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Secret side deal in class action holds up $19.25M settlement
Class Actions May 10, 2018 8:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A “secret” side agreement between the lead applicant in a shareholder class action and a litigation funder is at the centre of a dispute in […]

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Heinz appeals ruling over sugary kids snacks
Competition & Consumer Protection May 2, 2018 2:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

H.J. Heinz Company Australia Ltd has filed an appeal after a Federal Court found it made misleading claims about the health benefits of its Little […]

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Funder can’t stop Banksia class member from appealing $64M settlement
Class Actions June 8, 2018 12:15 am By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder underwriting a class action over the collapse of Banksia Securities lost its bid Thursday to block a group member from challenging a […]

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High Court grants ASIC leave to appeal Prime Trust case
Appeals May 18, 2018 9:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has won leave to appeal to the High Court a ruling that threw out its case against former directors […]

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Glenville wins appeal of privilege ruling in Amcor asbestos dispute
Environment June 4, 2018 10:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Luxury home builder Glenville has won an appeal of a ruling that shielded certain documents from production by legal professional privilege in a lawsuit against […]

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ACCC loses appeal in Pfizer misuse of market power case
Competition & Consumer Protection May 25, 2018 3:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

In a major loss for the ACCC, the Full Federal Court on Friday tossed the competition regulator’s challenge to a ruling that drug giant Pfizer […]

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TWU can’t stall $270k penalty for lax record keeping
Employment May 21, 2018 11:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Transport Workers Union has lost its bid for a stay of a court order that it pay a $270,000 penalty¬†for allegedly keeping almost 21,000 […]

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Aerocare loses Federal Court appeal over workplace agreement
Employment May 16, 2018 3:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court on Tuesday dismissed an appeal by aviation services company Aerocare of a ruling rejecting an enterprise agreement the Transport Workers Union […]

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Blockbuster loses appeal over franchisee’s unauthorised sale
Franchise May 18, 2018 9:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

Blockbuster has struck out in its challenge to a ruling that it could not recover a cent from a husband and wife franchisee after the […]

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Judge shoots down Optus challenge to Optum trade mark
Intellectual Property May 11, 2018 9:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

Telecom giant Optus has come up short in a Federal Court challenge to trademark registration for health services company Optum, with a judge saying the […]

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