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Privileges of partnership: Deloitte to learn fate of challenge to production order in Hastie class action
Appeals 2020-02-26 1:40 pm By Christine Caulfield

A ruling is expected Thursday in an appeal by the partnership of Deloitte over the production of audit files that were apparently stolen from the […]

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Aussie designer did not object to Katy Perry’s use of her trade mark, court told
Intellectual Property 2020-02-20 4:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

Popstar Katy Perry has rejected claims of trade mark infringment by Sydney-based fashion designer Katie Perry, saying the designer “encouraged or acquiesced to” the singer’s […]

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Judge allows discovery for possible bushfire class action against Essential Energy
Class Actions 2020-02-14 10:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A law firm has won its case seeking preliminary discovery from Essential Energy to pursue a possible class action against the state-owned electricity infrastructure company […]

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Judge greenlights $16.5M Forge class action settlement
Class Actions 2019-12-10 11:29 am By Christine Caulfield

A judge has signed off on a $16.5 million settlement of a shareholder class action against collapsed engineering and construction company Forge Group. Federal Court […]

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Bendigo and Adelaide Bank appeals loss of 20-year-old trade mark
Intellectual Property 2019-11-29 11:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

Arguing the court was wrong to rule that its trade mark was not inherently distinctive, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank is challenging a judgment that revoked […]

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Bendigo and Adelaide Bank loses 20-year-old trade mark for ‘Community Bank’
Intellectual Property 2019-09-20 10:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has overturned a win for Bendigo and Adelaide Bank in a trade mark battle with NSW-based Community First Credit Union, finding the credit […]

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Forge reaches multimillion dollar settlement in shareholder class action
Class Actions 2019-07-25 1:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

Collapsed engineering and construction company Forge Group has agreed to settle a shareholder class action over alleged continuous disclosure breaches, which will see the funder […]

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Judge blasts insurers in Forge investor class action for ‘waste of everybody’s resources’
Class Actions 2019-05-29 4:27 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has granted discovery of up to 32,000 documents just months out from the Forge investor class action trial, as she blasted the insurance […]

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Deloitte grilled after claiming partners have no right to access files from litigation room
Appeals 2019-05-06 10:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyers for Deloitte were questioned by an appeals court Monday after arguing that the accounting giant’s partners had no access to the firm’s files, stored […]

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Forge class action judge stands firm despite being warned of ‘real risk’ to trial date
Class Actions 2019-05-03 2:06 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has refused to contemplate delays to the long-running investor class action against defunct engineering and construction company Forge Group, as lawyers for some of […]

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