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PappaRich franchise operator accused of underpaying workers $74,000
Employment March 22, 2019 11:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

A PappaRich franchise operator is facing legal action by the Fair Work Ombudsman for allegedly underpaying 154 workers at three of the Malaysian food chain’s […]

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Retail Food Group slammed as ‘particularly unjust’ in damning franchise report
Franchise March 14, 2019 11:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

A parliamentary report released Thursday recommended major reform to the $170 billion franchise industry and called on three government agencies to probe franchise giant Retail […]

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Bellamy’s keeps up fight for cost capping in joint class actions
Class Actions March 11, 2019 12:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

Baby food maker Bellamy’s is not giving up its fight to limit the costs of two shareholder class actions against the company, lodging an appeal […]

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Bellamy’s loses cost-capping bid in joint class actions
Class Actions February 26, 2019 2:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected a bid by Bellamy’s to limit the recoverable costs of rival law firms running joint class actions against the baby food […]

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Damages fight in infringement case over fruit container patents wraps up
Intellectual Property February 25, 2019 3:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

A damages battle in an infringement case over two patents for the ubiquitous plastic produce containers found in grocery stores across Australia is over, with […]

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Landmark personal leave challenge by Mondelez gets Full Court’s attention
Employment February 20, 2019 9:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court on Thursday will hear arguments in an employment case that calls into question the meaning of the personal leave provisions of […]

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Cargill ordered to give Glencore info on unauthorised barley use
Corporate January 14, 2019 5:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

Agricultural giant Cargill has been ordered to hand over documents to Glencore regarding its use of an unauthorised type of barley before and after its […]

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No fast end to McDonald’s hipster cafe trade mark dispute
Intellectual Property January 14, 2019 10:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A David versus Goliath trade mark battle between an iconic Melbourne pub and McDonald’s over the global food giant’s new hipster cafe will continue, after […]

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Bellamy’s ‘very ambitious’ in bid for $4.5M cost cap, judge says
Class Actions December 17, 2018 10:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge looked dimly Monday on a pitch by baby food maker Bellamy’s to limit to $4.5 million the costs incurred by the law firms […]

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Viterra says others lied about malt quality, judge wants to know who
Corporate December 14, 2018 10:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Viterra can amend its defence mid-trial in its dispute with Cargill over the $420 sale of its Joe White malt business to argue it was […]

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