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Thiess appeals class action ruling over unpaid wages for bussing to work
Employment 2019-11-19 2:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

Mining services company Thiess is challenging a ruling in a class action that put it on the hook for paying workers for time spent bussing […]

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Part of K&L Gates’ employment team strikes out on its own
Business of Law 2019-11-18 4:30 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A sizeable group of employment lawyers from K&L Gates has parted ways with the US legal giant to set up its own specialist shop, shaking […]

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Class action puts pressure on Icon for speedy resolution of Opal Tower insurance case
Class Actions 2019-11-12 4:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Construction firm Icon Co has pressed the Federal Court for an expedited hearing in its case against insurers Liberty Mutual Insurance and QBE over the […]

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Latest suit claims Macquarie owes $4.8M in underpayments
Employment 2019-11-12 4:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Macquarie Bank has been hit with another lawsuit by former financial advisers who claim the bank underpaid them to the tune of $4.8 million by […]

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SNF, BASF resolve remaining patent dispute
Intellectual Property 2019-11-11 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Global chemicals giant SNF has dropped its case against rival BASF over a lucrative mining patent, the last of numerous Federal Court disputes between the […]

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Icon denies QBE exclusions applied in Opal Tower disaster
Class Actions 2019-11-07 4:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

Construction firm Icon Co has rejected QBE Underwriting’s argument that exclusion clauses in coverage for Sydney’s Opal Tower meant the insurer did not have to […]

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Thiess workers owed unpaid wages for bus journeys, judge finds
Employment 2019-11-05 6:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has ruled against mining services firm Thiess in a class action brought by construction workers seeking unpaid wages for time spent on […]

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Full Federal Court rejects US exception to privilege against self incrimination
Appeals 2019-11-05 3:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The sole director and shareholder of OE Solutions can challenge a ruling ordering him to hand over seized documents to Australian automotive electronics developer Directed […]

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‘Time for commercial reality to bite’: Judge orders class closure in Takata air bags class actions
Class Actions 2019-11-01 3:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing seven class actions against some of the world’s largest car makers over defective Takata airbags has ordered that class closure take place […]

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Kmart pockets win over streetwear company in cargo pants IP dispute
Intellectual Property 2019-10-16 10:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Kmart has defeated claims by a streetwear company that the retail giant infringed the copyright for its cargo pants and shorts designs. The case was […]

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