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Appeal filed after judge rejects bid for oral discovery in 7-Eleven class actions
Class Actions 2021-03-09 4:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead plaintiffs in two class actions against 7-Eleven have appealed a decision rejecting the very first Federal Court application for oral discovery, which would […]

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Two law firms can’t rep insurers in $309M dispute over Queensland LNG project
Insurance 2021-03-09 2:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found a group of insurers defending a $309 million lawsuit over an Australia Pacific LNG project in Central Queensland cannot be represented […]

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Accountant who sexually harassed colleague fails to win readmission to board
Accounting 2021-03-08 5:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

An accountant who was kicked out of an Australia and New Zealand accounting association after a court found he sexually harassed a colleague has failed […]

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Freedom Foods dispute with Blue Diamond heads to arbitration in California
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-03-08 2:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

A legal battle in the Federal Court between Freedom Foods and Blue Diamond Growers over an almond milk licensing deal has been stayed so the […]

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‘A case of investor regret’: Mayfair dodges misleading and deceptive conduct case
Financial Services 2021-03-08 11:59 am By Miklos Bolza

An investor who sank $1 million into a now suspended Mayfair Group scheme has lost his misleading and deceptive conduct case against the firm, with […]

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Fuji Xerox loses bid to throw out ACCC’s case over small biz contracts
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-03-04 7:18 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has refused to summarily dismiss proceedings brought by the ACCC against office supply company Fuji Xerox over allegedly unfair contracts with small businesses. […]

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Herbert Smith Freehills says Arrium lenders ‘a million miles away’ from properly run case
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-03-04 6:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has attacked a lawsuit brought by a group of lenders against collapsed steel giant Arrium, rejecting claims that $430 million […]

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Former Arrium group treasurer rejects liquidators’ ‘infected’ insolvency case
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-03-03 6:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The former group treasurer of collapsed steel giant Arrium has hit back at claims brought by the company’s liquidators that it was trading while insolvent, […]

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Herbert Smith Freehills warned Arrium of insolvent trading risk, court told
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-03-02 5:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

Doomed iron and steel giant Arrium attempted to stave off its inevitable $2.8 billion collapse and put off negotiating with its lenders until the last […]

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Court finds Megasave made misleading representations to franchisees
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-03-02 11:51 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A court has found national delivery company Megasave Couriers misled franchisees with false promises of guaranteed minimum weekly payments and annual income. Megasave admitted that […]

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