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Greater cooperation between regulators, class action litigants would remove substantial barriers
Expert Insights 2019-12-03 11:18 pm By Editor

The close relationship between regulator action seeking to prosecute corporate wrongdoing and private enforcement is an established and powerful means of recovering compensation for the […]

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The key to addressing overwork and depression in the legal industry
Expert Insights 2019-11-15 4:35 pm By

Two contentious issues have been featuring prominently in legal circles in the last few weeks. They may appear discrete, but they share a common theme […]

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Key insight into claim on Warranty & Indemnity insurance
Expert Insights 2019-11-14 9:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Supreme Court of Victoria has considered whether an insured buyer under a warranty and indemnity (W&I) policy is entitled to indemnity from an insurer […]

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Time may be ripe for discrimination class actions in Australia
Expert Insights 2019-11-05 10:48 pm By

It has been suggested by American and Canadian lawyers that Australia is dragging its feet in using its group litigation and class action regimes to […]

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You’ve got nothing to lose: Myer, Babcock & Brown, continuous disclosure obligations and securities litigation
Expert Insights 2019-10-30 10:49 pm By

Listed companies are subject to continuous disclosure obligations under the Corporations Act 2001 and the ASX Listing Rules. Some of the principles underpinning those continuous disclosure […]

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Full Federal Court warns infringers: Australian IP owners entitled to broad injunctions
Expert Insights 2019-10-23 8:47 pm By

It can be difficult for patent owners to decide whether to pursue litigation against infringers without a clear idea of whether the remedies likely to […]

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Solidarity forever: Trade unions make the class action regime strong
Expert Insights 2019-09-30 10:40 pm By Editor

The re-emergence of employment law class actions over the last five years has drawn criticism from employer groups, as Australian workers embrace the collective redress […]

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Going Wayback: The current state of using wayback machine evidence in court
Expert Insights 2019-09-27 8:45 pm By Editor

The admissibility of print-outs from the “Wayback Machine – Internet Archive” website is increasingly being considered by the Federal Court of Australia. The decision of […]

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Funder succeeds in declaration enforcing its class action agreements
Expert Insights 2019-09-24 1:33 pm By Editor

The decision in Murphy Operator Pty Ltd v Gladstone Ports Corporation is a landmark one. It confirms the validity of the class action funding business […]

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ACCC issues guidance on competition risks in IP transactions: Beware the inadvertent cartel
Expert Insights 2019-09-19 12:47 pm By Editor

The ACCC has issued final guidelines on how Australia’s competition laws will apply to intellectual property assignments and licences following the repeal of the ‘IP […]

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