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In win for ACCC, Full Court says vulnerability not essential to proving unconscionable conduct
Appeals 2021-03-22 1:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has ruled that unconscionable conduct under the Australian Consumer Law is not confined to exploitation of vulnerable parties, in an “extremely […]

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Woolworths can include details of ‘no cost’ pay review in class action notice
Employment 2021-03-12 5:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has allowed Woolworths to include details of its internal pay review processes in an opt out notice to be sent to disgruntled current […]

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Pelvic mesh maker Astora may make admissions in class action in light of J&J case
Product Liability 2021-02-26 2:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Pelvic mesh device maker Astora Women’s Health is weighing whether to make admissions in a class action over allegedly defective products in light of a […]

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Baker McKenzie repped client for two and half years that did not exist, court told
Class Actions 2021-02-24 5:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

For two and a half years, law firm Baker McKenzie represented a client in class action litigation over allegedly defective pelvic mesh products that did […]

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$27M settlement rejected in pelvic mesh class action, group members may learn
Class Actions 2021-02-24 5:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

The rejection of a $27 million settlement offer in a class action over American Medical Systems’ pelvic mesh products may be included in a proposed […]

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The top litigation law firms of 2020
Feature 2021-01-27 11:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Lawyerly’s Litigation Firms of 2020 delivered significant victories for clients last year in bet-the-company matters, thriving in a tumultuous year that saw courts and litigants […]

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Last stop for ACCC as High Court refuses leave to appeal Pacific National, Aurizon deal
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-12-08 1:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

The ACCC has reached the end of the line in its challenge to Pacific National’s $205 million acquisition of Aurizon’s Acacia Ridge Terminal in Queensland, […]

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Top judge nudges ASIC, Allianz away from ‘bastardised’ pleadings in travel insurance case
Insurance 2020-11-11 3:28 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The Federal Court’s top judge has cautioned ASIC and insurers Allianz and AWP against presenting a “bastardised form of pleading” in the financial watchdog’s action […]

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ASIC conflated conduct of GetSwift founders, court told
Securities 2020-09-30 9:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

ASIC’s case against GetSwift and its founders Joel Macdonald and Bane Hunter makes accusations against both directors but relies on alleged conduct by only Hunter, […]

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Google fires back at ACCC data collection suit, says it sought ‘explicit consent in plain terms’
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-09-29 4:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Google has rejected claims by the ACCC that it tricked consumers into agreeing to expanded collection of their personal data, saying that it instead sought […]

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