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SARB seeks to park vehicle detector patent case, says dispute settled 5 years ago
Intellectual Property May 16, 2019 8:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Melbourne-based civic compliance firm SARB Management Group wants to put the brakes on a case brought by tech company Vehicle Monitoring Systems over a patented […]

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Pacific National’s undertaking better for rail competition, says judge in tossing ACCC case
Competition & Consumer Protection May 16, 2019 11:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

Potential new entrants to a major freight terminal in Queensland will be “better protected” by a last-minute promise by the terminal’s hopeful owner, Pacific National, […]

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ACCC loses court challenge to Pacific National, Aurizon terminal deal
Competition & Consumer Protection May 15, 2019 9:09 pm By Amelia Birnie

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has suffered a major defeat in its challenge to Pacific National’s proposed $205 million acquisition of competitor Aurizon’s Queensland […]

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ACCC to review ANZ Terminals $350M bid for GrainCorp unit
Competition & Consumer Protection May 14, 2019 8:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has opened a review into the proposed $350 million acquisition of a unit of global agribusiness GrainCorp by storage […]

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Brambles shareholder class actions consolidated despite stalemate between firms
Class Actions May 10, 2019 2:17 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has consolidated two shareholder class actions brought against chain logistics company Brambles by Slater & Gordon and Maurice Blackburn, despite the rival firms […]

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Pacific National, Aurizon await judgment in high-stakes competition case
Competition & Consumer Protection May 8, 2019 11:19 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Judgment is expected next week in the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s case against Pacific National alleging the rail company made an anti-competitive bid for […]

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Judge refuses to toss proportionate liability defence in Sydney light rail class action
Class Actions May 3, 2019 9:27 pm By Amelia Birnie

The NSW Government has successfully added a proportionate liability claim against two contractors to its defence in the Sydney light rail nuisance class action, over […]

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Maurice Blackburn files ‘landmark’ class action against Uber
Class Actions May 3, 2019 10:02 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Uber has been with a class action on behalf of more than 6,000 drivers and license owners alleging the ride-sharing giant caused them harm by […]

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Fair Work Ombudsman wins appeal over CFMEU penalty in Hutchison Ports strike case
Employment May 3, 2019 12:00 am By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has handed a win to the Fair Work Ombudsman in its battle for a multimillion dollar penalty against the CFMEU for coordinated […]

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Qantas can’t appeal sacked worker’s late unfair dismissal case
Employment April 24, 2019 11:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

Qantas has failed in its bid to appeal a decision by the Fair Work Commission to allow a terminated employee’s late unfair dismissal application to […]

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