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Shareholder appeals judge’s refusal to freeze AMP class action
Class Actions 2020-05-11 6:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

A NSW Supreme Court decision refusing to put a Maurice Blackburn-led shareholder class action against AMP on ice pending a High Court challenge has been […]

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Court won’t freeze AMP class action amid High Court appeal
Appeals 2020-05-08 5:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has declined to put a Maurice Blackburn-led class action against AMP on hold while the High Court decides whether to overturn a ruling […]

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AMP class action should be put on ice until High Court ruling on beauty parade, court hears
Class Actions 2020-04-30 9:19 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Maurice Blackburn’s shareholder class action against AMP should be put on ice until the High Court decides whether a ruling in last year’s beauty parade […]

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High Court may pick apart choice of Maurice Blackburn in AMP class action contest
Analysis 2020-04-21 11:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

The power of courts to choose a single winner from a contest of competing class actions is not the likely target of the High Court […]

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High Court takes up challenge to AMP class action beauty parade
Appeals 2020-04-17 2:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has agreed to weigh in on a decision last year to pick Maurice Blackburn’s case as the winner of a beauty parade […]

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Tips from top barristers on litigating in a virtual courtroom
Feature 2020-04-14 10:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

The novel coronavirus pandemic has forced Australian courtrooms into the virtual world, with many barristers and solicitors litigating via phone or video for the first […]

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Judge to approve $127M VW class action settlement, but 25% uplift may be axed
Class Actions 2020-03-26 9:08 pm By Alison Eveleigh

After almost five years of litigation, a Federal Court judge said he will approve a $127.1 million settlement of five class actions against Volkswagen over […]

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Sydney light rail case ‘wholly unsuitable’ as a class action, Transport for NSW tells court
Class Actions 2020-02-06 1:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

The NSW government has flagged a possible challenge to a class action over Sydney’s $3 billion delayed light rail project as the four-week trial scheduled […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2019
Class Actions 2020-01-09 11:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Companies and other defendants forked over big sums last year to settle more than 20 class actions, with a total of at least $734 million […]

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VW class action judge frowns on bid for common fund order
Class Actions 2019-12-11 11:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing the settlement approval process in multiple class actions against Volkswagen over the diesel emissions scandal has criticised an application for a common […]

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