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High Court finds Connective Services broke the law with share transfer litigation
Appeals October 9, 2019 8:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has shut down a lawsuit by mortgage aggregator Connective Services over the transfer of one third of the company’s shares after finding […]

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Examination proceedings brought against Linchpin Capital directors
Restructuring & Insolvency October 9, 2019 4:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

Three former directors of billion-dollar financial advisory firm Linchpin Capital Group will face two days of questioning in examination proceedings filed on behalf of an […]

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Aristocrat wins Konami’s tax returns ahead of IP damages hearing
Intellectual Property October 9, 2019 3:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

Gaming giant Aristocrat Technologies Australia can look over the tax returns of rival Konami Australia as the two companies prepare for next week’s hearing over […]

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Court of Appeal tosses Quinn Emanuel challenge to AMP beauty parade loss
Appeals October 8, 2019 4:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

A challenge by Quinn Emanuel to a NSW Supreme Court decision staying its shareholder class action against AMP has been unanimously dismissed by the Court […]

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Court can order security against funders in Fair Work class actions, judge rules
Employment October 8, 2019 9:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

A landmark ruling has found judges have the power to order security against litigation funders backing Fair Work class actions, in a decision that could […]

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Robocalls proposed in Radio Rentals settlement after class members crash Maurice Blackburn’s phone line
Class Actions October 8, 2019 9:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

After being flooded with phone calls by class members wanting a share of a recent $16.4 million settlement with Cash Converters, law firm Maurice Blackburn […]

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Tucker & Cowen loses second bid to dodge $17.5M Equititrust case
Legal Ethics October 7, 2019 12:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two name partners at law firm Tucker & Cowen have lost another attempt to dismiss a case brought against them by the receivers of failed […]

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‘Fundamental misapprehensions’: Suncorp strikes back at class action over conflicted remuneration
Class Actions October 7, 2019 3:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Suncorp Group unit and directors at the centre of a class action over allegedly conflicted remuneration have slammed the case as “misconceived” and argue […]

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Westpac gives court more reasons to uphold win in ASIC’s responsible lending case
Appeals October 7, 2019 1:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

Westpac has offered an appeals court two more reasons to affirm its victory in a closely watched responsible lending case brought by the Australian Securities […]

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Full Court finds Bellamy’s cost-capping appeal ‘not strong’, but denies indemnity costs
Class Actions October 7, 2019 4:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

A failed challenge by baby food maker Bellamy’s Australia to a decision rejecting its application to limit legal costs in two class actions was “not […]

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