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Trial judge in Brambles class action questions long-term financial forecasts
Trials 2022-08-10 11:50 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge overseeing the trial in a shareholder class action against chain logistics company Brambles has questioned the company’s use of long-term financial forecasts. On […]

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Mercedes ‘laid open’ its legal advice in $650M dealer lawsuit, court told
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-08-10 10:02 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Car dealers bringing a $650 million lawsuit against Mercedes over its decision to move to a fixed-price agency model are seeking to access legal advice […]

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‘Tear it up’: Judge censures silk in $650M Mercedes-Benz dealer lawsuit
Trials 2022-08-08 11:31 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A court has directed a senior barrister acting in a $650 million lawsuit against Mercedes-Benz to “tear up” a letter his instructing solicitors sent concerning […]

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Mercedes-Benz can’t access chats with Labor senator in $650M dealer suit
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-08-04 11:29 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Mercedes can’t access communications between Australia’s peak body for car dealers and a Labor senator to use in its defence of a $650 million lawsuit […]

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Citing ‘leisurewear effect’, judge says Brambles class action witness should testify in person
Class Actions 2022-08-03 1:52 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has rejected a bid by chain logistics company Brambles to allow two of its US-based witnesses to appear remotely at an upcoming trial […]

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Mercedes bullied car dealers, called them ‘baby piglets’, court told
Trials 2022-08-03 11:40 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Officials at the Mercedes-Benz Australia head office referred to car dealers as “baby piglets” in internal communications and threatened and bullied the retailers, a trial […]

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‘What are solicitors doing writing press releases?’ Tolga Kumova trial judge asks
Trials 2022-07-07 4:05 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has questioned why solicitors representing Twitter personality Stock Swami published a media release about his “backstory” two days before trial in a defamation […]

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Tolga Kumova’s tweets ‘clearly apt to mislead’, judge says
Trials 2022-07-06 7:49 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing a defamation case brought by Tolga Kumova against Twitter personality Stock Swami has said tweets the mining investor published which allegedly spruiked […]

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Stock Swami flies to Sydney for cross on ‘deficient’ discovery in Kumova trial
Trials 2022-06-29 1:34 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The man behind the Stock Swami Twitter account is flying to Sydney for cross-examination after a judge halted a trial in mining investor Tolga Kumova’s […]

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Law firm scolded by judge for ‘highly unsatisfactory’ social media post in Kumova trial
Trials 2022-06-23 9:53 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has pulled up a law firm over a tweet it published about defamation proceedings brought by investor Tolga Kumova, telling a barrister during […]

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