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$125M penalty rightly imposed after VW ‘starved’ judge of evidence, appeals court told
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-08-12 9:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has been urged to uphold a judge’s $125 million penalty against Volkswagen in the ACCC’s case over the car maker’s emissions cheating, […]

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Coverforce shareholder can use docs from Resilium row in new lawsuit
Insurance 2020-08-12 6:23 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The majority shareholder in insurance broker Coverforce has won its bid to use documents from an existing lawsuit over the company’s $25 million acquisition of Suncorp unit Resilium in new proceedings it intends to bring.

Law firm hit with indemnity costs for opt out error in Toyota class action
Class Actions 2020-08-11 10:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

An error in an opt out notice sent to motorists eligible to sign up for a class action over allegedly defective diesel filters in Toyota vehicles has left a class action law firm on the hook for indemnity costs to cover a new notice to group members.

Insurance policies stalling Quintis class action settlement were ‘cobbled together’, court hears
Insurance 2020-08-11 6:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Insurance policies that may be worth up to $46 million and have derailed settlement approval in two class actions against sandalwood producer Quintis were “cobbled together” and contained errors and omissions, a court has heard.

ACCC delays decision on $3B Google, Fitbit merger
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-08-11 12:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has delayed it decision on whether to block Google’s $3 billion tie-up with fitness device company Fitbit to allow time for the European Union to investigate the proposed merger.

ABC acted with malice in ‘set up’ of Racing NSW head, court hears
Defamation 2020-08-11 6:08 pm By Alison Eveleigh

In airing a ‘7:30′ segment that revealed racehorses were being slaughtered in violation of industry rules, the ABC acted with malice in what was a […]

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ASIC drops investigation of former AMP chair Catherine Brenner
Financial Services 2020-08-10 9:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

The corporate regulator will not take former AMP chair Catherine Brenner to court after investigating her conduct as part of probes that are expected to […]

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Judge slams parties in ANZ class action for ‘putting their pens down’
Class Actions 2020-08-07 6:34 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has accused the parties in a class action against ANZ over the sale of allegedly worthless insurance  of “putting their pens down” and […]

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ASIC spent $1.8M on failed Westpac responsible lending case
Financial Services 2020-08-07 4:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission spent over $1.8 million in taxpayer funds investigating and prosecuting its now failed responsible lending case against Westpac. The […]

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Deloitte faces age discrimination case by 63-year-old partner
Employment 2020-08-06 10:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

A 63-year-old partner of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is suing the accounting giant and CEO Richard Deutsch alleging the firm’s mandatory retirement policy is discriminatory and […]

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