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Class closure question expected to go up to High Court
Class Actions 2021-12-06 3:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

More than 18 months after a split emerged among the courts, the Full Federal Court will weigh in on whether judges have power to shut […]

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Court tosses appeal of $1.96M judgment awarded to cryptocurrency trader
Appeals 2021-12-03 2:12 pm By Cindy Cameronne

An appeals court has thrown out a challenge to a judgment awarding a cryptocurrency trader $1.96 million in cash and a property purchased for $1.5 […]

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High Court shuns Apple’s last shot at shipping Epic Games dispute to US
Appeals 2021-12-02 2:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Apple has reached the end of the line in its attempts to move a competition dispute with Fortnite game maker Epic Games to California, with […]

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Judge orders Employsure to pay $1M after ‘gagging’ at ACCC’s proposed sum
Employment 2021-11-30 5:43 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Specialist workplace relations consultancy Employsure has been ordered to pay a $1 million penalty over a series of misleading Google advertisements, a figure significantly lower […]

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Norton Rose wins appeal against sacked partner, but faulted for ‘serious error in judgment’
Employment 2021-11-26 7:14 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has won its appeal of a $160,000 judgment in favour of former partner Thomas Martin, with the Full Federal Court […]

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Banksia judge made no allowance for ‘youth and inexperience’ of Mark Elliott’s son, appeal says
Appeals 2021-11-26 12:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge who made findings against the son of the mastermind behind the Banksia class action scam may have formed strong views about the 27-year-old’s […]

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‘Not a shred of evidence’: Judge questions appeal in HWL Ebsworth negligence suit
Appeals 2021-11-25 9:31 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has questioned property developer PPK Group’s challenge to the dismissal of its long-running negligence case against HWL Ebsworth over the $25.5 million sale […]

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SPC loses appeal of $1.2M judgment over Coca-Cola Amatil deal
Appeals 2021-11-23 9:22 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Melbourne-based joint venture Shepparton Partners Collective has lost its appeal of a $1.2 million judgment that found it infringed software developer QAD’s copyright by failing […]

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Banksia class action barristers declare bankruptcy after $21.7M judgment
Class Actions 2021-11-19 9:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two former barristers ordered to pay at least $21.7 million in damages and costs for their role in a fraudulent scheme to pocket a windfall […]

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Full Court shoots down Aristocrat’s patents for popular poker machine
Intellectual Property 2021-11-19 9:26 pm By Cindy Cameronne

IP Australia has won its appeal of a judge’s decision to allow four Aristocrat patents for its popular Lightning Link electronic poker machine to proceed […]

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