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NSW Ports slams ACCC’s competition constraint claims as ‘slight or hypothetical’
Competition & Consumer Protection July 19, 2019 3:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

NSW Ports Operations has denied claims that an agreement for the privatisation of its subsidiaries Port Botany and Port Kembla stymied competition, describing the allegations […]

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Judge slashes compensation with $50M payout in WestConnex land dispute
Real Estate July 18, 2019 9:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two companies owned by the ex-director of Dial A Dump have failed in a bid to secure $584 million in compensation for land compulsorily acquired by the NSW Government for the WestConnex project, with the court granting them less than 10 per cent of that amount.

Judge wants contradictor’s view on Sydney light rail common fund
Class Actions July 15, 2019 3:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing the Sydney light rail class action has ordered that a contradictor be appointed to weigh in on a proposed common fund order, […]

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NSW Health to face underpayment class action by junior medical officers
Employment July 11, 2019 2:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

NSW Health is facing a potential class action alleging it underpaid junior medical officers who were denied wages for unscheduled or non-rostered hours worked. After […]

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Cleveland-Cliffs unit keeps counterclaim alive in dispute over $2.5B Koolyanobbing mine contract
Energy & Natural Resources July 11, 2019 4:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

A subsidiary of US mining giant Cleveland-Cliffs has won a fight to keep its counterclaim against a contractor alive in a dispute over the Koolyanobbing […]

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Queensland settles landmark stolen wages class action for $190M
Class Actions July 9, 2019 5:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Queensland government has agreed to pay $190 million to resolve an historic class action on behalf of 10,000 Indigenous workers for unpaid wages spanning […]

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Judge slammed by Full Federal Court for ‘egregious departure’ from role
Appeals July 8, 2019 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court has ordered a retrial in a landmark Fair Work Ombudsman case that saw the owner of a Cairns tour company sentenced […]

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Keybridge Capital sues collapsed subsidiary for credit law breaches
Financial Services July 5, 2019 1:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Failed lender PR Finance Group has been sued for $5 million in damages by owner Keybridge Capital and its liquidators after the company went under […]

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Another dispute over Ichthys LNG project may be brewing
Energy & Natural Resources July 4, 2019 11:53 am By Miklos Bolza

The contractor behind the Ichthys LNG project has won court approval to use documents discovered in its lawsuit against Dutch paint manufacturer AkzoNobel for use […]

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Drunks and prostitutes: Down N’ Out trade mark evokes Sin City, not In-N-Out, court told
Intellectual Property July 3, 2019 8:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

Sydney’s Down N’ Out Burgers has rejected claims that it appropriated the trade mark of US burger chain In-N-Out, telling a court at the close […]

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