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Steel giant BlueScope could face criminal charges over alleged cartel
Competition & Consumer Protection September 18, 2019 10:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

Prosecutors are weighing criminal charges over alleged cartel conduct the subject of a price-fixing case by the ACCC against BlueScope Steel and former general manager […]

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Thorn looks to raise $38.7M to cover class action settlement
Class Actions September 16, 2019 9:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Thorn Group is seeking to raise $38.7 million to cover its share of a $29 million settlement in a consumer class action alleging its Radio […]

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Ex-CEO sues live cattle exporter following ‘hostile’ and ‘demeaning’ dismissal
Employment September 11, 2019 3:59 pm By Amelia Birnie

Live cattle exporter Wellard Ltd has been hit with an unlawful dismissal claim for more than $400,000 by its ex-CEO, who claims he was sacked […]

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Ex-Tennis Australia directors lose bid for ASIC chats with witnesses
White Collar September 9, 2019 3:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two former directors of Tennis Australia can’t access chats between ASIC and other executives from the tennis body, with a judge finding the documents recording […]

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LG to pay $160,000 for misleading customers about refund rights on faulty TVs
Competition & Consumer Protection September 6, 2019 9:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

Electronics giant LG has been ordered to pay a $160,000 penalty after its call centre workers misled two complaining customers about their rights to replace […]

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Ex-Norton Rose partner wins six-month delay of ‘ludicrous’ trial start date
Employment September 4, 2019 9:38 pm By Amelia Birnie

Norton Rose Fulbright will have to wait another six months before a long-running dispute with a former partner will be heard, after the ex-employee successfully […]

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$29M Radio Rentals settlement clears hurdle after ex-CEO cries prejudice
Class Actions September 4, 2019 10:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

The $29 million settlement in the Radio Rentals ‘Rent, Try, $1 Buy’ class action is back on track after concerns by former CEO James Marshall […]

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Ashley & Martin’s hair loss treatment contracts unfair, judge finds
Competition & Consumer Protection September 4, 2019 11:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ashley & Martin signed up 25,000 customers to its hair loss program on contracts that put them on the hook for paying for treatment they […]

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Radio Rentals, AIG to pay $29M to settle ‘Rent, Try, Buy’ class action
Class Actions September 3, 2019 10:43 am By Christine Caulfield

Radio Rentals and its insurer, AIG, have reached a $29 million settlement in a consumer class action alleging the company pushed misleading ‘Rent, Try, $1 […]

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Radio Rentals, AIG ‘very close’ to settling consumer class action, court hears
Class Actions September 2, 2019 9:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

A consumer class action against Radio Rentals over its ‘Rent, Try, $1 Buy’ scheme is “very close” to settling, a court heard Monday, with just […]

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