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Deloitte partners don’t have access to Hastie files, court told
Class Actions 2018-09-11 10:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accounting giant Deloitte is digging in for a fight over a court order to produce documents to a shareholder class over the firm’s auditing of […]

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Deloitte fights order denying privilege in Hastie class action
Appeals 2018-08-31 2:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Auditing firm Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu wants to challenge a ruling that forces some of its partners to hand over evidence to shareholders in a class […]

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CrownBet goes on the attack, says Sportsbet’s trade marks must be revoked
Intellectual Property 2018-08-15 9:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

In an escalating battle between the online bookmakers, CrownBet has filed a cross claim in a consumer and trademark infringement lawsuit brought by Sportsbet that […]

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McDonald’s to redesign cafe logo after lawsuit by Melbourne’s Corner Hotel
Intellectual Property 2018-08-13 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 2018-08-03 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 2018-07-31 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 2018-07-30 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 2018-07-26 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 2018-07-23 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 2018-07-19 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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