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BMW says court can’t make funding order in Takata class actions
Class Actions September 19, 2018 8:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

BMW Australia plans to challenge the NSW Supreme Court’s power to create a common fund order spanning six class actions brought against major players in […]

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Hytera must tell Motorola which docs blocked by Chinese cybersecurity laws
Intellectual Property September 18, 2018 2:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

Hytera Communications has until Thursday to reveal what evidence has been or will be withheld from Motorola in their intellectually property battle in compliance with […]

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Native title challenge to Adani’s Carmichael mine not over
Appeals September 13, 2018 1:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

A native title challenge to Adani Mining’s controversial $16 billion development of the Carmichael coal mine in Queensland has been revived, with a group of […]

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Boral subsidiary fined $30,000 for threatening to sack workforce
Employment September 12, 2018 2:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

A subsidiary of building materials giant Boral was fined $30,000 Wednesday after threatening to sack its entire workforce for voting down proposed changes to an […]

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Class action funders’ $92M windfall: the last of the big paydays?
Class Actions September 10, 2018 11:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

The $92 million payout to two funders that financed the recently settled S&P Global class actions shows the need for continued scrutiny of litigation funding […]

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Judge trims class action against Commonwealth Bank
Class Actions September 7, 2018 10:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has struck out part of a class action against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia that alleges it kept investors in the dark about […]

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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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Motorola says Hytera misled court, wins discovery request
Intellectual Property September 6, 2018 8:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has granted Motorola’s request for expanded discovery after hearing Hytera Communications misled the court about which parts of the company were involved in […]

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Latest BHP class action features novel funding arrangement
Class Actions September 2, 2018 11:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn has filed its promised class action against BHP Billiton over the Brazilian dam collapse, and the case puts a twist on typical funding […]

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Murray Goulburn, ex-boss close to settling ACCC case
Competition & Consumer Protection August 30, 2018 1:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Murray Goulburn and its former CEO appear to be nearing a settlement with the consumer watchdog over claims the dairy producer misled farmers in three […]

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