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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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Seafolly, Seko lay down swords in suit over shipping agreement
Contracts September 4, 2018 9:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Aussie swimwear company Seafolly Pty Ltd and global logistics company Seko have agreed to settle their dispute over a shipping agreement that went south. Justice […]

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Macquarie Group hits back at advisers’ wage claims
Employment September 3, 2018 9:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

Macquarie Group has defended its remuneration package for financial advisers in its private wealth unit, denying claims it paid them entirely in commissions and unlawfully […]

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Auto giants ready to talk settlement in Takata class actions
Product Liability August 28, 2018 9:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Six major car companies indicated Tuesday they were open to a quick settlement of class actions brought on behalf of potentially hundreds of thousands of […]

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Judge won’t recuse himself from Bendigo Bank cases over Great Southern loans
Class Actions August 28, 2018 2:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge refused Tuesday to step down from two cases brought by Bendigo and Adelaide Bank seeking to claw back loans from group members in […]

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Caesarstone wins trade mark fight for ‘honest concurrent use’
Intellectual Property August 17, 2018 11:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

Building products maker Caesarstone can register two trade marks despite their deceptive similarity to a mark by ceramic tile maker Ceramiche Caesar, a judge has […]

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CFMMEU warned of deregistration risk for ‘aberrant’ conduct
Employment August 14, 2018 11:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The CFMMEU must force “systemic behavioural change” on its construction division, a majority Full Federal Court said Tuesday in upholding a fine of $306,000 for […]

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The most sought-after firms for IP litigation
Intellectual Property August 10, 2018 8:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

When it comes to bet-the-company matters that keep corporate counsel awake at night, intellectual property disputes often rank at the top of the list. And […]

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Group members bound by ‘severely’ limiting Great Southern settlement
Class Actions August 10, 2018 11:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two group members of a resolved class action over managed investment schemes operated by agribusiness Great Southern Group are bound by the settlement deed to […]

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Victoria’s Secret files lawsuit over knockoff body sprays
Intellectual Property August 6, 2018 11:43 am By Cat Fredenburgh

US lingerie company Victoria’s Secret has brought a lawsuit over the sale of knockoff products that mimic the get-up of its trade marked body care […]

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