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Judge rejects $42M Murray Goulburn class action settlement, says funder’s cut too high
Class Actions October 16, 2019 2:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has refused to sign off on a $42 million settlement of a class action against dairy giant Murray Goulburn, saying the commission sought […]

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Corrs retained by AMP financial planners to weigh class action
Financial Services October 15, 2019 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Corrs Chambers Westgarth has been retained by the AMP Financial Planners Association to weigh a possible class action against the wealth manager over its plan […]

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Target, Big W admit breaking the law in dealings with customers, ACCC says
Competition & Consumer Protection October 15, 2019 1:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

Retailers Target and Big W have admitted they breached the consumer laws and potentially misled customers complaining about faulty Sony PlayStations and Dyson appliances, the […]

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ACCC probe to put spotlight on NBN wholesale pricing
Competition & Consumer Protection October 14, 2019 2:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

The consumer watchdog has launched an inquiry into wholesale NBN charges paid by retailers, focusing on whether pricing for basic broadband products was fair and […]

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‘Only briefed yesterday’: Arnold Bloch Leibler barrister raises ire in class action
Class Actions October 11, 2019 9:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Counsel for a class action against Arnold Bloch Leibler alleging negligence over advice to Slater & Gordon has criticised the law firm’s barrister for seeking […]

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With Full Court still out, judge vacates trial date in Vocation class action
Class Actions October 11, 2019 10:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

Awaiting a Full Court ruling in a case involving similar claims of privilege against self-incrimination by partners at another accounting giant, the judge in a […]

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Lawyers running Bellamy’s case want to expand class to equity swap investors
Class Actions October 11, 2019 12:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

One of two shareholder class actions against infant food maker Bellamy’s for allegedly misleading investors about its China growth strategy and declining infant formula market […]

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Funder in Toyota class action wants up to 30% commission
Class Actions October 10, 2019 10:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder bankrolling a new class action against Toyota over allegedly faulty filters in its diesel models is looking to earn a step-up commission […]

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Market-based causation on the line as first shareholder class action judgment looms
Securities October 9, 2019 11:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge who presided over a rare securities class action trial last year against department store Myer will deliver judgment in the case this month […]

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BlueScope avoids criminal cartel charges, but exec accused of obstructing ACCC probe
Competition & Consumer Protection October 8, 2019 11:56 am By Christine Caulfield

Prosecutors will not lay charges against BlueScope Steel over an alleged price-fixing conspiracy, but its former general manager of sales faces possible jail time after […]

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