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Westpac slams Shine’s ‘sales pitch’ in class action opt out notice
Class Actions February 21, 2020 10:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

Westpac has criticised Shine Lawyers for allegedly turning a registration and opt out notice to class action members into a ‘sales pitch’ designed to book-build […]

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Funder to continue backing Westpac insurance class action, for now
Class Actions February 12, 2020 11:43 am By Miklos Bolza

The funder behind a class action against Westpac over allegedly excessive insurance premiums has confirmed that it will continue backing the case despite earlier concerns […]

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Westpac class action on shaky ground after High Court ruling
Class Actions December 19, 2019 6:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

The funder behind a class action against Westpac over allegedly excessive insurance premiums that was at the centre of a successful High Court challenge to […]

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$27M Fitch class action settlement approved after scolding by judge
Class Actions July 25, 2019 7:10 pm By Amelia Birnie

Group members in the Fitch Ratings class action have recovered almost 95 per cent of their losses in a $27 million settlement, which was narrowly […]

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“I’d be happy to mediate it myself”: Judge cheers talks in Fitch class action
Class Actions May 23, 2019 7:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

Parties in an ongoing four-and-a-half year long investor class action against Fitch Ratings have agreed to a second round of mediation after a prior attempt […]

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Commonwealth Bank told investors Sigma credit rating withdrawal a ‘technical’ issue
Class Actions March 21, 2019 5:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia, facing cross-claims by credit ratings agency Fitch in a class action alleging it gave¬†false or misleading double A and triple […]

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Fitch expert challenged in investor class action over toxic CDOs
Class Actions November 23, 2018 5:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

An expert witness in an investor class action against Fitch Ratings over toxic financial products is no expert at all, the lead applicant told the […]

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