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Expert hot tub to feature in Sirtex shareholder class action
Class Actions 2019-03-29 3:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has called for an expert panel in a shareholder class action against life sciences company Sirtex related to sales of its liver cancer […]

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Education Department got bad advice from Clayton Utz, court told
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-03-28 8:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

Clayton Utz’s advice to the Department of Education that it could supply details to the ACCC about documents seized in an Australian Federal Police raid […]

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Construction giant Hutchinson takes ACCC to court over ‘invalid’ notice to produce
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-03-28 4:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Private construction company Hutchinson Builders has brought legal action against the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, seeking to quash what it says is an invalid […]

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Xenith takeover battle to heat up after regulator signs off on IPH bid
Intellectual Property 2019-03-28 1:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The battle to acquire IP services company Xenith IP Group is set to intensify after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission blessed a hostile offer […]

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STA Travel accused of misleading customers with hidden fees
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-03-28 11:47 am By Miklos Bolza

Student and youth travel agency STA Travel is facing an enforcement action by the consumer regulator for allegedly misleading customers by charging $1 million in […]

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Reckitt using court to beat competitors, AFT tells judge in spat over Maxigesic ads
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-03-27 3:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

AFT Pharmaceuticals has accused Nuremol maker Reckitt Benckiser of “happily advertising away” while using the court to shut down AFT’s ads for rival painkiller Maxigesic. […]

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Kmart ordered to hand over docs in cargo pants IP dispute
Intellectual Property 2019-03-27 3:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Kmart has been ordered to produce more documents related to changes made to the designs for its men’s cargo pants and shorts in a lawsuit […]

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Ultra Tune to fight $2.6M fine for misleading franchisee, fabricating evidence
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-03-27 3:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

Ultra Tune is challenging a court ruling that socked it with a $2.6 million penalty in a case brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer […]

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Click Energy to pay $900,000 for misleading customers about their power bills
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-03-26 10:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

Electricity retailer Click Energy has been ordered to pay $900,000 in penalties for misleading consumers about discounts on their energy bills. Federal Court Justice John […]

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Jewellery retailer Pandora admits misleading customers over refund rights
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-03-22 11:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

Jewellery brand Pandora has admitted it misled customer about ther rights to get a refund on faulty items and may have breached consumer laws, the […]

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