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Fonterra may bring counter-claims in class action over milk prices
Class Actions 2020-08-07 5:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fonterra could bring counter-claims against dairy farmers that brought a class action alleging they were unpaid when the company slashed milk prices in 2016, a […]

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High Court won’t hear appeal by ex-Storm Financial directors
Appeals 2020-08-07 9:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has denied a special leave application by the former directors of defunct financial advisory Storm Financial, after the Full Federal Court upheld […]

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Maurice Blackburn didn’t breach obligations by filing new TWE class action
Class Actions 2020-08-06 8:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Maurice Blackburn did not breach its obligations by using material from a now settled class action against Treasury Wine Estates to draft new class action […]

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Judge won’t recuse himself from Vannin Capital fight with Palmer companies
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-08-06 3:32 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has refused to recuse himself from a stoush between litigation funder Vannin Capital and Clive Palmer’s companies over the appointment of a barrister […]

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Hytera can’t ‘repackage’ deputy director as lay witness to avoid evidence rules on relevance
Intellectual Property 2020-08-06 3:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found that Hytera Communications cannot “repackage” evidence given by one of its deputy directors to avoid rules about opinion evidence while defending […]

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ANZ, CBA can’t escape US rate-rigging class action
Financial Services 2020-08-06 4:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group and Commonwealth Bank of Australia have lost a third attempt to escape a rate-rigging class action in the US, […]

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Resort villa owners to file strike out bid of Clive Palmer lawsuit
Class Actions 2020-08-06 4:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

Villa owners of the ill-fated Palmer Coolum Resort have flagged an impending strike out bid of a lawsuit brought by Clive Palmer, in which the […]

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ASIC sets sights on AMP, with more than 5 new cases expected this year
Financial Services 2020-08-05 6:09 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has told a parliamentary committee that it plans to bring more than five court proceedings against AMP before the […]

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Corrs ‘mistake’ doesn’t doom ‘potentially quite significant’ evidence in Ford class action
Class Actions 2020-08-05 2:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has granted a mid-trial bid to bring in “potentially quite significant” new evidence in a class action against Ford over its allegedly defective […]

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Mom behind viral bullying video hits Daily Telegraph publisher with defamation lawsuit
Defamation 2020-08-05 3:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An Australian mother who posted a viral video of her son, who suffers from achondroplasia dwarfism, following a bullying incident has hit the Daily Telegraph’s […]

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