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7-Eleven to face new unconscionability claims in franchisee class action
Class Actions 2020-11-13 9:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two class actions on behalf of 7-Eleven franchisees plan to expand their case against the convenience store chain by adding new allegations of systemic unconscionable […]

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Citing dangers of ‘hypothetical postulation’, Full Court declines to answer common fund order question
Class Actions 2020-11-03 3:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Court Federal Court has declined to answer a question posed by 7-Eleven as to whether common fund orders can be made on settlement […]

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7-Eleven says courts have no power to ever make a common fund order
Class Actions 2020-10-27 11:51 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court’s majority reasoning in the decision nixing common fund orders at an early stage of a class action leads “inexorably and inevitably” to […]

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Contradictor in 7-Eleven class action backs court’s power to make CFOs
Class Actions 2020-10-20 3:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

A contradictor appointed in two class actions against 7-Eleven will argue before the Full Federal Court that the court has power both in equity and […]

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Full Federal Court to rule on common fund order question in 7-Eleven class actions
Class Actions 2020-09-29 2:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court will weigh in on whether common fund orders can be made at settlement in two class actions against 7-Eleven, with a […]

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Court approves settlement with ANZ in 7-Eleven class actions
Franchise 2020-08-25 6:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has signed off on a settlement that releases ANZ from two class actions by 7-Eleven franchisees that alleged the bank engaged in unconscionable […]

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With trial delayed a year, 7-Eleven class actions to pay another $3M in security for costs
Franchise 2020-07-13 8:00 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has ordered two class actions brought against 7-Eleven on behalf of franchisees to pay $3 million in security for costs as trial in […]

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ACCC says Megasave Couriers misled franchisees
Franchise 2020-07-06 3:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

National delivery company Megasave Couriers and its sole director have been taken to court by the consumer watchdog, which alleges franchisees were duped into purchasing a […]

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ASIC won’t bring action against Retail Food Group despite report of ‘particularly unjust’ conduct
Franchise 2020-06-30 1:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Gloria Jeans’ owner Retail Food Group has avoided enforcement action by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission after an investigation sparked by last year’s damning […]

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Geowash execs win stay of enforcement of $2.7M fine in ACCC case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-06-24 10:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has agreed to give two executives of Geowash a reprieve from enforcement of $2.7 million in penalties pending an appeal of a judgment […]

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