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Law firms set stage for Boral class action beauty parade
Class Actions 2020-07-07 9:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two law firms that filed competing shareholder class actions against construction giant Boral have asked the court to permanently stay the other’s proceeding, after the […]

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‘These results are not accidental’: GetSwift saw ASX as ‘cheap way’ to boost share price, ASIC says
Securities 2020-06-15 6:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

Emails show the directors of logistics company GetSwift took a “deliberate approach” to inflating the company’s share price through a constant supply of positive ASX […]

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ASIC conflated conduct of GetSwift founders, court told
Securities 2020-09-30 9:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

ASIC’s case against GetSwift and its founders Joel Macdonald and Bane Hunter makes accusations against both directors but relies on alleged conduct by only Hunter, […]

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Grocon must pay security to pursue $270M lawsuit over Barangaroo development
Construction 2020-09-14 10:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

Australian construction company Grocon has been ordered to pay $1 million in security for costs to continue its pursuit of a $270 million lawsuit against […]

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Law firm loses bid for insurance docs in Dreamworld class action
Insurance 2020-09-11 3:05 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The applicants in a shareholder class action against Dreamworld owner Ardent Leisure over a 2016 tragedy in which four people died following a ride malfunction […]

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Landmark class action filed against Victoria over botched hotel quarantine program
Coronavirus 2020-08-28 7:21 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The State of Victoria has been hit with a class action for its allegedly negligent handling of its hotel quarantine program, which is believed to […]

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Sizzler seeks quick win in bun fight with Burger Urge  
Intellectual Property 2020-08-21 2:39 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Buffet dining pioneer Sizzler is seeking a quick win in its trade mark stoush with Brisbane-based Burger Urge tossed, telling a court it will be […]

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Burger chain flips, agrees to injunction over Sizzler ‘tribute’ burger  
Intellectual Property 2020-06-23 5:41 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The Brisbane-based burger chain at the centre of a trademark stoush with buffet bar pioneer Sizzler has agreed to refrain from its allegedly infringing trade […]

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Tribute burger ‘Sizzler’ comes under fire from restaurant giant
Intellectual Property 2020-06-22 11:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Casual dining pioneer Sizzler has served up a trade mark lawsuit over an eponymous burger sold by a Brisbane-based burger chain and marketed as an […]

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IOOF follow-on shareholder class action flops
Financial Services 2020-05-25 4:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Eight months after defeating a case brought by the prudential regulator alleging breaches of superannuation laws, wealth manager IOOF has escaped a class action without […]

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