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Zoetis faces class action over horse drug
Class Actions 2018-03-23 11:33 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Zoetis is facing a class action from horse owners who say the pharmaceutical company made misleading claims about its Hendra virus drug. The class action, […]

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ACCC won’t oppose Bayer, Monsanto deal
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-03-22 11:08 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will not oppose agricultural giant Bayer AG’s proposed $US66 billion acquisition of rival Monsanto Corporation, after Bayer agreed to […]

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ACCC seeks market input on Saputo offer to sell Koroit plant
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-03-16 10:26 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The ACCC wants the public to weigh in on Saputo’s offer to sell its Koroit dairy plant in Victoria to win the regulator’s blessing for […]

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AWB to drop unfair contract terms that raised ACCC’s ire
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-03-14 3:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Australia’s largest agribusiness, AWB Harvest Finance Pools Pty Ltd, has agreed to make changes to the contracts it uses with farmers after the Australian Competition […]

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Cargill’s talks with Allens stay privileged in Viterra case
Corporate 2018-03-08 9:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Viterra Malt has come up short in a second bid to access communications between Cargill Australia and its lawyers, in a case alleging fraudulent concealment […]

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LCM to fund $100M class action over Gladstone Ports dredging
Class Actions 2018-03-05 7:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

Litigation funder Litigation Capital Management said Monday it had agreed to finance a $100 million class action on behalf of fishing operators and seafood suppliers […]

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Saputo in talks to sell milk plant to appease ACCC
Corporate 2018-03-05 1:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

Canadian dairy giant Saputo said Monday it is considering selling a milk plant in Victoria to smooth regulatory approval of its proposed $1.3 billion deal […]

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Murray Goulburn class goes digging for Herbert Smith docs
Class Actions 2018-03-02 7:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Lawyers running a class action against Murray Goulburn want access to evidence that the dairy cooperative’s trust consulted with a QC about possible claims against […]

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Judge keeps lawyers in Cargill-Viterra suit on short leash
Corporate 2018-02-19 9:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge in the Supreme Court of Victoria hearing a case brought by Cargill Australia alleging fraudulent concealment in the $420 million sale of malt […]

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Allens wins costs in oil spill class action
Energy & Natural Resources 2018-02-14 12:22 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Federal Court judge has ruled the lead applicant in a Maurice Blackburn-led class action by Indonesian farmers against PTTEP Australasia must foot its opponent’s […]

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