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Allianz loses bid for class action beauty parade
Class Actions 2021-09-15 1:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has signed off on a proposal by two law firms to jointly run a consolidated class action against Allianz over add-on car insurance, […]

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Judge says MIS regulation ‘doesn’t work’ with class action regime
Class Actions 2021-09-13 11:23 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A Federal Court judge has taken a swipe at new regulations that require class action funding arrangements to be registered as managed investment schemes, saying […]

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Hancock Prospecting loses bid for expanded trial in Rinehart family feud
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-09-13 3:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

Gina Rinehart’s Hancock Prospecting has failed to persuade a court to hold an expanded separate trial on the alleged wrongdoing of the mining magnate in […]

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Hancock Prospecting avoids $3M discovery hit
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-08-18 4:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

Gina Rinehart’s Hancock Prospecting has avoided a discovery order that would cost an estimated $3 million to comply with, with a judge instead ordering that […]

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Funder wants Full Court to throw out landmark class action ruling
Class Actions 2021-08-04 2:38 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The funder backing a class action accusing two energy generators of gaming Queensland’s energy prices wants the Full Federal Court to find the landmark Brookfield […]

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3A Composites fires off barrage of cross-claims in cladding class action
Class Actions 2021-07-23 6:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

The number of lawyers involved in a class action against 3A Composites over allegedly combustible cladding is set to balloon, with the German cladding manufacturer […]

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Full Court may decide critical question in superannuation class actions
Class Actions 2021-07-20 4:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a Maurice Blackburn-led class action against superannuation provider Colonial First State wants the Full Court to determine whether group members still […]

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Lawyers for combustible cladding class action can search Fairview’s offices after discovery failure
Class Actions 2021-07-16 6:06 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Cladding manufacturer Fairview Architectural must allow the group members in a class action over allegedly combustible cladding products to search the company’s offices and access […]

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Allianz says joint class action would eliminate competition in contingency fee rates
Class Actions 2021-07-16 3:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Consolidation of two consumer class actions against Allianz would do away with competition in a contest to lead a single case that would force a […]

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COVID-19 class actions against Victorian government doomed to fail, court told
Class Actions 2021-05-31 10:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two class actions over Victoria’s botched handling of the COVID-19 hotel quarantine program alleged to be responsible for the state’s second pandemic wave plead a […]

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