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Litigation funder a ‘stranger’ in S&P class action, not entitled to docs, judge says
Class Actions 2020-10-16 12:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder embroiled in a contractual dispute with a lead applicant in a class action against S&P Global is a stranger to the proceeding […]

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S&P class action applicant wants to look at other applicant’s funding agreement
Class Actions 2020-10-13 3:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

One of the lead applicants in a class action against ratings giant S&P Global, which is involved in a dispute with the funder that’s backing […]

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High Court won’t hear Rokt appeal on software patentability
Intellectual Property 2020-10-08 9:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has declined to weigh in on the patentability of software, rejecting e-commerce company Rokt’s bid for review of a decision striking down […]

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FWC ‘misconstrued’ general protections authority, Full Court says in win for Coles
Employment 2020-09-14 6:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

A landmark judgment by the Full Federal Court has found that a full bench of the Fair Work Commission “misconstrued” its own authority to make […]

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‘Vague and general’: Judge knocks cryptocurrency class action
Class Actions 2020-09-11 2:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

A  judge has slammed the pleadings in a $1 billion class action against Facebook and Google over cryptocurrency ad bans as “vague and general” and […]

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New class action against S&P faces delay over investor feud with funder
Class Actions 2020-09-04 1:15 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A new class action against S&P Global is facing potential delays as the two lead applicants — one embroiled in a battle over its funding […]

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Gov’t refuses mediation with James Ashby over $4M legal bill in sex harassment case
Employment 2020-08-21 2:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth has told a court it will not sit down for mediation talks with One Nation chief-of-staff James Ashby as he seeks to recoup […]

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High Court awards businessman $27M over Securency ‘shabby fraud’
Appeals 2020-08-05 5:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has awarded $27 million in unpaid commissions to a Nigerian entrepreneur tricked into terminating his contract with international bank note manufacturer Securency, […]

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Sandoz wins appeal of $26.3M infringement ruling in IP battle over Lexapro
Intellectual Property 2020-08-04 3:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Generic drug maker Sandoz has successfully appealed a $26.3 million judgment finding it infringed a patent owned by rival H Lundbeck relating to the top-selling […]

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Lawyers say judge has power to close class action with tweak to group member definition
Class Actions 2020-07-31 10:35 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Lawyers running a class action against recycling company Sims Metal Management say the court has power to approve their bid to amend the group member […]

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