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Judges pan lawyers for ‘disgraceful’ treatment of family shut out of Malaysia Airlines class action
Appeals May 12, 2020 9:40 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The Full Federal Court has slammed as “disgraceful” the handling of a class action claim by the family of an Australian national who was killed […]

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‘An inexact science’: Geowash execs can’t void Thomson Geer costs agreement
Competition & Consumer Protection March 3, 2020 4:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two executives of car wash franchisor Geowash that were found to be knowingly involved in the company’s unconscionable conduct in its dealings with franchisees have […]

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Thiess workers owed unpaid wages for bus journeys, judge finds
Employment November 5, 2019 6:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has ruled against mining services firm Thiess in a class action brought by construction workers seeking unpaid wages for time spent on […]

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‘Bad publicity’ no reason to stay ASIC ban of ex-NAB adviser, tribunal says
Financial Services January 29, 2020 4:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former Adelaide financial advisor that worked for a subsidiary of National Australia Bank has lost his bid for a temporary stay of a five-year […]

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Judge hits Geowash with $4.2M penalty for unconscionable conduct against franchisees
Competition & Consumer Protection January 24, 2020 3:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

Car wash franchisor Geowash has been ordered to pay $4.2 million in penalties for overcharging franchisees to set up outlets and misleading them about how […]

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Thiess appeals class action ruling over unpaid wages for bussing to work
Employment November 19, 2019 2:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

Mining services company Thiess is challenging a ruling in a class action that put it on the hook for paying workers for time spent bussing […]

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Condom maker Ansell settles SKYN trade mark spat
Intellectual Property July 17, 2019 1:37 pm By Amelia Birnie

Ansell has settled a dispute with a Perth cosmetic clinic over its proposed registration of the trade mark ‘SKYN Love The Skyn You’re In’, after […]

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AIG loses appeal over insolvency exclusion in Kaboko Mining D&O policy
Insurance June 14, 2019 9:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

AIG Australia has failed to convince the Full Federal Court that an insolvency exclusion in a directors and officers policy held by Kaboko Mining should […]

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Deep Investments can’t take another shot at case, Full Court says
Appeals April 1, 2019 2:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Court has denied a bid by Deep Investments to vary orders dismissing its case against a solicitor and six others over $10 million […]

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Deep Investments’ case over $10M in share trading losses shut down
Financial Services January 22, 2019 1:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has shut down a case brought by investment adviser Deep Investments against a solicitor and six others over $10 million in alleged […]

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