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Medibank can’t halt class action-style complaint to OAIC over data breach
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2024-02-22 2:22 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has dismissed a bid by Medibank to restrain the Office of Australian Information Commissioner from proceeding with a class action-style complaint on behalf […]

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Instagram to accuse Melbourne start-up of violating US data security law
Technology 2024-02-16 1:46 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Instagram is planning to hit Dialogue Consulting with a cross-claim that accuses the Melbourne social media start-up of breaching US law related to the protection […]

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Law firms team up to run class action against IG Markets over CFDs
Financial Services 2024-02-06 3:04 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Two firms have agreed to consolidate their class actions against online trading platform IG Markets over risky CFDs, but the company failed in a bid […]

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Mercedes-Benz dealers appeal loss in $650M suit over model switch
Appeals 2024-02-01 9:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Mercedes-Benz dealers have appealed a judgment that found their $650 million lawsuit against the luxury car maker over its decision to move to a fixed-price […]

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App store class actions funder can view ‘sensitive’ Apple data
Class Actions 2024-01-19 5:09 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Apple has failed to prevent a funder from accessing data that will allow it to estimate potential damages in a class action it’s bankrolling over […]

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Judge slams Tesla’s ‘unrealistic’ bid for urgent arrest warrant over whistleblower docs
Intellectual Property 2024-01-19 4:25 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has criticised Tesla’s bid for an urgent arrest warrant against a NSW man who allegedly published material leaked by a former employee about […]

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The things that raised judges’ ire in 2023
Courts 2024-01-17 11:54 pm By Sam Matthews

Judges were not afraid to vent their spleen in 2023, but lawyers were not the only object of judicial scorn last year, as judges waded […]

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Directed Electronics wins $168.5M in Hanhwa trade secrets case
Intellectual Property 2023-12-21 11:12 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Automotive electronics company Directed Electronics has won a $168.5 million award after a judge found its former manager and South Korean giant Hanhwa engaged in […]

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Medibank says allowing OAIC class action-style case could hurt public’s view of court
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2023-12-05 10:56 pm By Sam Matthews

Medibank has asked a judge to put the kibosh on class action-style proceedings filed with the OAIC, arguing findings inconsistent with those in a class […]

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Optus appeals decision exposing Deloitte report to class action glare
Class Actions 2023-11-27 10:12 am By Christine Caulfield

Optus has lodged an appeal of a judgment that found the teleco could not claim legal professional privilege to shield from a class action a […]

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