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Jump swim school hit with $23M penalty for ‘very serious’ consumer law breaches
Franchise 2021-05-20 4:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

The failed franchisor behind the Jump Swim Schools brand has been hit with a $23 million penalty for what a Federal Court judge found were […]

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Aurizon accused of flagrant copyright infringement by software giant Dassault
Intellectual Property 2021-05-17 4:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

Queensland rail operator Aurizon has been sued for breach of contract and “flagrant” copyright infringement for allegedly using software produced by French software giant Dassault […]

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Vic Solar hit with $3M penalty for consumer law violations
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-05-10 10:10 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has hit solar panel supplier Vic Solar with a $3 million penalty for breaching the consumer law by making misleading representations in thousands […]

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Corner Hotel appeals loss in trade mark fight with jazz club
Intellectual Property 2021-05-07 12:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Corner Hotel is taking another stab at cancelling a rival club’s ‘jazz corner’ and ‘jazz corner hotel trade marks’, after a judge found the […]

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Westpac gets lion’s share of proceeds from ‘anxious’ sale of collapsed fintech Sargon Group
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-04-26 4:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

Westpac will recoup the majority of proceeds from the $29.6 million sale of collapsed fintech Sargon Group, with a judge calling the company’s liquidators “anxious […]

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Telstra denied special leave in legal stoush with cities over smart payphone installation
Telecommunications 2021-04-15 10:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

Telstra has failed in its appeal to the High Court to hear its battle with Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane over the planned upgrade of its […]

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The Corner Hotel loses trade mark lawsuit against Birdland-affiliated jazz club
Intellectual Property 2021-04-12 5:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has thrown out a lawsuit brought by famed Richmond pub The Corner Hotel against a jazz club formed in partnership with iconic New […]

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Volkswagen loses appeal of landmark $125M fine in ‘turning point’ for ACCC
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-04-09 8:55 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Volkswagen has lost its challenge to a landmark $125 million Dieselgate penalty handed down by a judge who lambasted a $75 million fine proposed by […]

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Judge orders penalties of $1.4M in ASIC’s case against Dover Financial
Financial Services 2021-03-05 6:17 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has ordered that defunct Dover Financial Advisors and its former director pay $1.4 million in penalties for creating a misleading client protection policy […]

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Melbourne cafe to hand over $646,000 to court in fee spat with law firm
Business of Law 2020-12-10 10:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bourke Street cafe Barfly’s has agreed to hand over $646,250 to the court in trust in an ongoing spat over its legal bills with a […]

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