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Geowash execs appeal loss in ACCC case
Competition & Consumer Protection February 25, 2020 12:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two Geowash executives have appealed a ruling that found they were knowingly involved in the car wash franchisor’s unconscionable conduct in its dealings with franchisees. […]

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Ex-director can’t grill Corrs partner in $1M share dispute
Employment February 21, 2020 12:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former managing director of Australian civil infrastructure contractor WBHO Infrastructure and his firm have lost their bid to cross-examine the company’s instructing solicitor at […]

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Judge allows docs despite ‘real risk’ of prosecution for ex-Directed Electronics manager
Intellectual Property February 17, 2020 11:44 am By Miklos Bolza

A former manager of Australian electronics automotive developer Directed Electronics OE has failed to block access to certain documents in a corporate theft case, despite […]

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Judge allows discovery for possible bushfire class action against Essential Energy
Class Actions February 14, 2020 10:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A law firm has won its case seeking preliminary discovery from Essential Energy to pursue a possible class action against the state-owned electricity infrastructure company […]

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Ex-Atrum Coal boss ordered to repay $6M to Hong Kong finance group
Financial Services February 6, 2020 5:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former director of Atrum Coal has been ordered to pay over $6 million owed to a unit of Hong Kong finance giant Argonaut Group […]

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Chinese investors can offload property, recoup losses from failed investment scheme
Real Estate February 6, 2020 3:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Gold Coast development property procured through a settlement with a Sydney-based financial advisory firm facing two separate class actions can be sold to recoup […]

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Hewlett-Packard could not cap commissions at ‘whim’, owes ex-sales rep $370,000, court says
Employment February 4, 2020 7:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

IT giant Hewlett-Packard Australia has been ordered to pay over $370,000 in unpaid commissions to a former sales executive after a court found the company […]

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Griffin Coal can’t get hands on docs in long-running spat with Carna Group
Energy & Natural Resources January 17, 2020 2:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Struggling mining firm Griffin Coal has been denied access to documents while defending a consumer law case brought by the liquidators of a collapsed mining […]

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Class action appeals ruling allowing 7-Eleven to seek litigation releases
Class Actions January 16, 2020 10:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The lead applicant in a class action against 7-Eleven has appealed a ruling that denied its bid to block the convenience store chain from seeking […]

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Australia Post must pay damages after firing manager in face of union threats
Employment January 16, 2020 4:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

A court has found Australia Post breached the employment contract of a compensation manager dismissed after “likely” threats by the CEPU resulted in the cancellation […]

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