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Telstra loses challenge to ‘Empires end’ ad ruling
Competition & Consumer Protection December 18, 2018 11:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Telstra has lost an appeal of a ruling that rival Optus’ “Empires End” advertising campaign was not misleading or deceptive. The Court of Appeal for […]

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Battle over competing GetSwift class actions goes to High Court
Breaking News December 17, 2018 4:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Squire Patton Boggs is taking a fight over a ruling that shut down its shareholder class action against logistics startup GetSwift to the […]

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High Court to hear mortgage aggregator share transfer dispute
Corporate December 17, 2018 9:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has granted special leave to mortgage aggregator Connective in a dispute between the firm’s founder and major shareholders over a transfer of […]

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United Petroleum unit appeals loss against Allianz over fire coverage
Appeals December 17, 2018 11:33 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A Queensland ethanol refinery owned by United Petroleum has appealed a judge’s ruling that insurer¬†Allianz Australia did not have to provide coverage for damage resulting […]

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ASIC wins High Court battle in Prime Trust saga
Appeals December 13, 2018 8:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission has largely prevailed on appeal to the High Court in its case against former directors of collapsed retirement village […]

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We Buy Houses director appeals record $6M fine
Appeals December 7, 2018 10:35 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The director of property spruiker We Buy Houses has appealed a record $6 million for misleading property investors with claims they could learn to buy […]

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What you need to know about the GetSwift ruling
Analysis November 21, 2018 11:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

The court’s authority to shut down competing class actions is no longer in doubt after Tuesday’s Full Federal Court judgment in the case against GetSwift, […]

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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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GetSwift ruling to offer roadmap for competing class actions
Appeals November 19, 2018 9:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

A groundbreaking judgment by the Full Federal Court over competing class actions will be handed down Tuesday morning and is expected to give judges much […]

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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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