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Metricon pays ASIC fine for misleading first home buyers
Real Estate October 3, 2018 10:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

Housing giant Metricon will pay $50,400 in penalties after being hit with four infringement notices for misleading advertising aimed at first home buyers. The Australian […]

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Mortgage firm can’t shut down derivative suit over Macquarie Bank sale
Appeals September 11, 2018 5:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

Mortgage aggregator Connective Group has lost an appeal of a ruling that gave the greenlight to a shareholder’s derivative lawsuit against company directors and Macquarie […]

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Gold Coast council ducks suit over $48M Surfers Paradise building sale
Real Estate August 16, 2018 5:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has set aside an application to block the $48 million sale of a Surfers Paradise building and car park after finding the community […]

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Lux Sydney retailer can’t strike NSW’s defences in light rail construction suit
Real Estate August 16, 2018 6:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australian luxury watch retailer Watches of Switzerland has lost a bid to strike out Transport for NSW’s defences in a case seeking damages for the […]

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Crown sues NSW government to protect Sydney harbour views
Real Estate August 9, 2018 2:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

Crown Resorts is taking the NSW government to court over development at central Barangaroo that threatens to block its views of Sydney Harbour Bridge and […]

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Judge gives RE/MAX, Resimax a week to settle trade mark fight
Intellectual Property August 17, 2018 9:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

After signalling last month they were close to resolving their trade mark dispute, real estate companies RE/MAX and Resimax have been been given one last […]

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Fairfax hit with contempt order over Domain app ads
Real Estate May 7, 2018 10:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fairfax Media has been fined and hit with a contempt of court order for reneging on its promise to refrain from advertising its Domain business […]

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DibbsBarker to close up shop following Dentons deal
Business of Law March 22, 2018 10:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

DibbsBarker is closing its doors after signing a deal that will see 17 partners and support staff move to Dentons, the world’s largest firm. The […]

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Briefly: REA Group wins challenge to realestateasia.com.au TM
Intellectual Property May 4, 2018 11:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

Online property portal REA Group has successfully opposed registration of a trademark for the domain name realestateasia.com.au, with the Trade Marks Office saying the challenged […]

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ACCC calls for $20M fine against property spruiker We Buy Houses
Competition & Consumer Protection May 4, 2018 10:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has asked the Federal Court to hit We Buy Houses and its owner Richard ‘Rick’ Otton with $20 million […]

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