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Gold Coast council ducks suit over $48M Surfers Paradise building sale
Real Estate August 16, 2018 5:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has set aside an application to block the $48 million sale of a Surfers Paradise building and car park after finding the community […]

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Optus, Telstra reach deal over ‘Unlimited’ ads
Competition & Consumer Protection August 14, 2018 10:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

A claim for damages by Optus over Telstra’s ‘Unlimited’ ad campaign, which was found to be misleading and deceptive, appears to have been resolved by […]

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McDonald’s to redesign cafe logo after lawsuit by Melbourne’s Corner Hotel
Intellectual Property August 13, 2018 1:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

McDonald’s has agreed to change its Corner Cafe logo, after the famed Corner Hotel in Melbourne filed a lawsuit claiming the global food giant’s new […]

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Ethicon fights expanded class in vaginal mesh action
Class Actions August 13, 2018 10:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

Ethicon told the Full Federal Court on Monday that the judge overseeing the marathon class action against it over allegedly defective vaginal mesh devices got […]

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Law firms seize opportunity to shape class action reform
Class Actions August 2, 2018 11:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

The country’s biggest law firms were among the first in line to weigh in on changes to the class action regime proposed by the Australian […]

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Dessert maker Wicked Sister not sweet on trade mark infringement
Intellectual Property August 2, 2018 11:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

Supermarket dessert maker Wicked Sister has brought a trade mark infringement suit against the maker of dipping sauces that this year launched a dessert it […]

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Myer class action funder must pay $1M in security for trial
Class Actions July 30, 2018 8:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder underwriting a class action against Myer will have to fork over another $950,000 in security ahead of what will be a rare […]

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ASIC loses bid for interim receiver against AGM, OT, Ozifin
Restructuring & Insolvency July 27, 2018 11:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has denied ASIC’s bid to appoint an interim receiver to preserve the assets of three financial services companies that advised clients to invest […]

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AMP says email exchanges with Clayton Utz exaggerated
Class Actions July 23, 2018 11:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP has hit back against claims in the first of multiple class actions it faces, saying its practice of charging fees for no service did […]

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Nudie family loses bid for frozen assets to fund legal woes
Appeals July 23, 2018 9:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has dismissed an application by tax lawyer Michael Binetter and his wife Suzanne Binetter to dip into over $3 million in frozen […]

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