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Mark Elliott’s firm appeals costs ruling in Treasury Wine class action
Appeals June 24, 2019 8:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

A firm owned by solicitor Mark Elliot has launched an appeal challenging costs orders made against it in a stayed class action against winemaker Treasury […]

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Treasury Wine wins costs from solicitor’s company over stayed class action
Class Actions June 4, 2019 7:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has granted Treasury Wine Estates costs of a stayed class action filed against it by a firm owned by solicitor Mark Elliott, […]

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VW dieselgate hearings postponed over ACCC objections
Class Actions May 22, 2019 10:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

A hearing scheduled for later this year in several class actions and an ACCC proceeding over allegations Volkswagen installed dual-mode software in diesel vehicles to […]

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Treasury Wine can’t get costs for stayed class actions, court told
Class Actions December 19, 2018 4:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

Treasury Wine Estates can’t claim its legal costs in defending against two stayed shareholder class actions because the terms of a settlement in a third […]

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Penalties in VW class actions could be ‘horrendous’, judge says
Class Actions December 12, 2018 5:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has expressed skepticism of Bannister Law’s plan to hire powerhouse US lawyer Kenneth Feinberg, who oversaw the¬†September 11th victims compensation and BP oil […]

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VW knew about defeat software but ACCC doesn’t need to prove it, court told
Competition & Consumer Protection January 15, 2019 9:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

The ACCC does not need to prove Volkswagen knew about the diesel emissions software at the heart of its action against the car giant — […]

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ASIC wins High Court battle in Prime Trust saga
Appeals December 13, 2018 8:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission has largely prevailed on appeal to the High Court in its case against former directors of collapsed retirement village […]

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Judge slams ‘uncooperative’ Volkswagen in dieselgate case
Class Actions August 29, 2018 8:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has criticised Volkswagen for being “uncooperative” in refusing to tell the court who authorised the defeat device at the heart of […]

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VW must hand over docs on Dieselgate’s impact on car prices
Competition & Consumer Protection October 26, 2018 12:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Federal Court judge has ordered Volkswagen to produce documents related to its calculations on how its emissions cheating scandal could affect car prices. In […]

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ACCC lost cartel case because Loyal, Cascade were not competitors, judge rules
Competition & Consumer Protection August 20, 2018 11:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

The two coal companies at the centre of an ACCC case alleging an unlawful agreement to rig the tender process for mining exploration licenses were […]

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