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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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GSK loses patent infringement appeal over slow-release Panadol
Intellectual Property May 11, 2018 9:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

A full bench of the Federal Court has dismissed an appeal by drug giant GlaxoSmithKline in a patent infringement case it brought over planned generic […]

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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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