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GetSwift judge had power to stay competing class actions, Full Court rules
Appeals November 20, 2018 11:21 am By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court has dismissed a challenge to a ruling that chose one of three shareholder class actions to proceed against GetSwift, saying the […]

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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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Airservices judge OKs common fund despite Westpac’s Money Max appeal
Class Actions October 12, 2018 11:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A federal judge has signed off on a funding agreement in an employment class action against Airservices, even as he acknowledged a pending challenge to […]

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In pro bono win for Norton Rose, High Court stubs out man’s marijuana conviction
Appeals October 10, 2018 9:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has granted an appeal to a Norton Rose Fulbright-represented man who claimed more than 900g of marijuana found at his house was […]

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High Court declines Rebel Wilson appeal in defamation case
Defamation November 16, 2018 4:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Rebel Wilson has lost a bid to have the High Court reconsider an appeals court’s decision to slash her record $4.75 million award in a […]

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

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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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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Native title challenge to Adani’s Carmichael mine not over
Appeals September 13, 2018 1:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

A native title challenge to Adani Mining’s controversial $16 billion development of the Carmichael coal mine in Queensland has been revived, with a group of […]

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Mortgage firm can’t shut down derivative suit over Macquarie Bank sale
Appeals September 11, 2018 5:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

Mortgage aggregator Connective Group has lost an appeal of a ruling that gave the greenlight to a shareholder’s derivative lawsuit against company directors and Macquarie […]

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High Court to hear ASIC appeal in outback book-up case
Appeals August 20, 2018 11:25 am By Christine Caulfield

The corporate watchdog has won special leave to appeal to the High Court a ruling that found a general store owner in outback South Australia […]

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