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Common fund order in CBA class action put on ice
Class Actions November 12, 2018 10:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has adjourned an application by law firm Slater & Gordon for a common fund order in a class action against the Commonwealth Bank […]

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Challenges to common fund orders to be heard together, Chief Justice says
Appeals November 8, 2018 9:53 pm By Christine Caulfield and Miklos Bolza

Two far-reaching appeals challenging the court’s power to order all members of an open class action to pay a litigation funder will be heard together, […]

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Funder’s cut, legal fees in $64M Banksia settlement rejected on appeal
Appeals November 1, 2018 4:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An appeals court has rejected the funder’s commission and legal fees stemming from a $64 million settlement in litigation over the failure of Banksia Securities, […]

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IP lawyers seek to intervene in software patent appeal
Intellectual Property October 29, 2018 9:38 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A group representing patent and trade mark lawyers is seeking to intervene in a high-stakes appeal over computer software patents. The Institute of Patent and […]

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Scenic cruise passengers can’t claim damages for disappointment, appeals court says
Appeals October 25, 2018 10:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

Scenic Tours has won a major victory on appeal in a class action against a ruling that put it on the hook for claims that […]

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Full Court to hear Trident Seafoods trade mark appeal
Intellectual Property October 25, 2018 10:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

US seafood giant Trident Seafoods has filed an appeal over a trade mark registration by Australian rival Trident Foods, which will be heard by the […]

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Heinz drops appeal in sugary kids snacks case
Appeals October 24, 2018 12:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

H.J. Heinz Company has dropped its appeal of a ruling that it marketed its sugary snacks to kids as healthy, after the ACCC won a […]

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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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High Court won’t hear Yazaki appeal of $46M fine
Competition & Consumer Protection October 19, 2018 12:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Japanese car parts manufacturer Yazaki will have to pay a $46 million penalty for price-fixing, now that the High Court has refused to hear its […]

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Judge to rethink Glencore in-house counsel’s access to Cargill deal docs
Agriculture October 15, 2018 9:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An appeals court has ordered the judge overseeing a fraudulent concealment trial over Cargill’s $420 million purchase of the Joe White malt business to reconsider […]

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