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Class action appeals ruling allowing 7-Eleven to seek litigation releases
Class Actions January 16, 2020 10:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The lead applicant in a class action against 7-Eleven has appealed a ruling that denied its bid to block the convenience store chain from seeking […]

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Domino’s faces possible class action by franchisees
Franchise January 8, 2020 9:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A law firm bringing the second of two cases by franchisees against Domino’s Pizza is weighing a possible class action against the fast food giant. […]

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Judge won’t stop 7-Eleven from seeking class action releases from franchisees
7-Eleven December 12, 2019 1:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has shot down a bid by class action applicants to block 7-Eleven from seeking litigation releases from franchisees on contract renewal, saying there […]

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Ex-Retail Food Group head settles defamation case
Defamation December 9, 2019 1:25 pm By

The former chief executive of Retail Food Group has resolved his defamation case against Fairfax Media, after claiming that a series of articles in the […]

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Domino’s slammed by judge for ‘ridiculous’ redactions in class action docs
Franchise December 6, 2019 10:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

Pizza chain Domino’s has been blasted for redactions in documents it has produced in a class action over worker pay, with a judge warning the […]

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Domino’s can’t block funder from viewing unredacted docs in class action
Class Actions November 5, 2019 1:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has rejected an “unusual” confidentiality regime proposed by Domino’s Pizza Enterprises which would have resulted in restricted access to discovered documents for […]

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‘A very expensive lesson’: Ultra Tune to sue former auditors, lawyers over $2M franchising penalty
Competition & Consumer Protection September 20, 2019 11:58 am By Amelia Birnie

National car repair franchise Ultra Tune is preparing negligence suits against its former lawyers and auditors, after the company on Friday won a $590,000 reduction […]

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Judge gives ACCC go-ahead to continue case against insolvent Jump
Competition & Consumer Protection September 10, 2019 10:40 am By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has won its bid to continue proceedings against the insolvent operator of the Jump! swim school franchise and its […]

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7-Eleven class actions can’t shield witness identity despite ‘real risk’ of reprisal
Class Actions August 19, 2019 8:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has refused an application to suppress the identity of a franchisee giving evidence in two class actions against 7-Eleven despite the individual’s fears […]

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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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