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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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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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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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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 theĀ September 11th victims compensation and BP oil […]

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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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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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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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