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Maurice Blackburn gets second shot at pursuing class action against BHP
Appeals May 28, 2019 9:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn has partly prevailed in an appeal of a judge’s decision to put the brakes on its shareholder class action against BHP while greenlighting […]

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Appeals court in BHP class action battle questions superiority of no win, no fee model
Appeals May 27, 2019 11:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn’s funding model rejected by a judge overseeing a beauty parade of class actions against BHP appeared structured to incentivise the firm to push […]

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Funders feel the heat as AMP ruling shows returns to class members matter most
Analysis May 24, 2019 3:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge’s decision to pick Maurice Blackburn’s no win, no fee class action against AMP over three funded class actions puts the pressure on litigation […]

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No win, no fee funding model carries Maurice Blackburn to victory in AMP class action contest
Class Actions May 23, 2019 10:29 am By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn’s shareholder class action against AMP — the only action not backed by a litigation funder — has been picked as the winner in […]

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Judge signs off on $30M settlement in liquidator’s LM Investment case
Restructuring & Insolvency May 23, 2019 3:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Queensland Supreme Court judge has given the green light for a $30 million settlement of a liquidator’s case against failed financial services firm LM […]

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Termite Resources directors appeal $7M damages ruling for liquidators
Restructuring & Insolvency May 23, 2019 1:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

The former directors of collapsed mining company Termite Resources have appealed a ruling ordering them to pay $7 million in damages for allegedly breaching their […]

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ACCC takes online retailer Kogan to court for misleading promotion
Competition & Consumer Protection May 23, 2019 10:05 am By Christine Caulfield

The consumer watchdog has brought legal action against online retailer Kogan Australia alleging one of its discount promotions duped customers. The Australian Competition and Consumer […]

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PWC claims privilege against self-incrimination in fight over Vocation audit files
Class Actions May 22, 2019 8:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers is resisting a notice to produce audit files in a consolidated shareholder class action over the collapse of education and training company […]

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Law firms to learn fate in AMP class action beauty parade
Analysis May 21, 2019 11:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

A ruling by a judge deciding a four-way contest to run a shareholder class action against AMP is expected this week, a judgment significant not […]

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ANZ brings on class actions ace as new group GC
Class Actions May 21, 2019 8:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

ANZ has recruited seasoned class actions lawyer Ken Adams to be its next group general counsel as the bank faces two cases over a botched […]

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