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McDonald’s to redesign cafe logo after lawsuit by Melbourne’s Corner Hotel
Intellectual Property August 13, 2018 1:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

McDonald’s has agreed to change its Corner Cafe logo, after the famed Corner Hotel in Melbourne filed a lawsuit claiming the global food giant’s new […]

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BHP faces second class action as it seeks to shut down first filed
Class Actions August 3, 2018 9:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

BHP Billiton is facing the possibility of a second shareholder class action over the Fundao dam failure at its mine in Brazil, but the cases […]

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ACCC falls short with $3M fine against Meriton over TripAdvisor reviews
Competition & Consumer Protection July 31, 2018 3:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has hit property manager Meriton with a $3 million penalty after finding the company misled consumers by manipulating negative TripAdvisor reviews, but the […]

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BHP wants judge to stay Australian class action over Brazil disaster
Class Actions July 30, 2018 10:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge on Friday will hear arguments in a bid by BHP Billiton to halt a class action over the mining giant’s Brazilian mine disaster, […]

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Only exposed Deloitte partners can claim privilege in Hastie class action
Class Actions July 26, 2018 3:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

Shareholders in a class action against Deloitte over the collapse of engineering company Hastie Group have won a major ruling against partners at the auditing […]

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Daiso fined $355,000 for selling dangerous toys
Competition & Consumer Protection July 23, 2018 12:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

Japanese retail store Daiso has been fined $355,000 for selling dangerous products, including projectile toys, that did not comply with Australian safety standards. The company, […]

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Kalus Kenny Intelex dodges contempt charges in ASIC case
White Collar July 19, 2018 10:22 pm By Christine Caulfield

Boutique law firm Kalus Kenny Intelex has escaped contempt of court charges sought by the corporate watchdog alleging it breached orders freezing the assets of […]

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Judge says Sportsbet case over CrownBet rebrand is ‘strong’
Intellectual Property July 12, 2018 11:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge that temporarily barred CrownBet from moving forward with its planned rebrand to Sportingbet said Sportsbet has made a ‘strong’ case that use of […]

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Sportsbet wins temporary injunction against CrownBet rebrand
Intellectual Property July 11, 2018 9:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

Online bookmaker Sportsbet has secured an interim injunction against CrownBet that temporarily blocks its rival from plans to rebrand its betting company Sportingbet. Federal Court […]

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Sportsbet seeks emergency injunction against Crownbet rebrand
Intellectual Property July 9, 2018 2:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

Sportsbet has asked a judge for an emergency order blocking Crownbet’s planned rebranding to “Sportingbet” until the lawsuit it filed over its betting rival’s planned […]

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