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Sportsbet wants BetEasy trade marks removed for non-use
Intellectual Property 2019-09-12 5:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bookmaker Sportsbet has expanded its case over rival BetEasy’s attempts to operate under the ‘Sportingbet’ trade mark, arguing its marks should be revoked for non-use. […]

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State Street can use evidence from Maurice Blackburn case in US suit against Fearless Girl artist
Intellectual Property 2019-09-06 11:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

State Street Global Advisors has been given the go-ahead to use evidence unearthed in its trade mark and copyright action against Maurice Blackburn over the […]

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Lloyd’s says court has no power to let Pitcher Partners class actions eyeball insurance policies
Insurance 2019-08-30 9:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two units of global insurer Lloyd’s have launched a constitutional challenge to a Federal Court order requiring accounting firm Pitcher Partners to hand over certain […]

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Funder booted from Banksia class action settlement scheme after intimidation claims
Class Actions 2019-08-30 5:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has removed the funder and law firm leading the Banksia Securities class action from their roles supervising a proposed settlement distribution scheme after […]

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Pitcher Partners ordered to hand over insurance docs in shareholder class actions
Class Actions 2019-08-14 8:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

Pitcher Partners has been ordered to hand over information about its professional indemnity insurance in two shareholder class actions over its role as Slater & […]

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Surfstitch, shareholders to make ‘last, final attempt’ at class action settlement
Class Actions 2019-08-09 8:07 pm By Amelia Birnie

The parties in two shareholder class actions brought against online fashion retailer Surfstitch will make one “last, final attempt” to resolve the proceedings in mediation […]

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Maurice Blackburn owes State Street royalties for Fearless Girl replica, court hears
Intellectual Property 2019-08-06 1:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

US investment manager State Street Global Advisors claims it lost out on royalties when Maurice Blackburn commissioned an allegedly infringing replica of its iconic Fearless […]

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Arrium directors in firing line after three-year investigation into $4B collapse
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-07-23 4:39 pm By Amelia Birnie

Insolvency firm Kordamentha has filed proceedings against ten former directors of the Arrium Group, accusing them of breaching their duties to prevent insolvent trading after […]

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IOOF CFO slams disqualification case as ‘egregious’ example of impulsive enforcement
Financial Services 2019-07-16 5:12 pm By Amelia Birnie

Lawyers for IOOF chief financial officer David Coulter have dismissed APRA’s allegations that he breached his superannuation duties as commercially “naïve”, “absolutely desperate” and a […]

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‘Stalinist’ APRA deterring ‘good people’ from super industry, ex-IOOF directors say
Financial Services 2019-07-12 8:08 pm By Amelia Birnie

The former directors of troubled fund manager IOOF have slammed APRA for bringing a “truly hopeless” disqualification case against them, telling a court the prudential […]

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