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Romeo’s settles two underpayments class actions
Class Actions 2021-11-23 1:26 pm By Christine Caulfield

Supermarket chain Romeo’s has reached a settlement in two class actions alleging staff were underpaid, but details of the agreements are scant. Class action firm […]

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Myer faces lawsuit over $4.2M in unpaid rent during COVID-19 pandemic
Coronavirus 2021-11-08 2:23 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Department store chain Myer has been hit with a lawsuit for allegedly failing to pay over $4.2 million in rent for its flagship store on […]

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Law firm must pay $13M for negligence that led to client’s botched Woolworths deal
Professional Negligence 2021-10-29 9:53 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A national law firm has been found liable to pay $13 million in damages for giving negligent advice to a former client that led to […]

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‘BS free’ makeup brand MCoBeauty accused of lying to consumers
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-10-19 2:45 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The manufacturer of the popular 1000Hour Lash & Brow Dye has accused “luxe-for-less” cosmetics company MCoBeauty of infringing its trade mark with its new 2000 […]

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Court smooths over Botox trade mark dispute with Freezeframe injunction
Intellectual Property 2021-10-13 8:47 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Botox drug maker Allergan has secured an injunction against a Sydney-based cosmetics company which sought to “leverage” the reputation of the well-known injectable to sell […]

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Class action against On The Run wants to drop claims by trainees
Class Actions 2021-10-12 3:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

Class action claims brought by trainees against convenience store chain On The Run may be discontinued because of high costs and lack of commonality if […]

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Priceline hit with class action by franchisees
Class Actions 2021-10-08 9:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

Priceline faces a class action by a group of franchisees accusing the pharmacy giant of exercising an “overly prescriptive level of control” that limits their […]

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Ex-Dick Smith CFO to appeal $43M victory for NAB
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-10-07 6:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Dick Smith’s former CFO will appeal a $43 million judgment in favour of National Australia Bank over his role in the retailer’s collapse. In a […]

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Puma launches appeal against Caterpillar trade mark decision
Intellectual Property 2021-09-15 11:17 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Sportswear brand Puma has launched an appeal against a Federal Court decision that found it’s ‘Procat’ trade mark was deceptively similar to US machinery manufacturer […]

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Lloyd’s denies ‘incomprehensible’ claims in COVID-19 business interruption class action
Coronavirus 2021-09-10 3:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

Insurance giant Lloyd’s has rejected what it calls an “incomprehensible” class action pleading by Australian businesses that argue its business interruption policies should have indemnified […]

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