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Sanitarium, Rebel appeal ruling in $1.4M suit over promotion campaign
Contracts September 7, 2018 4:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Cereal giant Sanitarium and retailer Rebel Sports are challenging a decision dismissing proceedings against a UK marketing company amid a contractual dispute over a recent […]

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McMillan Shakespeare unit hit with class action over car warranties
Baker McKenzie September 6, 2018 10:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

A subsidiary of car leasing company McMillan Shakespeare faces a class action over vehicle warranties that gave the company “complete and unfettered” discretion to reject […]

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Appco can’t put brakes on ‘sham contracting’ class action
Class Actions August 21, 2018 1:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fundraising company Appco Group Australia has failed in its bid to put a massive sham contracting class action in the Federal Court on hold while […]

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Parties in AMS pelvic mesh class action promise streamlined approach
Class Actions August 20, 2018 10:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

Lawyers on both sides of the class action against American Medical Services over pelvic mesh implants have taken steps to ensure the case proceeds with […]

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Sanitarium, Rebel can’t sue UK insurer over promotion campaign
Contracts August 17, 2018 11:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has dismissed proceedings filed by cereal giant Sanitarium and sports equipment retailer Rebel Sports against a UK-marketing company over a risk transfer agreement […]

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Potato wholesaler rejects ACCC’s ‘egregious’ contracts case
Competition & Consumer Protection August 8, 2018 8:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australia’s largest potato wholesaler Mitolo Group has hit back at allegations by the ACCC that its contracts with growers were unfair, telling a court the […]

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Movie giants take aim at Aussie telecos over pirate websites
Intellectual Property August 2, 2018 7:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

A conglomerate of entertainment companies, including Roadshow Films, Columbia Pictures and Disney, have launched further court proceedings against Australia’s telecommunication giants to block 151 domains […]

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Judge doubtful of ‘injustice’ facing Appco in class action
Employment July 27, 2018 9:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fundraising company Appco told a judge Friday that it faced an “injustice” if a wage case were allowed to proceed as a class action on […]

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Judge slams class action settlement as “worst” he’s ever seen
Class Actions May 25, 2018 4:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge on Friday reluctantly approved a $12 million settlement in the long-running class action against Bank of Queensland, saying it left almost […]

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Medibank ‘disappointed’ that ACCC is appealing case, CEO says
Competition & Consumer Protection November 13, 2017 9:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

Medibank CEO Craig Drummond said Monday the private health insurer was “disappointed” that the ACCC was appealing its loss in a consumer case accusing the […]

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