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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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Appeals court revives $20M tip fire class action against NSW council
Class Actions April 23, 2019 3:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An appeals court has revived a class action against a NSW council over loss and damage resulting from a 2009 tip rubbish fire, and awarded […]

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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 Sam McKeith

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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Deloitte can’t escape class action claims over failure of Dick Smith
Class Actions April 11, 2019 9:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accounting giant Deloitte has failed in its bid to strike out claims made in two shareholder class actions alleging it was careless in auditing the […]

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Court slashes record $2.5M fine against CFMMEU over two-day strike
Employment April 5, 2019 11:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has reimposed penalties against the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union, its NSW branch and nine officials for unlawful industrial action […]

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Former bubble tea franchisee in hot water over alleged underpayments
Employment April 4, 2019 10:48 am By Miklos Bolza

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal proceedings against a former Chatime franchisee for allegedly underpaying 17 employees over $46,000 at its Sydney CBD store. […]

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Reckitt using court to beat competitors, AFT tells judge in spat over Maxigesic ads
Competition & Consumer Protection March 27, 2019 3:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

AFT Pharmaceuticals has accused Nuremol maker Reckitt Benckiser of “happily advertising away” while using the court to shut down AFT’s ads for rival painkiller Maxigesic. […]

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AMP wants expert report tossed in ASIC insurance churn case
Financial Services March 26, 2019 10:11 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

AMP will challenge the admissibility of an expert report central to ASIC’s case over alleged insurance churning by one of the wealth manager’s former financial […]

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PappaRich franchise operator accused of underpaying workers $74,000
Employment March 22, 2019 11:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

A PappaRich franchise operator is facing legal action by the Fair Work Ombudsman for allegedly underpaying 154 workers at three of the Malaysian food chain’s […]

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