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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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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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Judge overlooked crucial evidence in Nurofen case, Full Court hears
Competition & Consumer Protection August 20, 2018 10:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge skipped vital witness testimony when he ruled Reckitt Benckiser misled consumers about the effectiveness of its Nurofen painkiller, the pharmaceutical company […]

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ACCC appeals suppressed ruling in Cascade Coal cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection August 7, 2018 10:08 am By Christine Caulfield

The ACCC is appealing a ruling dismissing its cartel case against Cascade Coal that alleged the company reached an agreement with rival Loyal Coal in […]

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WorleyParsons CFO told earnings targets a ‘stretch’, email reveals
Class Actions August 6, 2018 11:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

A week before WorleyParson’s CEO promised shareholders net profits in excess of $322 million for the 2014 financial year, the engineering group’s global finance director […]

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Nudie family loses bid for frozen assets to fund legal woes
Appeals July 23, 2018 9:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has dismissed an application by tax lawyer Michael Binetter and his wife Suzanne Binetter to dip into over $3 million in frozen […]

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Witness credibility concerns aired in Cascade Coal suppression bid
Competition & Consumer Protection July 13, 2018 4:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

The credibility of a witness in the ACCC’s dismissed cartel case against Cascade Coal may prejudice an upcoming criminal trial against the son of former […]

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ACCC loses coal tender cartel case, but reasons suppressed
Competition & Consumer Protection July 6, 2018 10:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission’s high profile case alleging cartel conduct and bid rigging for mining exploration licences in NSW was dismissed by the […]

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Australian regulator probes Mercedes-Benz over emissions cheat software
Competition & Consumer Protection June 15, 2018 11:51 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian regulator that oversees car recalls is looking into whether Mercedes-Benz supplied cars in Australia that contain a defeat device, after regulators in the […]

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