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Judge dismisses MyBudget consumer class action
Class Actions September 18, 2018 9:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

MyBudget has successfully fought off a class action brought by consumers who claimed the budget management firm violated consumer law by holding onto interest earned […]

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Europcar admits overcharging customers, blames reservation system
Competition & Consumer Protection September 18, 2018 1:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

Europcar has fired back at the consumer watchdog in an enforcement action alleging the car rental company applied excessive payment surcharges on debit and credit […]

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QRxPharma defendants can access class members’ broker details
Class Actions September 13, 2018 11:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

The defendants in a shareholder class action over QRxPharma’s alleged failure to disclose problems with regulatory approval for its painkiller Moxduo have won access to […]

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Class action funders’ $92M windfall: the last of the big paydays?
Class Actions September 10, 2018 11:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

The $92 million payout to two funders that financed the recently settled S&P Global class actions shows the need for continued scrutiny of litigation funding […]

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VisionSearch takes final shot at ObjectiVision’s ‘limited’ case
Intellectual Property September 6, 2018 10:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

ObjectiVision has presented a “limited” and “debatable” case that its source code for a glaucoma testing device was copied, the Federal Court heard Thursday as […]

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ObjectiVision wraps up IP trial against University of Sydney
Intellectual Property September 4, 2018 10:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Ophthalmic diagnostic device manufacturer ObjectiVision has made its final pitch to the Federal Court at the end of trial in a long-running intellectual property and […]

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Aldi offered $150,000 to settle MoroccanOil dispute
Competition & Consumer Protection September 4, 2018 11:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

Discount supermarket chain Aldi offered $150,000 to end a lawsuit brought by the maker of the popular MoroccanOil line of hair products, a court judgment […]

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Unanswered Pinsent Masons emails show retainer was terminated, appeals court says
Contracts August 31, 2018 11:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Spanish construction company Técnicas Reunidas can’t block two Pinsent Masons solicitors, formerly with Norton Rose, from representing Downer EDI Engineering in an ICC arbitration between the […]

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Criminal cartel cases the tip of the iceberg, lawyers say
Competition & Consumer Protection August 27, 2018 11:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The two criminal cartel cases brought by the ACCC in the past three months are just the beginning, lawyers say, with three or four more […]

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ACCC hopes laundry cartel case will wash with Full Court
Appeals August 16, 2018 11:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Federal Court will hear arguments next week in an appeal by the ACCC over an alleged laundry detergent cartel, the first so-called hub […]

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