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Quintis insurers may have to cough up extra $11.25M in class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-01-28 6:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A lawsuit seeking to increase D&O insurance for sandalwood producer Quintis in the wake of a class action settlement has fallen short of the $40 […]

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Law firm, barrister face negligence trial over client’s loss in $24.5M property spat
Professional negligence 2021-01-28 4:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Melbourne law firm and barrister will soon face trial over allegations of breach of fiduciary duty brought by a former client who lost a […]

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Law firm accused in $27M suit of making unauthorised payments from client’s trust account
Law Firms 2021-01-25 3:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

A national law firm made $3 million in unauthorised payments from a client’s trust account and derailed a $24.3 million land development opportunity, according to […]

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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