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Responsible lending class action against Westpac paused after ASIC loss
Class Actions August 16, 2019 10:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

After defeating the corporate regulator’s case alleging it breached responsible lending laws, banking giant Westpac has won a reprieve from lodging a defence in a […]

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‘This game is over’: judge ready to toss Iluka class action over ongoing funding dramas
Class Actions August 15, 2019 3:45 pm By Amelia Birnie

The applicants in the Iluka Resources shareholder class action have less than a week to lock-in a $1.25 million security for costs, after the judge […]

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Hytera can’t blame Motorola for not alerting it to source code theft sooner
Intellectual Property August 14, 2019 10:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Hytera can’t point the finger at Motorola for not alerting it to the alleged theft of the US telco’s source code by former employees sooner, […]

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Westpac defeats ASIC home loan case
Breaking News August 13, 2019 11:43 am By Amelia Birnie

Westpac has defeated a responsible lending case brought by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission in relation to almost 262,000 home loans, with the Federal […]

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Garuda reveals debts of $480M, but can’t dodge $19M cartel fine yet
Competition & Consumer Protection August 9, 2019 5:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

Indonesian airline Garuda has failed in its bid to stay a $19 million penalty for its role in a fuel surcharge cartel after telling the […]

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Full Court docket stacked with class action appeals
Appeals August 8, 2019 10:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court is set to hear appeals in four class actions in the August sitting, giving the court a chance to address important […]

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‘Sigh’: Judge inadvertently sends email to applicant, and reveals he’s human
Article July 25, 2019 3:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

To err is human, to admit the error in a published Federal Court judgment is … Honourable, perhaps. A Federal Court judge has admitted he […]

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Iluka threatens class action dismissal bid amid ongoing funding concerns
Class Actions July 24, 2019 9:19 pm By Amelia Birnie

Mineral sands producer Iluka Resources is threatening a dismissal bid in a shareholder class action it has spent $2 million fighting over the past year, […]

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More than a ‘scintilla of inventiveness’: Motorola defends source code as Hytera trial kicks off
Intellectual Property July 22, 2019 8:01 pm By Amelia Birnie

Patents at the centre of a high stakes IP dispute between tech giants Motorola and Hytera have significantly more than the necessary “scintilla of inventiveness” […]

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CEO taken to court for allegedly paying nanny $2.33 an hour
Employment July 17, 2019 10:12 pm By Christine Caulfield

The CEO of a property development company faces enforcement action by the Fair Work Ombudsman for allegedly paying his nanny $2.33 an hour for over […]

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