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Victoria’s approach to carriage fights better than Federal Court, says judge
Class Actions 2024-02-27 5:22 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing an appeal in a carriage dispute in a class action against Jaguar Land Rover over allegedly defective diesel filters has said he […]

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‘So what?’ Judge says rate-rigging class action can’t impose views on registration
Class Actions 2024-02-27 9:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has ordered soft class closure ahead of mediation in a class action against five major banks over alleged foreign exchange rate-rigging, saying the applicant’s subjective view on what will assist mediation should not be imposed on the banks.

‘Don’t you want to know who you’re acting for?’: Judge probes applicant in rate-rigging class action
Class Actions 2024-02-26 4:33 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has questioned the applicant’s opposition to soft class closure in a class action accusing five major banks of rate-rigging, a measure the banks […]

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ACCC faced ‘formidable obstacle’ in fight against ANZ, Suncorp merger
Analysis 2024-02-20 10:30 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The ACCC’s rejection of a $4.9 billion merger between ANZ and Suncorp was hardly surprising given the concentrated nature of the home loans market, but […]

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ACCC’s decision blocking $4.9B ANZ, Suncorp merger overturned by competition tribunal
Competition & Consumer Protection 2024-02-20 9:56 am By Cindy Cameronne

The ACCC’s decision to block a $4.9 billion merger between ANZ and Suncorp has been set aside, with a tribunal finding the transaction will not […]

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Picking class action winner on strength of law firm’s experience entrenches dominance, appeal says
Class Actions 2024-01-31 11:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

A law firm that lost a contest to run a class action against Toyota unit Hino has appealed a decision to give the case to […]

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App store class actions funder can view ‘sensitive’ Apple data
Class Actions 2024-01-19 5:09 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Apple has failed to prevent a funder from accessing data that will allow it to estimate potential damages in a class action it’s bankrolling over […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2023
Top 10 Class Action Settlements 2024-01-05 4:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Companies and government entities paid out less to settle class actions in 2023 than in the previous two years, with no mega settlements hitting their […]

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Maurice Blackburn beats out rival in contest to run Hino class action
Class Actions 2023-12-15 11:10 am By Sam Matthews

A judge has awarded carriage of a class action against Toyota unit Hino to Maurice Blackburn, finding that the law firm’s experience and resources trumped […]

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‘We don’t know’ not a reason to block $4.9B Suncorp merger, ANZ says
Financial Services 2023-12-04 11:17 pm By Cindy Cameronne

ANZ has criticised the ACCC’s objection to its planned $4.9 billion merger with Suncorp, arguing before a tribunal that the alleged “uncertain” effects on competition […]

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