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Ultra Tune slapped with $2.6M fine for misleading franchisees, deceiving court
Competition & Consumer Protection January 18, 2019 4:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

National car repair franchise Ultra Tune has been ordered to pay a $2.6 million penalty, with a judge finding the firm had not only breached […]

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Funder in Dick Smith class action won’t guarantee lower commission amid delays
Class Actions November 22, 2018 4:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

Litigation funder Investor Claim Partner won’t promise it will maintain a lower commission rate in one of the Dick Smith class actions if mediation is […]

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Dick Smith shareholder must join class action to pursue claims, judge says
Class Actions November 20, 2018 11:17 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Dick Smith shareholder has lost his bid to bring a separate proceeding against the failed home goods retailer while two class actions are afoot. […]

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ACCC’s loss in Pfizer misuse of market power case to stand
Competition & Consumer Protection October 19, 2018 2:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has dismissed the ACCC’s bid to appeal a Full Federal Court decision upholding a ruling that drug giant Pfizer did not misuse […]

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Dick Smith liquidators accuse class action firms of spamming group members
Class Actions October 18, 2018 8:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

Liquidators for Dick Smith don’t want potential group members in two class actions against the failed retailer to learn about a new registration deadline by […]

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Hyundai wins $5.6M payout in ICC arbitration dispute
Construction October 16, 2018 7:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

Hyundai Engineering and Steel Industries has been granted almost $5.6 million in compensation in a case against Australian company Alfasi Steel over construction delays on […]

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Hyundai lawsuit over $7.9M arbitration award gets go-ahead
Construction September 18, 2018 2:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has said a case filed by Hyundai Engineering & Steel Industries to enforce a $7.9 million arbitration award against Alfasi Steel over the […]

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ACCC is not GSK’s compliance department, court told
Competition & Consumer Protection July 30, 2018 8:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

The first day of a liability hearing in a consumer case over GlaxoSmithKline’s marketing for its popular Voltaren products has seen an ACCC witness deflect […]

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Judge stays Hyundai case over $7.9M arbitration award
Construction July 16, 2018 9:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has stayed a case brought by Hyundai to enforce a $7.9 million arbitration award against Alfasi Steel related to the delayed construction of […]

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Ultra Tune’s “elaborate ruse” diverted ACCC investigation, court hears
Competition & Consumer Protection August 2, 2018 8:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two “sham letters” produced by a senior manager of national car repair franchise Ultra Tune led both the ACCC and the court “down the garden […]

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