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Judge makes no bones about trashing ‘Melbourne bone and joint clinic’ trade mark
Intellectual Property 2024-02-08 1:45 pm By Sam Matthews

A Melbourne orthopaedic clinic has lost its bid to register the name ‘Melbourne bone and joint clinic’ as a trade mark, with a judge finding […]

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PepsiCo appeals loss in case over royalty withholding tax
Tax 2024-01-22 3:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

US drink giant PepsiCo has lodged an appeal of a court win for the Australian Taxation Office over payments made by Schweppes under a distribution […]

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Honda cops $6M penalty for misleading customers about dealerships
Competition & Consumer Protection 2023-12-15 10:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Honda Australia has been hit with a $6 million penalty for misleading communications made to customers of three dealerships during a restructuring in which the […]

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ANZ appeals disclosure breach finding over $2.5B share placement
Financial Services 2023-12-14 4:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

ANZ will appeal a ruling that it breached its continuous disclosure obligations when it failed to inform the ASX of a bailout by the underwriters […]

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ANZ hit with $900,000 penalty for share placement disclosure failures
Securities 2023-12-08 3:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

ANZ’s failure to disclose a bailout by banks underwriting a $2.5 billion share placement has resulted in a penalty of less than $1 million, ending […]

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PepsiCo loses dispute with ATO over royalty withholding tax
Tax 2023-12-01 11:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

In a victory for the ATO, a judge has found that payments made by Schweppes to PepsiCo as part of a bottling and distribution agreement, […]

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BHP class action fights ruling limiting group size
Appeals 2023-11-28 1:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A class action against BHP over the collapse of a Brazilian dam has appealed a judgment that found shareholders who did not purchase their stock […]

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AMP to pay $100M to settle BOLR class action
Class Actions 2023-11-23 1:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

AMP has agreed to pay $100 million to settle a class action by financial advisers over its buyer of last resort policy, after suffering a […]

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High Court grants special leave in Toyota class action
High Court 2023-11-17 10:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has agreed to weigh in on how damages for reduction in value should be calculated under the Australian Consumer Law, granted competing […]

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Ford scores partial win in class action appeal over defective PowerShift transmissions
Class Actions 2023-11-14 1:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

US car giant Ford has partially succeeded in its challenge to a judgment that found it owed more than $6,800 to the lead applicant in […]

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