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HealthEngine to face single-day Federal Court hearing to address 'relief' in data misuse case

By Laurel Henning
  • 21 Apr 2020 02:32
  • 21 Apr 2020 02:32
Australian digital-health platform HealthEngine has seen a planned four-day court hearing in the Federal Court dispute brought against the company by Australia’s competition watchdog cut to just a single day on June 5.

The one-day hearing will now focus on “the question of contravention and relief” over allegations that HealthEngine misused personal

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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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