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Appeals court revives $20M tip fire class action against NSW council
Class Actions April 23, 2019 3:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An appeals court has revived a class action against a NSW council over loss and damage resulting from a 2009 tip rubbish fire, awarding the […]

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Common fund bid in toxic foam class action dismissed after applicant bristles at more scrutiny
Class Actions April 12, 2019 11:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has tossed an application for a common fund order in a class action over the use of toxic foam on a RAAF base […]

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RCR Tomlinson class actions will fight to stay alive
Class Actions April 12, 2019 11:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two class actions against collapsed engineering firm RCR Tomlinson may be dismissed earlier than expected unless the Supreme Court allows them proceed against a liquidator […]

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Charges still not finalised in groundbreaking ANZ criminal cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection April 9, 2019 11:05 am By Miklos Bolza

Charges in the criminal cartel case against ANZ, Citigroup and Deutsche Bank over a $2.5 billion ANZ institutional share placement have yet to be finalised, […]

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Founder of NewLaw firm guilty of professional misconduct for ‘cavalier approach’
Legal Ethics April 9, 2019 9:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

NewLaw pioneer and founder of Bespoke Law, Jeremy Szwider, has been found guilty of professional misconduct and unsatisfactory professional conduct after taking on a case […]

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Liquidators settle case over collapse of funder Centaur Litigation
Restructuring & Insolvency April 8, 2019 11:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Liquidators of failed Centaur Litigation have reached a settlement in their lawsuit against the accountant of fraudster Scott Williams, who was accused of lying to […]

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Judge calls for joint expert report in ASIC’s insurance churn case against AMP
Financial Services April 8, 2019 7:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

An argument over the admissibility of an expert report produced by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission in its insurance churn case against AMP was […]

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Novel challenge to IP Australia’s building patent grant dropped
Intellectual Property April 8, 2019 8:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

A case simultaneously challenging IP Australia’s decisions to accept, grant and certify an innovation patent owned by one of Australia’s biggest building product companies has […]

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Funder to get 30% cut of confidential KPMG class action settlement
Class Actions April 5, 2019 1:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Litigation funder Litigation Capital Management will snap up 30 percent of a confidential settlement amount that KPMG has fought to keep under wraps in a […]

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Addisons partner can inspect documents in Bega, Fonterra trade mark dispute
Intellectual Property April 5, 2019 9:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Bega Cheese has presuaded a court to allow a partner from Addisons Lawyers to access select confidential documents, expanding the confidentiality regime at the heart […]

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