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Sydney financial advisor hit with $14.5M class action by Chinese investors
Class Actions January 28, 2020 4:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney-based financial advisory firm has been hit with a class action by a group of Chinese investors over a property investment and visa scheme […]

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Class wins access to Appco insurance docs in sham contracting case
Employment December 19, 2019 10:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Appco has agreed to hand over insurance policy documents to the lead applicant in a $90 million sham contracting class action, amid concerns about the […]

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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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Judge was open to doubt Rush accuser’s credibility, appeals court hears
Appeals November 5, 2019 10:21 pm By Hannah Gee

The judge who sided with Geoffrey Rush in his defamation case against the Daily Telegraph was not wrong to find the newspaper’s primary witness, actress […]

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Nationwide drops judicial bias claim in Geoffrey Rush defamation appeal
Defamation November 4, 2019 11:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Nationwide News is backpedaling from claims that a $2.9 million defamation judgment won by actor Geoffrey Rush should be overturned because of apprehended bias on […]

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Monster Energy fights removal of ‘mother’ trade mark
Intellectual Property October 25, 2019 5:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Beverage giant Monster Energy has launched a Federal Court challenge to the removal of its ‘mother loaded iced coffee’ trade mark, part of a portfolio […]

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Judge tosses Babcock & Brown cases, finds ‘serious problems’ with market-based causation
Securities October 21, 2019 8:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has dismissed three proceedings by shareholders against the liquidator of failed global financial services firm Babcock & Brown, in a finding that highlights […]

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Judge refuses access to insurance policy in Advanta Seeds class action
Class Actions October 10, 2019 5:06 pm By Amelia Birnie

The plaintiffs in a farming class action brought against Advanta Seeds over allegedly contaminated sorghum have been denied access to the defendant’s insurance policy documents, […]

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Robocalls proposed in Radio Rentals settlement after class members crash Maurice Blackburn’s phone line
Class Actions October 8, 2019 9:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

After being flooded with phone calls by class members wanting a share of a recent $16.4 million settlement with Cash Converters, law firm Maurice Blackburn […]

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‘That’s something that happens in Victoria’: NSW judge hesitant to reallocate VW class actions settlement approval
Class Actions September 16, 2019 10:22 pm By Amelia Birnie

The judge overseeing multiple class actions against Volkswagen over its dieselgate emissions scandal has said he will “need persuading” before reallocating the settlement approval to […]

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