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ASIC defeats referee bid in AMP insurance case
Insurance October 19, 2018 3:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC has successfully opposed a Federal Court judge’s push to appoint an independent referee in its case against AMP Financial Planning over alleged insurance churning. […]

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Dick Smith liquidators accuse class action firms of spamming group members
Class Actions October 18, 2018 8:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

Liquidators for Dick Smith don’t want potential group members in two class actions against the failed retailer to learn about a new registration deadline by email, saying it would amount to spam and harassment.

Vokes keeps up campaign to undo 17-year-old trade mark error
Intellectual Property October 16, 2018 8:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

Industrial filter manufacturer Vokes will launch a cross claim against rival Laminar Air Flow, arguing a 17-year old error which led to six of its […]

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Goodman Fielder fights bid to have pasta trade marks deregistered
Intellectual Property October 16, 2018 11:15 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Food manufacturer Goodman Fielder has shot back against claims by rival Conga Foods that six of its trade marks for pasta products should be deregistered […]

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Crown says NSW gov’t ‘spruiked’ to block Sydney harbour views
Real Estate October 15, 2018 11:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Crown Resorts has accused the NSW government of breaching its contractual obligations by “spruiking” to construction firms for development at central Barangaroo that would obstruct its […]

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Aurizon wins bid for Qube docs in ACCC case
Competition & Consumer Protection October 12, 2018 10:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Aurizon has won a request to view documents from Qube Holdings in the ACCC’s case alleging it reached an anti-competitive agreement with Pacific National for […]

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ASIC contests referee idea in AMP insurance rewriting case
Financial Services October 11, 2018 4:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC has locked horns with a Federal Court judge over his proposal to appoint an independent referee in its case against AMP over insurance rewriting, […]

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‘I just don’t get it’: judge questions Sandoz cross claim in Lexapro patent case
Intellectual Property October 2, 2018 9:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has expressed her disbelief at a cross claim by generic drug maker Sandoz against Danish multinational H Lundbeck, as the court […]

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AMP admits to one bad apple in ASIC insurance rewriting case
Financial Services September 24, 2018 9:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP’s financial planning unit has shot back at allegations by the corporate watchdog that a group of planners engaged in so-called life insurance rewriting, admitting […]

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Rio Tinto unit can keep $86M owed to Forge Group in set-off win
Restructuring & Insolvency September 24, 2018 4:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A unit of Rio Tinto has won an appeal allowing it to avoid an $86 million payment owed to failed mining services company Forge Group […]

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