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Virgin administration ignites legal fight over jet engines
Restructuring & Insolvency July 3, 2020 5:54 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A US-based aviation leasing company has launched proceedings against Virgin Australia and its administrators, seeking possession of aircraft engines and other parts in the first […]

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Mylan loses Lipidil appeal, despite court finding proof of intention not needed for Swiss-style claims
Intellectual Property July 3, 2020 5:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Mylan Health has lost its challenge to a ruling that invalidated three patents related to its blockbuster cholesterol drug Lipidil, despite the appeals court finding the primary judge had erred by ruling that proof of intention was required for Swiss-style claims.

Sequenom’s ‘incorporeal’ prenatal genetic test unpatentable, Ariosa tells Full Court
Intellectual Property June 29, 2020 9:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

Ariosa Diagnostics is fighting to revoke a patent for noninvasive prenatal test owned by Sequenom, arguing it merely describes how to extract “incorporeal” genetic information […]

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ASIC loses appeal in responsible lending case against Westpac
Financial Services June 26, 2020 12:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has failed in a high-profile challenge to a ruling for Westpac in its responsible lending case against the bank, […]

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ACCC takes Pacific National, Aurizon terminal deal challenge to High Court
Competition & Consumer Protection June 26, 2020 10:15 am By Christine Caulfield

The competition regulator wants the High Court to hear its challenge to Pacific National’s $205 million acquisition of Aurizon’s Acacia Ridge Terminal in Queensland, saying […]

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Parties in 7-Eleven class actions clash over costs after $3.1M discovery ‘blowout’
Franchise June 22, 2020 4:47 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The parties in two class actions brought against 7-Eleven on behalf of franchisees have clashed over the convenience store giant’s alleged $3.1 million discovery costs […]

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Maurice Blackburn loses appeal over bushfire class action tax bill
Appeals May 28, 2020 3:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Maurice Blackburn has come up short in its challenge to a multimillion dollar tax bill for a record settlement payout in the Black Saturday bushfire […]

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Slater & Gordon settlement armed class action to sue us, Arnold Bloch Leibler tells court
Class Actions May 27, 2020 4:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Slater and Gordon’s conduct when settling a previous securities class action against it armed the lead plaintiff with the information he needed to later bring […]

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7-Eleven must hand over legal bills ahead of class action fight over security for costs  
Class Actions May 25, 2020 3:35 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A security for costs fight is looming in the two class actions brought against 7-Eleven on behalf of franchisees, and the convenience store giant, which […]

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Virgin administrators relieved of JobKeeper liability
Restructuring & Insolvency May 20, 2020 6:31 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Virgin Australia’s administrators will not be responsible of any overpayments of the JobKeeper allowance, which is currently being claimed on behalf of thousands of the […]

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