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Apple wins Australian bid to have Epic Games lawsuit deferred to Northern California

By Laurel Henning
  • 09 Apr 2021 00:19
  • 09 Apr 2021 00:59
Apple has won its application in a Sydney court to have Epic Games’ Australian lawsuit against the technology company put on hold, having argued a parallel US case in Northern California should take precedence.
Federal Court of Australia Judge Nye Perram has given Epic three months to file proceedings in

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Laurel Henning

Senior Correspondent

Laurel is a senior correspondent specializing in competition law, data privacy and security, in Australia and New Zealand. Laurel reports from Sydney on criminal-cartel legislation and white-collar crime, as well as competition and consumer lawsuits involving companies including Google, Meta Platforms and Apple. While at MLex Laurel has also reported boardroom disputes and shareholder campaigns agitating for changes to company strategy. Laurel joined MLex in 2013 and reported for five years on European energy and climate policies from Brussels. In that time, Laurel covered the regulation of emissions and technological developments pertaining to the energy sector within the EU, as well as the Paris agreement in 2015. A graduate of the University of Liverpool, Laurel studied English and French before beginning a career in journalism with MLex.

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