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Judge was wrong to halt cross-examination in Octaviar class action, court hears
Class Actions January 17, 2019 9:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge that dismissed an investor class action against the Public Trustee of Queensland over the failure of investment firm Octaviar Group improperly intervened in […]

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Octaviar investors, class action funder dodge indemnity costs
Class Actions January 8, 2019 1:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

The investor behind a failed class action against the Public Trustee of Queensland over the collapse of Octaviar Group has escaped a bid by the […]

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Clipsal copycat seller gets more time to pay contempt fine in trade mark case
Intellectual Property January 8, 2019 8:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

A man charged with contempt of court for failing to hand over infringing products in a trade mark case won by electrical goods manufacturer Clipsal […]

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Class has another go at unconscionable conduct claim in Ford PowerShift case
Class Actions January 7, 2019 9:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

The applicant in a class action against Ford over allegedly defective PowerShift transmissions has taken another stab at bringing an unconscionable conduct claim, after the […]

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Full Court tosses ACCC appeal in Medibank disclosure case
Competition & Consumer Protection December 20, 2018 10:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has lost an appeal of a ruling that dismissed its case over allegedly inadequate disclosures by private health insurer […]

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As trial looms, who owns ‘Love is in the Air’ copyright up in the air
Intellectual Property December 19, 2018 9:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a lawsuit against Air France over the alleged unauthorised use of the song “Love is in the Air” will have to weigh […]

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Hytera ordered to hand over ‘stolen’ Motorola code
Intellectual Property December 18, 2018 5:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

Hytera Communications has been ordered to hand over source code that Motorola claims was stolen by three employees who jumped ship between the companies. In […]

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Hytera wins bid to postpone Motorola copyright case
Intellectual Property December 13, 2018 1:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Hytera Communications has won its bid to have a new copyright case brought against it by rival Motorola Solutions¬†heard separately from a patent infringement trial […]

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ACCC wants $1.5M fine against struggling debt collector
Competition & Consumer Protection December 11, 2018 9:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The consumer watchdog has sought more than $1.5 million in penalties against debt collector ACM Group after the company was found liable for harassing vulnerable […]

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ASIC suffers another loss in Westpac dodgy home loan case
Financial Services December 11, 2018 11:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has lost a bid to have the Federal Court decide a threshold legal question in its dodgy home loan […]

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