An environmental group has lost a bid to halt the expansion of an open cut mine owned by a subsidiary of Peabody Energy on the grounds that the regulatory approval for the project failed to assess its greenhouse gas emissions.
The High Court of Australia ruled Wednesday that Google can be sued for defamation by a man whose image popped up in an internet search of ‘Melbourne criminal underworld’.
Australia will be the battleground for the first trial in an abuse-of-dominance case against Google by digital advertising startup Unlockd, and expert competition judge John Middleton will be eagerly presiding.
The judge overseeing a competition case against Google by mobile advertising startup Unlockd has extended a temporary injunction to the search engine giant’s US arm.
The High Court has rejected a bid by biopharmaceutical company Samsung Bioepis Australia to challenge a ruling granting Pfizer preliminary discovery for a potential patent infringement case over autoimmune drug Enbrel.
Unlockd’s case against Google is the first action in Australia to test a revamped law prohibiting misuse of market power, and one of the first private cases in the world to challenge Google’s dominance in court. For both sides, the stakes couldn’t be higher.
Mobile advertising startup Unlockd won a temporary injunction from the Federal Court Thursday barring Google from blocking its app in Australia until further hearing, in the first case to test revamped misuse of market power laws.
Employment Minister Michaelia Cash vowed Thursday to challenge a subpoena ordered by the Federal Court to appear as a witness in a case over last year’s raids on the offices of the Australian Workers’ Union.
The Full Federal Court on Friday dismissed an appeal of a ruling that barred a labour hire company from entering into an enterprise agreement with a small group of employees that covered a larger, more diverse workforce.
The Registered Organisations Commissioner has filed Federal Court proceedings against the Australian Workers’ Union, alleging the union broke the law by failing to keep an accurate register of its members.