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Mondelez overvalued Aussie biz in $460M sale to Bega, suit claims
Corporate 2019-07-01 9:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bega Cheese is accusing global food giant Mondelez of overstating the value of the Australian assets purchased for $460 million in July 2017 as part […]

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‘Neglect, inexperience, incompetence’: IOOF unit faces $82M trial over plantation sale
Trials 2019-07-01 7:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

IOOF subsidiary Australian Executor Trustees (SA) is facing an $82 million claim for compensation by investors angered by the way the trustee handled the sale […]

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ACCC takes Jump! swim school to court for misleading franchisees
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-06-18 9:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has taken the operator of the Jump! swim school franchise and its director to court for allegedly promising franchisees […]

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HWL Ebsworth partners on trial for alleged negligence over Sydney land tender
Real Estate 2019-06-14 11:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

HWL Ebsworth’s partners are facing trial in a case blaming the law firm and the NSW government for losses stemming from the $28.5 million sale […]

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In win for class, judge says promises in McMillan Shakespeare unit’s warranties were illusory
Class Actions 2019-06-11 11:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Promises to pay out claims under vehicle warranties issued by a unit of car leasing giant McMillan Shakespeare were illusory because of a clause that […]

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ACCC to seek $4M in refunds for Jump! swim school franchisees
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-06-11 11:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will seek more than $4 million in refunds plus penalties when it takes the troubled operator of the Jump! […]

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East Timor tries again to shut down case over $328M fuel supply contract
Energy & Natural Resources 2019-06-07 9:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

The government of East Timor will appeal a Victorian Supreme Court judgment dismissing its application to throw out a case brought by oil and gas […]

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Privilege not waived by Allens lawyer’s inadvertent disclosure, court says
Energy & Natural Resources 2019-06-07 9:26 pm By Amelia Birnie

A court has ordered the plaintiffs in a coal mine development contract dispute to destroy unredacted copies of privileged legal advice that were inadvertently disclosed […]

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Class action by sailors over broken Navy training contract revived on appeal
Appeals 2019-05-31 11:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has overturned a decision dismissing a class action on behalf of enlisted Navy sailors alleging the Commonwealth of Australian breached a contract […]

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NAB takes captive insurer, Lloyd’s units to court over coverage dispute
Insurance 2019-05-27 11:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

The National Australia Bank has filed a lawsuit against its Singapore-based captive insurance unit and three syndicates of global insurance giant Lloyd’s seeking coverage for […]

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