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High Court to clarify meaning of ‘officer’ under Corporations Act
Appeals May 21, 2019 2:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has granted ASIC special leave to appeal a judgment that let a former director of Gold Coast finance company MFS Group partially […]

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Pacific National’s undertaking better for rail competition, says judge in tossing ACCC case
Competition & Consumer Protection May 16, 2019 11:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

Potential new entrants to a major freight terminal in Queensland will be “better protected” by a last-minute promise by the terminal’s hopeful owner, Pacific National, […]

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Ex-Babcock & Brown execs dodge case over botched $1.4B acquisition
Corporate May 14, 2019 10:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

A court has dismissed a long-running case against defunct Babcock & Brown executives by a private investment fund over a botched $1.4B acquisition of the […]

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Vodafone, TPG to take ACCC to court over opposition to $15B merger
Competition & Consumer Protection May 8, 2019 3:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Vodafone and TPG will file a Federal Court challenge to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s opposition to their proposed $15 billion merger, teeing up […]

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HWL must produce files in case accusing partner of diverting client funds to pay legal bill
Legal Ethics May 8, 2019 9:06 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has dismissed HWL Ebsworth’s claims of a “fishing expedition” and granted discovery of a slew of  internal documents relevant to allegations a partner […]

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Bega wins $60M battle with Kraft over peanut butter trade dress rights
Intellectual Property May 1, 2019 3:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Kraft Foods has come up short in its high-stakes legal battle against Bega over the right to use its distinctive peanut butter trade dress in […]

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Judgment looms in battle over iconic Kraft peanut butter trade dress
Intellectual Property April 30, 2019 10:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Judgment is expected Wednesday in a high-stakes dispute between consumer giants Kraft and Bega over who owns the rights to the signature Kraft peanut butter […]

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PE company sues to enforce $161M arbitration award against Spain
Arbitration April 24, 2019 10:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two units of private equity company Antin Infrastructure Partners have taken their legal battle with Spain to Australian court, filing a lawsuit to enforce a […]

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Energy company director kicked off board for missing too many meetings files appeal
Corporate April 16, 2019 9:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A director of an energy company who was kicked off the board for missing too many meetings has filed an appeal of a ruling dismissing […]

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IPH-Xenith merger creates IP services giant
Intellectual Property April 12, 2019 11:19 pm By Cat Fedenburgh

Australia’s largest intellectual property services firm IPH will maintain its dominance after winning a takeover battle for Xenith IP, a deal that will create a […]

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