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ACCC tried to ‘micro-manage’ Pacific with injunction, judge says
Competition & Consumer Protection August 15, 2018 11:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing the competition lawsuit brought by the ACCC over Aurizon’s proposed sale of its Queensland intermodal business to Pacific National has denied the […]

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AMP slams ‘red herring’ in class action transfer fight
Class Actions August 14, 2018 8:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Embattled financial giant AMP on Tuesday criticised concerns raised by lawyers for the federal class actions about group members’ opt out rights, saying the concerns […]

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Ex-Murray Goulburn CFO settles with ACCC over farmgate prices
Competition & Consumer Protection August 13, 2018 11:23 am By Christine Caulfield

Murray Goulburn’s ex-CFO Bradley Hingle has quietly settled a case brought by the consumer watchdog over the dairy co-operative’s allegedly misleading promises about farmgate milk […]

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ACCC wins injunction against Aurizon
Competition & Consumer Protection August 13, 2018 3:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ACCC has won its request for an injunction blocking rail freight operator Aurizon from shutting its intermodal business down while a competition lawsuit the […]

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Full Court questions restraint against class action lawyers
Class Actions August 7, 2018 10:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court expressed doubts Tuesday about an “unusual” and “heavy handed” order restraining lawyers leading the stayed class actions against GetSwift from advising […]

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Westpac dodges ASIC bid for rogue trader chatter
Financial Services August 7, 2018 9:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

The corporate watchdog can’t get its hands on documents detailing Westpac’s disciplinary measures against rogue traders or communications between the employees ahead of a penalty […]

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GetSwift class action should be reheard by new judge, Full Court told
Class Actions August 6, 2018 9:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing the GetSwift class action proceedings was bent on picking a winner from the outset and should be removed from the case for […]

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Myer class action funder must pay $1M in security for trial
Class Actions July 30, 2018 8:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder underwriting a class action against Myer will have to fork over another $950,000 in security ahead of what will be a rare […]

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ASIC loses bid for interim receiver against AGM, OT, Ozifin
Restructuring & Insolvency July 27, 2018 11:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has denied ASIC’s bid to appoint an interim receiver to preserve the assets of three financial services companies that advised clients to invest […]

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Directed Electronics can’t block rival Hanhwa’s deal with Izuzu in IP case
Intellectual Property July 24, 2018 11:26 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has dismissed a bid by Australian auto electronics company Directed OE for an injunction stopping South Korean rival Hanhwa from supplying a new […]

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