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Property developers accused of ‘gaming the system’ at GST class action trial
Class Actions May 1, 2019 10:58 pm By Amelia Birnie

Multiple Canberra property developers have been accused of deliberately trying to avoid repaying GST to home buyers at the outset of a class action trial […]

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Judge signs off on Halifax liquidators’ plan to email creditors
Restructuring & Insolvency May 1, 2019 10:12 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Creditors of defunct stockbroker Halifax Investment may soon get emails from the company’s liquidators, after a judge signed off on their request to keep creditors […]

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Catch Group settles dispute with Kogan over ‘catch’ AdWords
Intellectual Property April 11, 2019 9:32 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

E-retail giant Catch Group has settled a lawsuit against Kogan for alleging violating its “catch” trade marks and the consumer law through sponsored links on […]

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Judge can’t be mediator too, court says in ex-Macquarie advisers’ wage case
Employment April 10, 2019 9:26 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has refused a bid by Macquarie Bank and a group of former financial advisers to preside over a mediation of their spat over […]

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Victoria’s Secret resolves lawsuit over knockoff body spray
Article April 10, 2019 11:23 am By Cat Fredenburgh

US lingerie company Victoria’s Secret has reached a settlement in a lawsuit over the sale of knockoff products that mimic the get-up of its trade […]

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Macquarie faces 5th lawsuit by ex-financial advisers, settles earlier case
Employment April 1, 2019 10:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

Macquarie Bank has been hit with yet another lawsuit by a group of financial advisers alleging the firm breached the Fair Work Act by denying […]

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Deep Investments can’t take another shot at case, Full Court says
Appeals April 1, 2019 2:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Court has denied a bid by Deep Investments to vary orders dismissing its case against a solicitor and six others over $10 million […]

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Judge says fix needed to rein in unwieldy appeals from IP Australia
Intellectual Property March 29, 2019 10:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Federal Court judge has questioned whether appeals from IP Australia should be allowed to proceed as hearings anew and not confined to the issues […]

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Kmart ordered to hand over docs in cargo pants IP dispute
Intellectual Property March 27, 2019 3:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Kmart has been ordered to produce more documents related to changes made to the designs for its men’s cargo pants and shorts in a lawsuit […]

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Cotton On sued by hip hop-inspired Melbourne kebab restaurant
Intellectual Property March 25, 2019 3:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Melbourne-based restaurant and food truck operator selling “game-changing kebabs” has sued popular retailer Cotton On for allegedly infringing the copyright for the “Biggie Smalls” […]

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