Media statements

Friday, 23 September 2016
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Fireworks in ACCC / Volkswagen Federal Court showdown Lawyers for Volkswagen’s German Head Office have been directed out of the Federal Court today to reconsider their position, after Justice Lindsay Foster described Volkswagen’s conduct as “unacceptable” and “incredibly annoying”, in the case brought by the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission.
Thursday, 1 September 2016
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Australian regulator ACCC takes Volkswagen to Court In the biggest blow to Volkswagen’s credibility in Australia since having to face a consumer class action from Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has today filed Federal Court action against the car giant.
Tuesday, 30 August 2016
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Lawyers: 7-Eleven advert 'laughable' Statement on 7-11 advertising in Fairfax newspapers
Wednesday, 10 August 2016
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Regulators fines mount up for Volkswagen over Dieselgate scandal The Italian Competition Authority has hit Volkswagen AG and its Italian subsidiary with the maximum fine possible under its laws, imposing a fine of five-million Euros for manipulating tests and misleading Italian consumers.
Wednesday, 10 August 2016
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Federal Court approves $121 million RiverCity settlement Australia’s leading class action law firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, has secured a class action settlement of $121 million for hundreds of clients who invested in Brisbane’s Clem7 road tunnel, with the Federal Court officially approving the settlement amount and terms.
Friday, 5 August 2016
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Queenslanders to get access to justice via class actions Australia’s leading class actions law firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, has welcomed moves by the Palaszczuk Government to remedy a major gap in the Queensland legal system by introducing a state-based class actions regime.
Thursday, 4 August 2016
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New banking sector measures still not enough to ensure proper industry reform New measures announced by the Turnbull Government to address poor banking and financial services practices are still yet to go far enough in reforming the industry for consumers, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers said today.
Wednesday, 3 August 2016
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Oil spill now a $200m+ class action for seaweed farmers More than 13,000 Indonesian seaweed farmers whose livelihoods were devastated by an avoidable oil spill on the Montara oil field will today launch a class action in Sydney’s Federal Court.