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Fonterra warned farmers of ‘extreme’ global dairy price volatility, class action defence says
Class Actions 2021-01-21 5:35 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Fonterra has hit back at claims in a class action that the dairy giant misled farmers and breached its supply agreements when it slashed milk […]

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Wagners wins appeal in multi-million dollar cement supply dispute with Boral
Appeals 2021-01-19 6:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

Building products supplier Wagners has successfully challenged a Queensland Supreme Court judgment ruling in favour of Boral in a high-stakes cement supply dispute between the […]

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Freedom Foods says it was entitled to sack former GC for ‘serious misconduct’
Employment 2021-01-19 3:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Troubled food and beverage manufacturer Freedom Foods has denied a former company secretary and group general counsel was protected by whistleblower laws, claiming it was […]

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Clayton Utz teams up with funder ICP for business interruption insurance class action
Insurance 2021-01-18 12:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Clayton Utz and litigation funder Investor Claim Partners have joined forces to bring a class action against insurers who have denied business interruption […]

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Judge fast-tracks Chevron’s high stakes case against Ampol over Caltex trade mark
Intellectual Property 2021-01-15 2:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

A trade mark dispute between US oil giant Chevron and Australian petrol station operator Ampol has been set down for an expedited hearing in April, […]

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Law firms circle insurers over COVID-19 business interruption claims
Class Actions 2021-01-15 2:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

At least five law firms are investigating lawsuits, including class action proceedings, in the wake of a landmark test case on COVID-19 exclusions for business […]

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Judge advises Chevron to trim ‘window dressing’ from trade mark suit against Ampol
Intellectual Property 2021-01-14 3:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has told a unit of US energy giant Chevron Corporation to consider narrowing its trade mark dispute against Australian petrol station operator Ampol, […]

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Paralegal says law firm forced her to take COVID-19 pay cut
Employment 2021-01-12 3:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Brisbane-based law firm is being sued by a paralegal who claims she was forced to take a 20 per cent pay cut during the […]

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Facebook, Instagram waived right to arbitrate startup’s competition case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-12-23 6:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Facebook and its subsidiary Instagram have lost a bid to shut down a lawsuit brought by an Australian social media startup, with a judge finding […]

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AMP ‘ruining a lot of people’s Christmases’ in $35.5M poaching dispute, court told
Financial Services 2020-12-22 4:12 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has blasted AMP for dragging a fight over documents to court this close to Christmas, after software company DST Bluedoor revealed it is […]

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