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Full Court questions restraint against class action lawyers
Class Actions August 7, 2018 10:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court expressed doubts Tuesday about an “unusual” and “heavy handed” order restraining lawyers leading the stayed class actions against GetSwift from advising […]

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Yazaki unit appeals price fixing fine to High Court
Competition & Consumer Protection July 26, 2018 11:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A unit of Yazaki Corp is seeking High Court approval to file an appeal after the Full Federal Court handed down a record $46 million […]

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Nudie family loses bid for frozen assets to fund legal woes
Appeals July 23, 2018 9:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has dismissed an application by tax lawyer Michael Binetter and his wife Suzanne Binetter to dip into over $3 million in frozen […]

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17-yr-old trade mark error can’t be fixed, Full Court rules
Intellectual Property July 16, 2018 4:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

Industrial filter manufacturer Vokes has lost its fight to correct a 17-year-old error that removed it as the registered owner of six trade marks, with […]

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Aristocrat fights ruling dismissing its patents as ‘game rules’
Intellectual Property July 31, 2018 10:41 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Aristocrat Technologies is pushing on with its bid for four innovation gaming patents, after a delegate for IP Australia revoked the patents because they amounted […]

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First union official hit with personal fine after High Court ruling
Employment June 25, 2018 11:20 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The first personal fine against a union official has been handed down in the wake of the High Court’s ruling that courts can order union […]

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ACCC loses appeal in LG faulty television case
Competition & Consumer Protection June 27, 2018 2:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Federal Court has upheld most of a ruling that found LG did not engage in misleading or deceptive conduct by failing to inform […]

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Corrs Chambers fights ruling that hit pause on GetSwift class action
Class Actions June 7, 2018 10:53 am By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth is following in the footsteps of Squire Patton Boggs, with both now challenging a ruling that halted their shareholder class […]

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ACCC takes Pfizer competition case to High Court
Appeals June 25, 2018 3:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is seeking special leave from the High Court to appeal a ruling in a case alleging drug giant Pfizer […]

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High Court says superannuation counts as lost earnings
Product Liability June 13, 2018 11:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has said pensions can count as lost earnings, agreeing with a ruling from the Full Court of the Supreme Court of South […]

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