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Radio Rentals applicants fear prejudice if settlement talks break down
Class Actions August 22, 2019 3:45 pm By Amelia Birnie

The applicants in the Radio Rentals “Rent, Try $1 Buy” class action have flagged the potential for prejudice caused by the respondents’ late evidence, with […]

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Ultra Tune appeals ‘manifestly excessive’ penalty for breaching Franchising Code
Competition & Consumer Protection August 12, 2019 9:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

National car repair franchise Ultra Tune has argued in a Full Federal Court appeal that a $1.07 million penalty in an ACCC case was “manifestly […]

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Radio Rentals class action looking for admissions in AIG insurance claim docs
Class Actions July 24, 2019 1:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a class action against Radio Rentals wants access to correspondence relating to the appliance leasing company’s insurance coverage with AIG Australia, […]

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Hundreds of privileged advice docs accidentally disclosed in Radio Rentals class action
Class Actions June 21, 2019 6:59 pm By Amelia Birnie

Lawyers for Radio Rentals are trying to take back hundreds of potentially privileged documents in a consumer class action over the company’s ‘Rent, Try, $1 […]

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Judge has ‘no sympathy’ for ACCC’s attempt to block Ultra Tune appeal
Competition & Consumer Protection June 17, 2019 4:15 pm By Amelia Birnie

Ultra Tune has been given the go-ahead to challenge a $2.6 million penalty for alleged breaches of franchising and consumer laws, after a judge said […]

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Ex-CEO accuses Radio Rentals of withholding documents crucial to class action defence
Class Actions June 6, 2019 6:13 pm By Amelia Birnie

The former CEO of Radio Rentals, who has been dragged into a class action against the company, claims he can’t properly defend himself because his […]

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Ex-Radio Rentals CEO dragged into class action, says he ‘can’t afford lawyers’
Class Actions May 9, 2019 11:13 am By Amelia Birnie

A judge has granted a bid to add former Radio Rentals CEO James Marshall and the beleaguered company’s insurer, AIG Australia, as respondents in a […]

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Ultra Tune’s excuse for missing appeal deadline doesn’t wash, ACCC tells court
Competition & Consumer Protection May 7, 2019 9:07 pm By Amelia Birnie

The consumer regulator wants a court to throw out Ultra Tune’s appeal of a $2.6 million penalty, after the national car repair franchise filed its […]

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