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Lead applicant in horse vaccine class action told to ‘put up or shut up’
Class Actions July 7, 2020 9:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

Global animal health company Zoetis has told the lead applicants in a class action over horse vaccines to “put up or shut up” and produce […]

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‘Seriously dishonest conduct’: Former Liberal leader John Hewson sues Nine for defamation
Defamation July 6, 2020 8:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Liberal leader John Hewson has filed a defamation suit against Nine, claiming a report by A Current Affair about his insurance firm was gratuitous […]

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‘Tabloid crusade’: Judges toss Daily Telegraph’s appeal in Geoffrey Rush defamation case
Appeals July 2, 2020 9:37 am By Alison Eveleigh

Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide News has failed in its appeal of a judgment that found it defamed Geoffrey Rush in articles that accused the Oscar-winning […]

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Norwegian shipper pleads guilty to cartel charge, says fine should be $20M
Competition & Consumer Protection June 18, 2020 5:02 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Norway-based shipping company Wallenius Wilhlmsen Ocean AS has pleaded guilty to one charge of criminal cartel conduct, but told a court the penalty should be […]

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‘Harsh and draconian’: Judge shoots down bid for class closure in combustible cladding action
Class Actions June 1, 2020 8:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has dismissed a “harsh and draconian” class closure order sought by German cladding manufacturer 3A Composites in a class action against it over […]

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3A Composites fights for class closure order in combustible cladding action
Class Actions May 19, 2020 4:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

German cladding manufacturer 3A Composites is pushing forward with a bid to close a class action over allegedly combustible cladding to registered group members, arguing […]

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Damage to Sarah Hanson-Young’s reputation just the ‘cut and thrust of politics’, Full Court told
Defamation May 11, 2020 6:49 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Politicians are “rarely nice to each other” and go out of their way to harm the reputation of others, a lawyer for former Senator David […]

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ACCC dodges indemnity costs over failed detergent cartel appeal
Competition & Consumer Protection May 6, 2020 6:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

Personal healthcare giant PZ Cussons has lost its bid for indemnity costs against the ACCC, after claiming that the regulator was “doomed to fail” when […]

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ACCC was unreasonable to pursue cartel appeal, Cussons says
Competition & Consumer Protection April 3, 2020 9:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Personal healthcare giant PZ Cussons is seeking indemnity costs from the ACCC, claiming the regulator unreasonably rejected a settlement offer in its case over an […]

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Appeals court rejects Fairfax challenge to defamation ruling for Chau Chak Wing
Defamation March 19, 2020 10:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

Fairfax Media has failed in its appeal of a judgment that found the publisher defamed Chinese-Australian businessman Dr Chau Chak Wing in a Sydney Morning […]

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