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Blockbuster defeated again in fight with husband and wife franchisee
Franchise November 14, 2018 9:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

Blockbuster has lost another round in its case against a husband and wife franchisee that sold a store’s assets to a competitor, with a court […]

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Ex-director of corporate insolvency firm ‘ambushed’ by partner, judge says
Restructuring & Insolvency November 13, 2018 7:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found the former director of Sydney-based insolvency practice CRS Warner Kugel is entitled to compensation after he was “ambushed” out of the […]

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Advangen must pay Ikon $1M for TV ads despite buyer’s remorse
Media November 7, 2018 9:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

Hair loss treatment company Advangen International has been ordered to fork over $940,000 to advertising agency Ikon Communications after refusing to pay for an ad […]

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Appco drops appeal in ‘sham’ contracting class action
Class Actions October 26, 2018 11:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fundraising company Appco Group has dropped its appeal of a judge’s decision to let an $85 million wage case against it move forward as a […]

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Hastie liquidators pick two test cases over unpaid bills, but stay bid coming
Construction October 23, 2018 12:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

Liquidators for the collapsed Hastie Group will pursue test cases against two construction companies in their legal fight against more than two dozen major builders […]

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Vannin boss can’t escape cross claim by rival litigation funder
Business of Law October 22, 2018 11:06 am By Christine Caulfield

The managing director of litigation funder Vannin Capital lost a battle to dismiss a cross claim brought against him by rival LCM in a case […]

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Hyundai wins $5.6M payout in ICC arbitration dispute
Construction October 16, 2018 7:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

Hyundai Engineering and Steel Industries has been granted almost $5.6 million in compensation in a case against Australian company Alfasi Steel over construction delays on […]

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Court cans Asahi bid for docs to probe consumer claims against Gloria Jeans owner
Competition & Consumer Protection October 15, 2018 5:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Asahi Beverages has lost a bid for preliminary discovery to consider whether it should bring misleading and deceptive conduct claims against a unit of Retail […]

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Crown says NSW gov’t ‘spruiked’ to block Sydney harbour views
Real Estate October 15, 2018 11:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Crown Resorts has accused the NSW government of breaching its contractual obligations by “spruiking” to construction firms for development at central Barangaroo that would obstruct its […]

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EnergyAustralia execs can view docs in $1B sale dispute with QIC
Energy & Natural Resources October 11, 2018 5:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has granted a unit of Queensland Investment Corporation’s request for a confidentiality regime for certain documents discovered in an ongoing legal spat with […]

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