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$19.6M legal bill in 7-Eleven class actions doesn’t warrant contradictor, court told
Class Actions 2021-08-24 4:15 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A $19.6 million legal bill racked up by the law firm behind two 7-Eleven class actions accusing the convenience store chain of misleading franchisees did […]

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Insurers want to stay COVID-19 insurance class actions
Coronavirus 2021-08-24 4:26 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Insurers Lloyds Australia and QBE want class actions by policyholders who were denied business interruption coverage for COVID-related shutdowns stayed until a related test case […]

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7-Eleven to pay $98M to settle franchisee class action
Class Actions 2021-08-20 1:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Convenience store giant 7-Eleven has agreed to pay $98 million to settle two class actions accusing it of misleading franchisees, the largest class action settlement […]

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CoreLogic infringed real estate photographer’s copyright, appeals court says
Real Estate 2021-08-19 1:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

Property data analytics firm CoreLogic infringed the copyright of a real estate photographer by uploading images from realestate.com.au to its own property data platform without […]

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AMP loses bid to access docs in employee poaching dispute
Employment 2021-08-18 9:42 pm By Cindy Cameronne

AMP has lost its bid to access documents showing software company DST Bluedoor’s revenue forecasts and employee remuneration in a $35.5 million legal stoush alleging […]

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Appeal dismissed in dispute over $81.8M Parklea Markets sale
Appeals 2021-08-18 9:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

Sydney retail personality Con Constantine has lost an appeal seeking to bolster a $4.25 million judgment in his favour over the $81.8 million Parklea Markets […]

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HWL Ebsworth, Vannin targeted in latest dispute over Queensland Nickel joint venture
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-08-16 2:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

Three Clive Palmer-owned companies have filed a breach of trust lawsuit against HWL Ebsworth, funder Vannin Capital and the liquidators of Queensland Nickel attempting to […]

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Bank of Queensland’s small business contracts were unfair, court finds
Financial Services 2021-08-13 5:11 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Small business owners who turned to the Bank of Queensland for financial assistance were subject to unfair contract terms that created a “significant imbalance” in […]

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Corestaff can’t get insurer to cover future class action judgment
Insurance 2021-08-12 10:19 am By Miklos Bolza

A court has ruled that labour hire firm CoreStaff cannot rely on its professional indemnity insurance to cover judgment against it in an employment class […]

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Clive Palmer’s Queensland Nickel refinery hit with $26.6M judgment over unpaid gas bill
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-08-10 3:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The joint managers of Clive Palmer’s Queensland Nickel refinery have been ordered to pay $26.6 million for natural gas charges owed, after a court rejected […]

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