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ACCC tells court there’s a ‘real chance’ TPG will resume 5G rollout
Competition & Consumer Protection June 19, 2019 4:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has told the court there’s “at least a real chance” TPG will resume plans to roll out a 5G […]

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ANZ to pay nothing in settlement of 7-Eleven franchise class actions
Franchise June 18, 2019 10:22 pm By Christine Caulfield

ANZ Bank will not pay a cent to franchisees in its settlement of two class actions that allege the bank breached its responsible lending obligations and engaged in unconscionable conduct by giving loans to purchasers of 7-Eleven franchises.

J&J hip implant class members to be paid in full from $250M settlement
Product Liability June 17, 2019 8:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

Group members in a class action against Johnson & Johnson unit DePuy International over allegedly defective hip implants are on track to receive 100 per […]

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Judge allows expanded insurance class action against NAB
Class Actions June 13, 2019 3:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has granted a bid by the applicant in a class action against National Australia Bank over the sale of allegedly worthless credit card […]

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Court approves $14.6M settlement in Ashley Services class action
Class Actions June 13, 2019 1:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has approved a $14.6 million class action settlement with private training company Ashley Services, auditors Deloitte and Grant Thornton, and Holmes Management […]

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ANZ says 7-Eleven class action bid to restrict communications leaves bank ‘in limbo’
Franchise June 13, 2019 3:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

An attempt by applicants in two franchisee class actions against 7-Eleven to limit communications between the convenience store giant and group members ahead of a […]

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Copyright Tribunal overstepped with amended Foxtel licence, says Full Court
Intellectual Property June 11, 2019 3:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Copyright Tribunal erred by including rights in a reissued Foxtel licence agreement that fell outside the authority of the licence grant holder, the Phonographic […]

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7-Eleven class actions launch second bid to limit communications with franchisees
Franchise June 5, 2019 3:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

After a first failed attempt, two class actions against 7-Eleven are trying again to restrict communications between the convenience store giant and franchisees ahead of […]

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ACCC says LG should pay $700,000 for misleading customers about repair rights
Competition & Consumer Protection June 3, 2019 2:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

Electronics giant LG should be hit with a $700,000 fine for twice breaching the Australian Consumer Law when its offshore call centre workers misled customers […]

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Vodafone, TPG merger would have ‘profound social consequences’, ACCC tells court
Competition & Consumer Protection May 31, 2019 10:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

Allowing Vodafone’s proposed $15 billion merger with TPG to go ahead if there were a real chance that TPG could seriously compete in the market […]

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