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Ultra Tune to fight $2.6M fine for misleading franchisee, fabricating evidence
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-03-27 3:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

Ultra Tune is challenging a court ruling that socked it with a $2.6 million penalty in a case brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer […]

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Deloitte contributed to Dick Smith’s downfall, class actions now claim
Class Actions 2019-03-18 8:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is facing claims by the lead applicants in two class actions against failed retail giant Dick Smith alleging its poor accounting practices […]

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Ultra Tune slapped with $2.6M fine for misleading franchisees, deceiving court
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-01-18 4:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

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 2018-11-22 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 2018-11-20 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 2018-10-19 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 2018-10-18 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 2018-10-16 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 2018-09-18 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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Ultra Tune’s “elaborate ruse” diverted ACCC investigation, court hears
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-08-02 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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