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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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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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Quinn Emanuel files appeal after losing AMP class action contest
Appeals June 19, 2019 9:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has followed through on its threat to appeal a high stakes ruling that shut down its shareholder class […]

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NSW Ports weighs stay bid in competition case as it battles similar ACCC proceedings
Competition & Consumer Protection June 11, 2019 2:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A second competition lawsuit brought against NSW Ports could be stayed or consolidated with a case launched by the competition regulator over an agreement to […]

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‘No reason in logic’ why Ethicon pelvic mesh class should not be expanded, judge says
Class Actions May 2, 2019 4:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has signed off on the lead applicants’ bid to expand the current group definition in a class action against Johnson & Johnson unit […]

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ASIC to face off against Westpac after judge ripped up $35M settlement deal
Financial Services May 2, 2019 9:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission will gets a chance on Monday to prove its claims that Westpac breached responsible lending laws by providing unsuitable […]

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Rugby League stand-down rule ‘draconian’, court hears at Jack de Belin trial
Trials April 15, 2019 3:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

An Australian Rugby League Commission rule barring St George Illawarra Dragons forward Jack de Belin from taking the field is “draconian” and “unfair”, a court […]

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