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WorkPac wants $84M casual worker class action thrown out
Class Actions March 25, 2019 5:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Labour hire company WorkPac has asked the court to dismiss an $84 million class action brought on behalf of thousands of casual mine workers alleging […]

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Mylan must hand over authorised generic docs ahead of injunction hearing
Intellectual Property March 25, 2019 8:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

Pharmaceutical giant Mylan has been ordered to hand over documents relating to its proposed launch of a generic version of its cholesterol drug Lipidil to rival Sun Pharma in advance of a hearing on Mylan’s request for an order blocking Sun from launching its own generic version of the drug.

Trader wants over $10M in damages in ASIC defamation case
Defamation March 21, 2019 10:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

Trader Daniel Schlaepfer and his firm Select Vantage are seeking over $10 million in damages from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission in a defamation […]

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Whitehaven Coal fined $38k for hazardous fumes at blast site
Environment March 20, 2019 9:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australia’s largest independent coal producer Whitehaven Coal Mining has been convicted and fined $38,500 after potentially harmful gas drifted from one of its mines across […]

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ASIC caused major trader to ‘vanish’, defamation trial hears
Securities March 18, 2019 8:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission made global trading firm Select Vantage “vanish overnight” from the Australian market using slanderous statements based on a lack […]

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Class action against NSW public hospital operators can continue, judge rules
Class Actions March 18, 2019 9:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected a motion by the NSW government and 15 local health districts to shut down a class action by the relatives of […]

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CFMMEU to go another round with One Key Workforce liquidators over $1M in wages
Restructuring & Insolvency March 15, 2019 10:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union has appealed a ruling granting $1 million to the liquidators of failure labour hire company One Key […]

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High Court upholds spiritual attachment damages in landmark native title case
Appeals March 13, 2019 10:40 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has upheld a $1.3 million damages award to native title holders in the Northern Territory town of Timber Creek for their loss […]

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CFMMEU wants to intervene in WorkPac class action
Employment March 7, 2019 4:55 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy union is seeking court approval to intervene in a class action against labour hire company WorkPac on behalf […]

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Mylan wants injunctions against Sun Pharma, Cipla over generic cholesterol drug
Intellectual Property March 6, 2019 3:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

Mylan has renewed calls for a temporary injunction against Sun Pharma pending an appeal of a ruling invalidating its patents for Lipidil, and has sued […]

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