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$25M settlement reached in Dick Smith class actions
Class Actions 2021-01-22 11:50 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A $25 million settlement has been reached in three long-running shareholder class actions over the collapse of electronics retailer Dick Smith, under which the funders […]

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Tech company Sarb can amend case over Melbourne parking detector patent
Intellectual Property 2021-01-21 1:34 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Data technology company Sarb Management Group has been granted leave to amend its patent infringement cross claim against Vehicle Monitoring Systems in a lawsuit over […]

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Wagners wins appeal in multi-million dollar cement supply dispute with Boral
Appeals 2021-01-19 6:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

Building products supplier Wagners has successfully challenged a Queensland Supreme Court judgment ruling in favour of Boral in a high-stakes cement supply dispute between the […]

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Clients and lawyers with axe to grind a major headache for law firms in 2020
Business of Law 2021-01-13 10:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

While there was no shortage of pain and challenges for law firms as the coronavirus raged across the globe last year, a number of big […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2020
Analysis 2021-01-12 10:46 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Payouts in class actions in 2020 largely kept pace with the previous year despite the financial strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, with companies and other […]

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Lorna Jane faces ACCC action over anti-virus activewear claims
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-12-21 3:58 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The ACCC has taken legal action against women’s activewear company Lorna Jane for allegedly representing to consumers during the height of the coronavirus pandemic in […]

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Norton Rose hit with indemnity costs after ‘fatal misjudgment’ in dispute with ex-partner
Employment 2020-12-15 5:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

Norton Rose Fulbright has been hit with indemnity costs in a long-running case brought by a former partner, with a judge finding the law firm […]

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Ex-BlueScope exec Jason Ellis avoids jail for obstructing ACCC cartel probe
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-12-15 10:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former BlueScope general manager of sales and marketing Jason Ellis has been convicted and sentenced to a wholly suspended prison term of eight months after […]

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Arnold Bloch Leibler hits Slater & Gordon with cross-claim in shareholder class action
Class Actions 2020-12-14 9:26 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Arnold Bloch Leibler has hit back at a class action by Slater & Gordon shareholders accusing it of misleading and deceptive conduct and breaching its […]

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ASIC won’t challenge loss in Tennis Australia case, but more claims may be coming
Sports 2020-12-09 9:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC will not appeal a Federal Court decision tossing the majority of its case against former Tennis Australia director Harold Mitchell and accusing the regulator […]

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