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Top 10 class action settlements of 2020
Analysis 2021-01-12 10:46 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Payouts in class actions in 2020 largely kept pace with the previous year despite the financial strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, with companies and other […]

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Maurice Blackburn did not breach obligations in TWE class action, Full Court finds
Appeals 2020-12-17 4:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has tossed an appeal by Treasury Wine Estates claiming that Maurice Blackburn and barrister Guy Donnellan breached their obligations in preparing […]

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‘We have to get this case moving’: Judge orders indictment be filed in ANZ cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-12-15 12:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Federal Court judge who is now overseeing a high stakes criminal cartel case against several investment banks and individuals over a $2.5 billion ANZ […]

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Last stop for ACCC as High Court refuses leave to appeal Pacific National, Aurizon deal
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-12-08 1:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

The ACCC has reached the end of the line in its challenge to Pacific National’s $205 million acquisition of Aurizon’s Acacia Ridge Terminal in Queensland, […]

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Law firm ‘took advantage’ of privileged position in filing Treasury Wines class action, court told
Class Actions 2020-11-27 7:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Treasury Wine Estates has accused plaintiffs law firm Maurice Blackburn and barrister Guy Donnellan of “taking advantage” of their privileged position by using evidence discovered […]

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High Court questions power to hold class action contests
Class Actions 2020-11-11 11:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

That a first filed case should be the presumptive winner in a competition between class actions seemed a losing argument before the High Court on […]

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Class action beauty parade takes centre stage at High Court
Class Actions 2020-11-09 10:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

The eyes of class action lawyers will be on the High Court Tuesday as it hears arguments over a judge’s power to choose a single […]

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‘The Ben Hur of cartel class actions’: Rate-rigging case comes under attack
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-10-08 6:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

Five investment banks facing a class action for their alleged rigging of foreign exchange rates have slammed the “unclear” and “incredibly vague” case, saying it […]

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Full Court trashes ACCC appeal over Woolworths ‘eco’ picnic products
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-09-29 7:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has lost its appeal of a ruling that found Woolworths’ environmental claims for its ‘Select Eco’ line of compostable […]

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Judge ‘regrettably’ postpones Boral class action beauty parade in light of High Court challenge
Class Actions 2020-07-10 10:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has pushed off a heated contest between law firms vying to lead a shareholder class action against construction giant Boral for what could […]

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