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Solomon Lew’s retail giant The Just Group sued for $3.4M in unpaid rent
Real Estate 2021-04-20 1:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australian investment management group Fortius Funds Management has taken retail giant The Just Group to court seeking millions of dollars in allegedly unpaid rent for […]

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Ampol hits back at Chevron in trade mark trial over Caltex brand
Intellectual Property 2021-04-19 8:31 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Petrol station operator Ampol has denied accusations by US oil giant Chevron that it is misusing Caltex branding on 175 of its service stations, on […]

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‘Bad faith, deception, unfair pressure’: 4WD rental company fined $1.2M for unconscionable conduct
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-04-15 9:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has slapped a 4WD rental company that made “harsh and unjustified threats” against customers who challenged its decision to retain their security deposits […]

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Woolworths entitled to recoup loss in train derailment despite ‘force majeure’ event, judge says
Contracts 2021-04-14 6:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

Supermarket giant Woolworths can recoup losses from a 2014 train derailment in South Australia despite a contractual clause excluding force majeure events, the NSW Supreme […]

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Legal spat over Virgin’s leased airplane engines heads to High Court
High Court 2021-04-13 11:59 am By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has granted special leave to hear a first-of-its-kind dispute over a number of airplane engines leased by the beleaguered Virgin Airlines, which […]

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PwC wins access to Baker McKenzie docs from former client in spat over failed bank launch
Accounting 2021-04-12 11:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

PricewaterhouseCoopers has won access to communications between a Chinese lender and its lawyers at Baker McKenzie in a legal stoush over a failed bid to […]

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HWL Ebsworth advice to Quay Eyewear protected by privilege, judge rules
Employment 2021-04-09 3:18 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A director of sunglasses company Quay Eyewear has lost her bid to access HWL Ebsworth’s advice to the company given during legal proceedings which accused […]

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Findex’s High Court challenge in case against former financial advisor falls flat
Accounting 2021-04-08 4:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accounting firm Findex Australia has lost a bid for the High Court to hear its case over a restraint provision against a former financial advisor […]

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Tandem class action members may have been misled by news about cross-claims, judge says
Class Actions 2021-04-07 5:13 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has found that news articles published in the Herald Sun, Daily Mail and The Australian may have given group members in a class […]

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Quintis class action settlement could get $11M boost after insurers come up short
Insurance 2021-04-06 3:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

A lengthy dispute over insurance in a settled class action against sandalwood producer Quintis has been resolved, with the Federal Court rejecting a challenge by […]

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