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Court appoints contradictor in class action funder’s challenge to MIS rules
Class Actions 2022-03-22 3:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has appointed a contradictor to “take up the cudgels” against funder Litigation Capital Management, which has challenged a judgment refusing to […]

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Court won’t let class action parties pay for judge to travel for Sydney trial
Class Actions 2022-03-10 3:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Federal Court won’t permit a Melbourne-based judge to travel to Sydney on the dime of the parties in a class action against wealth management […]

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Citing ‘leisure wear effect’, MySuper class action seeks in-person hearing
Class Actions 2022-02-08 3:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The parties in a class action accusing a Commonwealth Bank of Australia unit of breaching its superannuation trustee duties want the matter to be heard […]

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Funder of Qld energy class action takes on MIS rules in appeal
Class Actions 2021-12-16 7:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

A litigation funder has taken aim at a landmark judgment in an appeal of a ruling that found its funding arrangement with group members in […]

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‘No prospects of success’: Judge tosses COVID-19 class action over Victoria’s botched hotel quarantine
Class Actions 2021-12-02 11:43 am By Bianca Hrovat

Two landmark class actions seeking damages from the Victorian government for economic losses suffered during last year’s second wave of COVID-19 have been thrown out, […]

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More casuals class actions to be dropped in wake of High Court’s Rossato decision
Employment 2021-12-01 3:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two law firms are seeking court approval to drop class actions brought on behalf of allegedly misclassified casual coal miners, in light of a High […]

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Judge throws out challenge to funding for Queensland energy class action
Class Actions 2021-11-17 10:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has thrown out a lawsuit that argued the funding for a class action against two Queensland energy generators didn’t comply with new regulations […]

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Judge shoots down Colonial First State’s bid for warning in class action opt out notice
Class Actions 2021-11-17 9:29 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A judge has knocked back Colonial First State’s bid to warn around 100,000 group members that even if they opt out of a class action […]

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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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