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Insufficient evidence Piper Alderman discriminated against female partner, judge says
Employment 2019-05-27 10:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found a senior female partner at Piper Alderman has not provided sufficient evidence that the firm moved to oust her from its […]

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CIMIC faces bid for indemnity costs after last-minute subpoenas derailed class action trial
Class Actions 2019-05-21 4:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a shareholder class action against global engineering firm CIMIC Group has made a bid for indemnity costs, after a last-minute subpoena […]

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Judge finds real risk of ASIC case against former IOOF exec
Financial Services 2019-05-20 9:05 pm By Amelia Birnie

Former IOOF chairman George Venardos will be allowed to object to incriminating evidence and discovery in proceedings brought by APRA, after a court found there […]

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APRA ordered to hand over ASIC chats about IOOF exec
Financial Services 2019-05-14 9:06 pm By Amelia Birnie

APRA has been ordered to hand over all of its correspondence with fellow regulator ASIC relating to former IOOF chairman George Venardos, as he prepares […]

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Ultra Tune’s excuse for missing appeal deadline doesn’t wash, ACCC tells court
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-05-07 9:07 pm By Amelia Birnie

The consumer regulator wants a court to throw out Ultra Tune’s appeal of a $2.6 million penalty, after the national car repair franchise filed its […]

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Fair Work Ombudsman wins appeal over CFMEU penalty in Hutchison Ports strike case
Employment 2019-05-03 12:00 am By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has handed a win to the Fair Work Ombudsman in its battle for a multimillion dollar penalty against the CFMEU for coordinated […]

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IOOF chair told APRA conflicts of interest were ‘a bit of a non-event’
Financial Services 2019-04-30 5:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The former chairman of troubled IOOF told APRA during a review meeting that he “struggled” to think the wealth manager had any conflicts of interest […]

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Sandoz entitled to generic Lexapro licence, IP Australia finds in blow to Lundbeck
Intellectual Property 2019-04-15 10:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Generic drug maker Sandoz has secured a retroactive licence to manufacture a cheaper version of top-selling antidepressant Lexapro, the drug at the heart of a […]

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Lundbeck sues IP Australia, Sandoz to escape undertaking over Lexapro licence
Intellectual Property 2019-04-09 4:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

Global pharmaceutical giant Lundbeck has launched a bid to escape a prior undertaking blocking it from appealing a court’s decision that allowed four generic drug […]

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Judge ‘uncomfortable’ with common fund order in toxic foam class actions
Class Actions 2019-04-03 5:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge overseeing three toxic foam class actions against the Commonwealth of Australia has said he’s not comfortable approving a common fund order which does […]

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