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AIG loses appeal over insolvency exclusion in Kaboko Mining D&O policy
Insurance June 14, 2019 9:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

AIG Australia has failed to convince the Full Federal Court that an insolvency exclusion in a directors and officers policy held by Kaboko Mining should […]

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Commonwealth planning High Court appeal of Navy class action revival
Appeals June 14, 2019 1:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth of Australia is preparing a special leave application to the High Court challenging a NSW Court of Appeal decision reviving a class action brought on behalf of sailors over an allegedly broken Navy training promise.

ASIC narrowly loses High Court appeal in outback book-up case
Appeals June 12, 2019 8:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has narrowly lost its High Court appeal of a ruling that found the owner of a South Australian outback […]

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Kraft, Bega to go another round in epic peanut butter trade dress battle
Appeals June 6, 2019 9:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The long-running dispute between Kraft Foods and Bega over who owns the rights to use the signature Kraft peanut butter trade dress in Australia is […]

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Judges shoot down last-minute bid to amend Adani native title appeal
Appeals June 5, 2019 12:12 pm By Amelia Birnie

A group of Indigenous Australians opposed to Adani’s Carmichael coal mine in Queensland have lost an eleventh hour bid to add extra grounds to their […]

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Novartis appeals IP Australia decision invalidating MS drug patent
Intellectual Property June 3, 2019 4:11 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Novartis has launched an appeal following a ruling by IP Australia that a proposed patent for an oral form of its top-selling multiple sclerosis drug […]

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Class action by sailors over broken Navy training contract revived on appeal
Appeals May 31, 2019 11:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has overturned a decision dismissing a class action on behalf of enlisted Navy sailors alleging the Commonwealth of Australian breached a contract […]

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Maurice Blackburn gets second shot at pursuing class action against BHP
Appeals May 28, 2019 9:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn has partly prevailed in an appeal of a judge’s decision to put the brakes on its shareholder class action against BHP while greenlighting […]

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Appeals court in BHP class action battle questions superiority of no win, no fee model
Appeals May 27, 2019 11:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn’s funding model rejected by a judge overseeing a beauty parade of class actions against BHP appeared structured to incentivise the firm to push […]

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High Court declines funder’s appeal of $64M Banksia settlement approval
Appeals May 24, 2019 1:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court will not review an appeals court’s decision to approve a $64 million settlement in litigation over the failure of Banksia Securities while […]

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