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Emergency doctors hit Melbourne hospital with underpayments suit
Employment 2024-02-28 3:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Twenty-six emergency doctors have brought an underpayments lawsuit against Melbourne hospital provider Austin Health, claiming that for the past six year they have not been […]

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‘So what?’ Judge says rate-rigging class action can’t impose views on registration
Class Actions 2024-02-27 9:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has ordered soft class closure ahead of mediation in a class action against five major banks over alleged foreign exchange rate-rigging, saying the applicant’s subjective view on what will assist mediation should not be imposed on the banks.

Italian food hall Mercato Centrale defeats trade mark infringement case by 50-year-old deli
Intellectual Property 2024-02-27 11:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

The proprietors of a family-owned Adelaide deli selling imported food for the past 50 years have lost a trade mark lawsuit targeting Eddie Muto’s Il Mercato Centrale — the sprawling Italian market expected to open its first Australian location in Collins St, Melbourne this year.

‘Don’t you want to know who you’re acting for?’: Judge probes applicant in rate-rigging class action
Class Actions 2024-02-26 4:33 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has questioned the applicant’s opposition to soft class closure in a class action accusing five major banks of rate-rigging, a measure the banks […]

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AGL Energy class action to be discontinued after search for new funder fails
Class Actions 2024-02-26 5:32 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The applicant in a competition class action against AGL Energy has failed to find another funder to back the case after the original funder that […]

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ABC host sacked for post on Gaza sues for unfair termination
Employment 2024-02-26 5:55 pm By Sam Matthews

A former ABC radio host has filed a Federal Court lawsuit against her former employer after she was fired for sharing a post by Human […]

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Class action judge ‘very concerned’ that QBE told brokers they could ignore court request
Class Actions 2024-02-23 3:55 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has railed against insurer QBE after it sent an email to brokers saying it could “in effect ignore” the court’s request that they […]

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EY seeks to shut down tax partner’s lawsuit
Employment 2024-02-23 9:26 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Accounting firm Ernst & Young is seeking to throw out a tax partner’s lawsuit alleging he remains in the partnership despite an attempt to remove […]

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Affidavits by Ashurst lawyers adequate for Racing Victoria’s privilege claim, judge says
Competition & Consumer Protection 2024-02-23 11:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has ruled hearsay evidence given by Ashurst solicitors is sufficient for Racing Victoria to bring a claim for legal professional privilege over documents […]

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Video camera maker Bolin wins urgent injunction against ASX-listed rival BirdDog
Competition & Consumer Protection 2024-02-23 11:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

Chinese video camera company Bolin has won its bid for an urgent anti-anti-suit injunction against Australian competitor BirdDog, with a judge finding there was a […]

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