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Pitcher Partners appeals $5.6M damages award over concealed accounting error
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-02-05 2:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accounting firm Pitcher Partners will challenge a ruling that it owes a NSW bus operator $5.6 million in damages for fraudulently concealing a costly amortisation […]

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ACCC calls for $35M fine against Empower Institute
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-01-29 3:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australia Competition and Consumer Commission is seeking a $35 million penalty against Empower Institute after the court found the vocational trainer engaged in unconscionable […]

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Pitcher Partners fined $5.6M for concealing botched accounting
Financial Services 2019-01-07 8:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

Accounting firm Pitcher Partners has been ordered to pay more than $5.6 million in damages for fraudulently concealing an amortisation error that caused a well-known […]

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As trial looms, who owns ‘Love is in the Air’ copyright up in the air
Intellectual Property 2018-12-19 9:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a lawsuit against Air France over the alleged unauthorised use of the song “Love is in the Air” will have to weigh […]

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Hastie liquidators offer to settle with builders over $124M in unpaid bills
Construction 2018-12-07 7:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

Hastie Group’s liquidators have offered to drop their $124 million case against two dozen major builders if the companies agree to pay an undisclosed sum […]

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Sacked HWL lawyer’s defence of client criticisms an ‘untenable stretch,’ court hears
Employment 2018-12-05 10:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former HWL Ebsworth special counsel Dr Gary Rumble’s insistence that he believed he had carte blanche to criticise one of the law firm’s clients is […]

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ACCC dragging its feet with Captain Cook case, court hears
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-11-23 3:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Vocational education provider Captain Cook College has panned the ACCC for delaying its recently filed case against the college by failing to prepare a statement […]

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Reckitt wants answers from AFT about Maxigesic ads
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-11-22 8:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser is seeking more information after advertisements for rival AFT Pharmaceuticals’ Maxigesic painkiller were found in-store and online despite the court […]

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Axed HWL special counsel says he was entitled to continued work
Employment 2018-11-16 10:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A special counsel that was sacked from HWL Ebsworth after writing an article that was critical of the government’s treatment of veterans, is seeking to […]

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AFT Pharma ordered to pull misleading Maxigesic ads
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-11-09 8:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

AFT Pharmaceuticals has been ordered to pull advertisements for its painkiller Maxigesic after the Federal Court ruled in favour of rival Reckitt Benckiser, finding the […]

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