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Law firm in showdown with ATO over Black Saturday payouts
Class Actions November 13, 2018 11:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn’s battle with the Australian Taxation Office over a tax bill on class action settlements for thousands of Black Saturday bushfire victims went to […]

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Unlockd drops competition case against Google
Competition & Consumer Protection October 31, 2018 10:55 am By Christine Caulfield

The administrators of collapsed startup Unlockd have withdrawn the company’s case against Google alleging the search engine giant abused its dominance to keep it out […]

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Hastie liquidators pick two test cases over unpaid bills, but stay bid coming
Construction October 23, 2018 12:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

Liquidators for the collapsed Hastie Group will pursue test cases against two construction companies in their legal fight against more than two dozen major builders […]

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PwC gets court ok to file lawsuit against Vocation
Class Actions October 19, 2018 1:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

PriceWaterHouse Coopers has received the green light to launch court action to pursue its cross claims against failed educational training company Vocation. The accounting firm […]

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Clock’s ticking as Unlockd gets deadline for filing case against Google
Competition & Consumer Protection October 15, 2018 11:15 am By Christine Caulfield

Failed digital ad company Unlockd has until the end of the month to set out its competition case against Google or the suit will be […]

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Unique wins appeal of unconscionable conduct ruling
Competition & Consumer Protection September 19, 2018 4:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Federal Court has overturned a win for the consumer regulator in a case against Sydney-based Unique International College, ruling that the vocational trainer’s […]

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Scotch Whisky is generic, can’t be trademarked, court told
Intellectual Property September 17, 2018 4:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

Facing a trade mark infringement lawsuit for selling products under the name Scotch Whisky, Australian liquor retailer D’Aquino Bros has filed a claim of its […]

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Hastie liquidators battle major builders over millions in unpaid bills
Restructuring & Insolvency September 14, 2018 11:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Liquidators for failed engineering services company Hastie Group have a fight on their hands over tens of millions of dollars in unpaid invoices from construction […]

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Class action says mortgage investment firm charged excessive fees
Class Actions September 11, 2018 8:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

An Australian mortgage investment manager has been hit with a class action, alleging it charged excessive fees on loans and made misleading representations to borrowers. […]

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AMP wins bid to move class actions to state court
Class Actions August 29, 2018 2:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP has prevailed in a hard-fought fight over where it will defend five shareholder class actions brought in the wake of the Banking Royal Commission, […]

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