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Judge shoots down ex-ANZ trader’s ’emaciated’ bid to view lawyer meeting notes
Financial Services 2021-12-09 1:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former ANZ trader who alleges he was sacked for complaining about the bank’s manipulation of the bank bill swap rate has lost his bid […]

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ASIC opposes BlueScope general manager’s request to manage company
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-12-09 3:09 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has opposed BlueScope Steel general manager Jason Ellis’ request for court permission to manage another company, saying he should […]

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Judge ‘very, very concerned’ over Facebook posts in Qantas case
Employment 2021-12-08 12:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

Union members who allegedly urged former Qantas workers to give misleading information to the Federal Court via a survey in a lawsuit brought on behalf […]

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Sunwater loses dispute with Liberty over coverage for Queensland floods class action
Insurance 2021-12-08 3:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

Liberty Mutual Insurance does not have to indemnify dam operator Sunwater for its share of a $440 million settlement of the Queensland floods class action, […]

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Port of Newcastle can charge Glencore higher access fees, High Court rules
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-12-08 6:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Port of Newcastle has largely won its High Court fight with mining giant Glencore over access fees and will now be able to set […]

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‘Ticking time bomb’: Essure class action members all at risk, court told
Class Actions 2021-12-08 2:50 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Group members in a class action over Bayer’s Essure contraceptives had “a ticking time bomb” in their bodies after being implanted with the devices, and […]

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Avanteos faces multi-million dollar penalty in landmark criminal case over dead members
Financial Services 2021-12-08 3:09 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Former Commonwealth Bank subsidiary Avanteos Investments Limited pleaded guilty on Wednesday to charging up to $700,000 in fees to hundreds of deceased superannuation fund members. […]

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Class action accuses McDonald’s of denying workers unpaid rest breaks
Employment 2021-12-07 1:02 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Fast food giant McDonald’s has been hit with a class action alleging it systematically failed to provide employees with paid 10 minute rest breaks. The […]

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Full Court throws out ‘mistaken’ judgment on AFT’s Maxigesic ads
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-12-07 6:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge was “mistaken” to find that AFT Pharmaceuticals’ ads for its painkiller Maxigesic were misleading, with the Full Federal Court ruling there was an […]

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‘Managers were bullies’: NAB to face court action for allegedly overworking staff
Employment 2021-12-07 3:00 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Finance Sector Union is preparing a lawsuit against the National Australia Bank, claiming the bank has pressured its employees to work “unreasonable” hours and […]

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