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Deliveroo defends against wage theft case, says rider admitted he was a contractor
Employment January 22, 2020 7:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

Online food delivery platform Deliveroo has defended its business model in a wage theft case brought by a former delivery rider, saying he acknowledged he […]

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IP Australia can’t swallow Scotch Whisky Association’s opposition to Clyde River mark
Intellectual Property January 17, 2020 10:59 am By Miklos Bolza

The UK-based Scotch Whisky Association has lost its opposition to the Clyde River trade mark for use on alcoholic beverages, with an IP Australia delegate […]

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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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Asahi’s $16B takeover of CUB gets frosty reception by ACCC
Competition & Consumer Protection December 12, 2019 11:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has raised concerns about Asahi’s proposed $16 billion acquisition of Carlton & United Breweries, saying the deal would likely […]

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Judge says High Court did not rule out common fund orders at settlement
Class Actions December 6, 2019 1:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court’s ruling Wednesday that judges have no power to issue a common fund order in the initial phases of a class action does […]

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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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Burger chain owes $1.1M in worker underpayments
Employment December 6, 2019 2:18 pm By

Burger chain MOS Burger Australia has paid $1.12 million in outstanding wages owed to former workers, following an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman. The […]

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Bellamy’s to pay $49.7M to settle shareholder class actions
Class Actions November 27, 2019 10:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Infant food maker Bellamy’s has agreed to pay $49.7 million to settle two shareholder class actions alleging the company misled investors in 2016 about its […]

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Trade marks that copy labels of $4,000 wine registered in bad faith, delegate says
Intellectual Property November 26, 2019 9:44 am By Hannah Gee

The Trade Marks Office has found that a wine company’s attempt to register trade marks previously used by another well-known wine maker was made in […]

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Sobering moment: D’Aquino Bros barred from labeling booze as Scotch
Intellectual Property November 19, 2019 11:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Australian liquor retailer D’Aquino Bros has settled a trade mark infringement lawsuit brought by the UK’s Scotch Whisky Association, after agreeing to injunctions barring it […]

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