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ASIC wins case to wind up landbanking scheme Aviation 3030
Securities March 19, 2019 11:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has won its bid to appoint liquidators to solvent landbanking company Aviation 3030, with a judge saying ASIC’s public-interest […]

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Judge got the maths wrong in awarding $5.6M for accounting error, Pitcher Partner says
Appeals March 7, 2019 1:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge who hit Pitcher Partners with a $5.6 million damages ruling over an accounting error concealed from corporate client Neville’s Bus Service was wrong […]

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Directed Electronics wins access to seized documents in corporate theft suit
Intellectual Property March 7, 2019 9:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australian automotive electronics developer Directed Electronics OE has won access to documents seized from rivals it claims misappropriated its confidential information and infringed its copyright […]

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Building cop gets lumped with more costs for ‘Cup of Tea’ case against CFMMEU
Employment March 5, 2019 2:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Building and Construction Commission has been served another costs order after losing a case it brought against a pair of CFMMEU officials who […]

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Court slams judge for ‘regrettable’ $2.8M award in Microsoft IP case
Intellectual Property February 28, 2019 7:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge’s decision imposing damages of over $2.8 million on a Melbourne computer retailer facing an intellectual property lawsuit by Microsoft has been slammed as […]

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Judge makes ‘irresistible’ order that Pitcher Partners pay $3.3M in costs over hidden error
Financial Services February 25, 2019 2:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Pitcher Partners just found another reason to challenge a ruling that it owes $5.6 million in damages for concealing an accounting error from a client […]

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Maurice Blackburn faces trade mark infringement suit over Fearless Girl replica
Intellectual Property February 15, 2019 10:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

US financial services giant State Street Global Advisers has brought legal action against Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, alleging the law firm’s plan to erect a copy […]

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Court overturns $2.8M Microsoft IP judgment against computer retailer
Intellectual Property February 7, 2019 10:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Melbourne computer retailer has won its appeal of a $2.8 million damages award for allegedly violating Microsoft’s Windows 7 IP, with a judge overturning […]

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Pitcher Partners appeals $5.6M damages award over concealed accounting error
Competition & Consumer Protection February 5, 2019 2:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accounting firm Pitcher Partners will challenge a ruling that it owes a NSW bus operator $5.6 million in damages for fraudulently concealing a costly amortisation […]

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Full Court tosses ACCC appeal in Medibank disclosure case
Competition & Consumer Protection December 20, 2018 10:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has lost an appeal of a ruling that dismissed its case over allegedly inadequate disclosures by private health insurer […]

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