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Graincorp hits back at class action over noisy, foul-smelling factory
Class Actions 2023-10-05 10:25 pm By Sam Matthews

Agricultural giant Graincorp has hit back at a class action filed by rural Victorians who allege that a loud and foul-smelling oilseed factory run by […]

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Zoetis class action applicant to pay $2M in costs for ‘off the planet’ case
Class Actions 2023-10-02 11:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Livestock drug company Zoetis has agreed to accept a $2.1 million payout to cover its costs in successfully defending a class action dubbed “totally off […]

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ACCC delays decision on Coles acquisition of Saputo plants
Competition & Consumer Protection 2023-09-12 11:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ACCC has delayed its decision on whether to greenlight Coles’ plans to acquire milk processing plants from Saputo, after expressing competition concerns about the […]

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Despite conflicts, ASIC loses fight over insolvency partners’ remuneration
Restructuring & Insolvency 2023-09-01 11:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two former Ferrier Hodgson partners had conflicts of interest when they accepted appointments as administrators of a failed pig farm operation, an appeals court has […]

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Viterra goes to High Court in epic fight with Cargill over Joe White sale
High Court 2023-07-27 11:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

Glencore-owned Viterra has taken its 10-year fight with Cargill to the High Court after an appeals court upheld a judgment putting it on the hook […]

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ACCC flags concerns with Coles acquisition of Saputo dairy plants
Competition & Consumer Protection 2023-07-20 12:30 pm By Gareth Baker

The ACCC has raised concerns about Coles plans to acquire milk processing plants from Saputo, with the regulator saying the transaction — marking the first […]

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Residents near Graincorp factory can convert case to class action
Class Actions 2023-07-13 10:32 pm By Gareth Baker

A court has found that residents living near an allegedly loud and foul-smelling Graincorp oilseed factory in rural Victoria can band together, converting their lawsuit […]

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‘Cloud cuckoo land’: Judge questions class action’s bid to beef up export ban damages claim
Class Actions 2023-07-07 11:21 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge overseeing a class action over the government’s total ban on live cattle exports to Indonesia has challenged the applicant’s bid to base group […]

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Dow loses latest spat with Nufarm over patent for low vapour drift herbicide
Intellectual Property 2023-07-04 3:03 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The successor of Dow Agrosciences has lost its latest bid to register a patent that is aimed at limiting the worldwide problem of herbicide vapour […]

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Fonterra class action firm battles for $5.4M fees
Class Actions 2023-06-23 11:53 pm By Sam Matthews

The law firm that secured a $25 million settlement in a class action against dairy co-op Fonterra is fighting to recoup $5.4 million in legal […]

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