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On The Run won’t file ‘test case’ appeal of class closure judgment
Class Actions 2021-02-10 4:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

The employing entity behind convenience store chain On the Run has said it will not appeal a judgment tossing a class closure bid prior to […]

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Judge rejects class closure bid ahead of mediation in On The Run class action
Class Actions 2021-02-08 12:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has rejected a class closure order application by the lead applicants in a class action against convenience store chain On The Run ahead […]

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Mobile retailer TeleChoice faces class action over contract spat with Optus
Class Actions 2021-02-08 6:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action by franchisees against mobile and internet retailer TeleChoice will return to the Victoria Supreme Court next week as group members seek commissions […]

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$25M settlement reached in Dick Smith class actions
Class Actions 2021-01-22 11:50 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A $25 million settlement has been reached in three long-running shareholder class actions over the collapse of electronics retailer Dick Smith, under which the funders […]

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Kogan fined $310,800 for violating spam laws
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2021-01-20 9:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Online retailer Kogan has been fined $310,800 for sending marketing emails to more than 42 million consumers without an easy way to unsubscribe, in violation […]

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Lorna Jane faces ACCC action over anti-virus activewear claims
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-12-21 3:58 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The ACCC has taken legal action against women’s activewear company Lorna Jane for allegedly representing to consumers during the height of the coronavirus pandemic in […]

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Amazon discriminated against pregnant job applicant, lawsuit claims
Employment 2020-12-18 3:11 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A job applicant has taken e-commerce giant Amazon to court for allegedly violating the Fair Work Act by refusing to give her a job because […]

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Designer drops ‘ill-advised’ lawsuit over bikini style trade mark
Intellectual Property 2020-12-10 9:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Women’s fashion designer Pinnacle Runway has cut its losses and dropped its challenge to a ruling that found a rival’s use of the name ‘Delphine’ […]

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Gap wins opposition to ‘clothing the gap’ trade mark by Aboriginal rights group
Intellectual Property 2020-12-09 4:56 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

International retail giant Gap has successfully opposed the registration of ‘clothing the gap’ as trade mark by an Aboriginal-owned social enterprise company which campaigns to […]

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High Court asked to deal death blow to common fund orders
High Court 2020-12-07 4:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven has asked the High Court to find courts do not have the power to make common fund orders at settlement or […]

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