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Former Liberal senator Julian McGauran sues Mayfair 101 over $1M investment
Financial Services June 26, 2020 6:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

Already facing action by the corporate regulator for alleged misleading and deceptive conduct and a potential class action, investment firm Mayfair 101 must now defend […]

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United wins FWO case alleging it evaded workplace investigators
Employment May 7, 2020 4:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has tossed legal action by the Fair Work Ombudsman against United Petroleum to enforce a notice to produce records as part of an […]

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Ex-Directed Electronics manager dropped lawyers mid-trial in ‘tactical’ move, court hears
Intellectual Property May 4, 2020 1:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Directed Electronics has slammed a decision by one of its former managers to switch lawyers in the middle of a trial over alleged corporate theft, […]

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ASIC wins injunction against Mayfair 101 promotion language
Financial Services April 16, 2020 5:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has issued a temporary injunction limiting how Mayfair 101 can promote two of its investment products, in proceedings brought by ASIC accusing the […]

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Judge says watching trial on iPad in lockdown scenario would be ‘unsatisfactory’
Intellectual Property March 25, 2020 12:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing the trial in a trade secrets case brought by Australian auto electronics developer Directed Electronics OE against its rivals is considering how […]

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‘Negligent’ insurance broker must pay client’s copyright settlement with Microsoft
Intellectual Property February 24, 2020 9:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

An insurance broker breached its duties to a software company and must cover the costs of a settlement it reached with Microsoft for copyright infringement, […]

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Judge allows docs despite ‘real risk’ of prosecution for ex-Directed Electronics manager
Intellectual Property February 17, 2020 11:44 am By Miklos Bolza

A former manager of Australian electronics automotive developer Directed Electronics OE has failed to block access to certain documents in a corporate theft case, despite […]

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Ex-Prime Trust director Wooldridge seeks court approval to manage companies despite recent ban
White Collar October 24, 2019 6:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Former health minister and Prime Trust director Michael Wooldridge wants court approval to manage four corporations, despite a recent ruling from the Full Federal Court […]

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Kmart pockets win over streetwear company in cargo pants IP dispute
Intellectual Property October 16, 2019 10:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Kmart has defeated claims by a streetwear company that the retail giant infringed the copyright for its cargo pants and shorts designs. The case was […]

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Medibank admits to violating consumer law with insurance cover fail
Competition & Consumer Protection October 16, 2019 1:11 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Health insurer Medibank has admitted to engaging in misleading and deceptive conduct when it falsely told consumers they were not eligible for certain coverage under […]

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