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Quinn Emanuel lures IP heavyweight from Allens
People In The News January 24, 2020 1:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

US litigation powerhouse Quinn Emanuel has lured a leading patent attorney from Allens to grow its Sydney office. Philip Kerr will join the firm as […]

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The top 5 litigation firms of 2019
Feature January 17, 2020 11:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Lawyerly’s Litigation Firms of 2019 racked up multiple wins last year in high-stakes litigation against formidable opponents, including the country’s top regulators. Our editorial staff […]

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Australia Post must pay damages after firing manager in face of union threats
Employment January 16, 2020 4:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

A court has found Australia Post breached the employment contract of a compensation manager dismissed after “likely” threats by the CEPU resulted in the cancellation […]

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High Court to weigh in on patent exhaustion in Seiko ink cartridge spat
Intellectual Property January 8, 2020 5:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has granted special leave to cartridge reseller Calidad after the company lost an intellectual property dispute with printer giant Seiko Epson and […]

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CIMIC settles shareholder class action over corruption disclosures
Class Actions December 20, 2019 1:17 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Engineering services company CIMIC has agreed to settle a long-running shareholder class action launched in the wake of media reports of an alleged $42 million […]

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Westpac class action on shaky ground after High Court ruling
Class Actions December 19, 2019 6:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action against Westpac over allegedly excessive insurance premiums that was at the centre of a successful High Court challenge to common fund orders […]

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Westpac hit with first class action over AUSTRAC scandal
Financial Services December 18, 2019 1:12 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Westpac is facing a class action on behalf shareholders in three countries over its alleged anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing breaches and disclosures. Phi Finney […]

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APRA begins probe of Westpac over ‘substantial gaps in risk governance’
Financial Services December 17, 2019 3:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has flagged potentially “substantial gaps in risk governance” by Westpac as it formally kicked off an investigation into the bank […]

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Takata airbags class actions confirm landmark challenge to class closure order
Appeals December 17, 2019 10:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The applicants in a group of class actions over defective Takata airbags are pushing ahead with a challenge to the power of the NSW Supreme […]

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Magistrate in ANZ cartel case shuts down ‘back door’ bid to expand JPMorgan witness grilling
Competition & Consumer Protection December 13, 2019 4:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

A magistrate has dismissed a bid to expand the cross examination of a JPMorgan witness in the closely watched criminal cartel case over a $2.5 […]

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