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Google blasts ACCC’s ‘cherry-picked’ suit over data collection disclosures
Competition & Consumer Protection November 14, 2019 1:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

Google has slammed landmark regulatory action brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission over the collection and use of location data on Android devices […]

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Judge asks if he’s ‘in la-la land’ after seeing VW profitability figures
Competition & Consumer Protection November 13, 2019 3:14 pm By Hannah Gee

A judge has voiced his incredulity at profitability figures produced by Volkswagen in seeking court approval of a $75 million settlement with the consumer regulator over its emissions cheating scandal, asking whether he was “in la-la land”.

IP firm pursues potential lawsuit against HWL Ebsworth
Business of Law November 13, 2019 10:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

A specialist IP law firm has launched preliminary discovery proceedings against HWL Ebsworth after one of its lawyers jumped ship.

Ex-Murray Goulburn execs say judge should not disqualify them again
Securities November 13, 2019 11:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

The former chief financial officer of Murray Goulburn has asked a judge to relieve him from any disqualification order sought by the corporate watchdog in its case over his alleged role in the milk supplier’s continuous disclosure breaches, saying he is already the subject of orders that ban him from the dairy industry.

Monster Energy takes on ‘mother’ of a trade mark battle
Intellectual Property November 13, 2019 3:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Monster Energy has launched another Federal Court case against Vittoria Food & Beverage seeking to block the coffee maker from trading on the popularity of […]

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Law firm gave trendy Melbourne cafe bad settlement advice, appeals court finds
Real Estate November 13, 2019 5:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Melbourne-based law firm was negligent when it advised the owners of Barflys bar and cafe in Bourke Street to settle a case against its […]

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Class action puts pressure on Icon for speedy resolution of Opal Tower insurance case
Class Actions November 12, 2019 4:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Construction firm Icon Co has pressed the Federal Court for an expedited hearing in its case against insurers Liberty Mutual Insurance and QBE over the […]

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Latest suit claims Macquarie owes $4.8M in underpayments
Employment November 12, 2019 4:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Macquarie Bank has been hit with another lawsuit by former financial advisers who claim the bank underpaid them to the tune of $4.8 million by […]

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Funder appeals ruling over security in Fair Work class actions
Employment November 12, 2019 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Litigation funder Augusta Ventures has brought its promised appeal of a groundbreaking ruling that put it on the hook for paying security for costs in […]

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Juno challenges validity of patent for Pfizer’s pain drug Dynastat
Intellectual Property November 12, 2019 9:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Australian drug maker Juno Pharmaceuticals has hit back at claims it is infringing the patent for US-based Pfizer’s post-operative pain killer Dynastat, saying the patent […]

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