulator unreasonably rejected a settlement offer in its case over an […]

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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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ACCC loses appeal over $205M Pacific National, Aurizon terminal deal
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-05-06 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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Landmark ruling nixing class closure orders likely to reach High Court
Analysis 2020-04-23 9:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

A ruling Wednesday that struck down class closure orders — a device used by judges in class actions for the past two decades — has […]

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Judge rejects GetSwift’s latest push to delay ASIC trial for a year
Securities 2020-05-21 9:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Logistics company GetSwift and its directors have failed in a bid for a year-long delay of a trial scheduled to start next month in ASIC’s […]

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COVID-19 sees Virgin administrators absolved of liability on unprecedented scale
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-05-15 4:40 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The administrators of Virgin Australia have been absolved of personal liability for the ongoing operation of the embattled airline on an unprecedented scale, with Australia’s […]

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Virgin administrators not on the hook for aircraft leases, for now
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-04-24 6:41 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The administrators of Virgin Australia will not have to pay the troubled carrier’s aircraft and other lease payments, after a court granted them a temporary […]

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