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NAB faces re-trial in adverse action case by worker who committed data breach
Employment 2021-10-12 4:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former financial planner found to have engaged in a data breach at National Australia Bank will have her adverse action lawsuit against the bank […]

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With no encouragement from parties, 7-Eleven class action judge appoints contradictor
Class Actions 2021-09-20 3:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

Despite claims the $98 million settlement did not warrant a contradictor’s scrutiny, a judge has appointed a contradictor to represent the interests of group members […]

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Full Court slams judge’s reasons as ‘disordered stream of consciousness’
Employment 2021-09-07 6:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has issued a severe rebuke to a judge for his decision in an employment dispute, calling the judgment a “disordered stream […]

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$19.6M legal bill in 7-Eleven class actions doesn’t warrant contradictor, court told
Class Actions 2021-08-24 4:15 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A $19.6 million legal bill racked up by the law firm behind two 7-Eleven class actions accusing the convenience store chain of misleading franchisees did […]

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TechnologyOne wins challenge to $5.2M judgment in exec’s unfair dismissal case
Employment 2021-08-05 9:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australian software company TechnologyOne has succeeded in its challenge to a $5.2 million judgment in an unfair dismissal case by a former high ranking executive, […]

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Judge admonished for ‘complete lack of intellectual engagement’ in migration case
Appeals 2021-07-15 2:18 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A Federal Court judge has admonished Federal Circuit Court Judge Sandy Street for “a complete lack of intellectual engagement” in considering whether an Indian migrant […]

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7-Eleven agrees to settle franchisee class actions
Class Actions 2021-06-30 12:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

7-Eleven has reached an in-principle agreement to settle two class actions which accused the convenience store giant of misleading franchisees and underpaying employees at its […]

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Judge tosses Caltex trade mark case, says Chevron does not own colour red
Intellectual Property 2021-06-08 9:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

Chevron has mostly failed in its lawsuit accusing Australian petrol station company Ampol of infringing its Caltex trade marks, with a judge finding that Chevron’s […]

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Kraft to pay Bega $9.25M to resolve peanut butter trade dress battle
Intellectual Property 2021-06-03 4:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Kraft has agreed to pay Bega $9.25 million as part of a settlement resolving a long-running battle over peanut butter trade dress rights, after the […]

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Megasave hit with $1.9M penalty for misleading prospective franchisees
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-04-29 3:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has imposed a $1.9 million penalty against Megasave Couriers after the delivery company was found to have misled franchisees with false promises of […]

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