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Westpac slams Maurice Blackburn for racing to file home loans class action
Class Actions March 22, 2019 3:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

Banking giant Westpac has criticised Maurice Blackburn for rushing to file the first class action in the wake of the banking royal commission’s scathing final […]

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Liquidator loses appeal to block evidence as ATO aims at 10 year ban
Restructuring & Insolvency March 11, 2019 8:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has dismissed a challenge by Veritas Advisory principal liquidator David Iannuzzi to the admissibility of evidence submitted by the Australian Taxation Office […]

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WorleyParsons class action trial delayed in 11th hour judge swap
Trials March 6, 2019 7:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

The trial in a much anticipated shareholder class action against engineering firm WorleyParsons scheduled to commence this week has hit a roadblock, with a last […]

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Octaviar class action appeal ‘completely misconceived’, Full Court hears
Class Actions February 15, 2019 10:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge’s decision to halt questioning about ASIC emails in a class action trial over the 2008 collapse of finance group Octaviar didn’t shut the case […]

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Motorola slams Hytera for ‘unprofessional’ 11th-hour affidavits in long-running IP suit
Intellectual Property February 15, 2019 10:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Motorola has accused rival Hytera Communications of a “deliberate strategy” of filing late affidavits to throw Motorola off in an already highly contentious patent and […]

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Halted questioning about ASIC emails warrants Octaviar class action re-trial, court hears
Class Actions February 14, 2019 9:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

Critical emails from ASIC regarding a $250 million loan facility to Octaviar Group before its 2008 collapse were not only overlooked by the Public Trustee […]

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Visa settles competition lawsuit over currency conversion ban
Competition & Consumer Protection January 31, 2019 10:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Visa has resolved a lawsuit by a fintech founder alleging it misused its market power by banning the use of dynamic currency conversion services in […]

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Ford to face unconscionable conduct claim at marathon PowerShift trial
Class Actions January 24, 2019 3:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

Car giant Ford will face a claim of unconsionable conduct in a trial of a class action over its defective PowerShift transmission that is now […]

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Deep Investments’ case over $10M in share trading losses shut down
Financial Services January 22, 2019 1:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has shut down a case brought by investment adviser Deep Investments against a solicitor and six others over $10 million in alleged […]

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Activist suing super fund REST over climate change plan can’t cap adverse costs
Financial Services January 18, 2019 3:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

An ecological landscaper suing the Retail Employees Superannuation Trust fund for an undeveloped climate change policy has lost an application for a maximum costs order […]

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