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Volkswagen asks High Court to toss landmark $125M Dieselgate penalty
High Court 2021-06-10 2:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Volkswagen has asked the High Court to throw out a a landmark $125 million penalty over its emissions cheating scandal, the highest ever handed down […]

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Kraft to pay Bega $9.25M to resolve peanut butter trade dress battle
Intellectual Property 2021-06-03 4:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Kraft has agreed to pay Bega $9.25 million as part of a settlement resolving a long-running battle over peanut butter trade dress rights, after the […]

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Damages claimed in Takata airbags class action against VW ‘quite absurd’, court told
Automotive 2021-05-18 8:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action trial against Volkswagen over recalled Takata airbags has kicked off, with a lawyer for the car giant denying the airbags carried a […]

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Volkswagen loses appeal of landmark $125M fine in ‘turning point’ for ACCC
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-04-09 8:55 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Volkswagen has lost its challenge to a landmark $125 million Dieselgate penalty handed down by a judge who lambasted a $75 million fine proposed by […]

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Law firm ‘took advantage’ of privileged position in filing Treasury Wines class action, court told
Class Actions 2020-11-27 7:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Treasury Wine Estates has accused plaintiffs law firm Maurice Blackburn and barrister Guy Donnellan of “taking advantage” of their privileged position by using evidence discovered […]

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Maurice Blackburn did not breach obligations in TWE class action, Full Court finds
Appeals 2020-12-17 4:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has tossed an appeal by Treasury Wine Estates claiming that Maurice Blackburn and barrister Guy Donnellan breached their obligations in preparing […]

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Full Court trashes ACCC appeal over Woolworths ‘eco’ picnic products
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-09-29 7:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has lost its appeal of a ruling that found Woolworths’ environmental claims for its ‘Select Eco’ line of compostable […]

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VW rightly hit with $125M fine after ‘starving’ judge of evidence, court told
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-08-12 9:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has been urged to uphold a judge’s $125 million penalty against Volkswagen in the ACCC’s case over the car maker’s emissions cheating, […]

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Treasury Wines keeps up fight over law firm’s new class action
Appeals 2020-08-24 4:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

Treasury Wine Estates has challenged a ruling that Maurice Blackburn did not breach its obligations by using material from a now settled class action against […]

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Maurice Blackburn didn’t breach obligations by filing new TWE class action
Class Actions 2020-08-06 8:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Maurice Blackburn did not breach its obligations by using material from a now settled class action against Treasury Wine Estates to draft new class action […]

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