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Court of Appeal tosses Quinn Emanuel challenge to AMP beauty parade loss
Appeals 2019-10-08 4:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

A challenge by Quinn Emanuel to a NSW Supreme Court decision staying its shareholder class action against AMP has been unanimously dismissed by the Court […]

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BlueScope avoids criminal cartel charges, but exec accused of obstructing ACCC probe
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-10-08 11:56 am By Christine Caulfield

Prosecutors will not lay charges against BlueScope Steel over an alleged price-fixing conspiracy, but its former general manager of sales faces possible jail time after […]

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VW reaches in-principle dieselgate agreement with ACCC
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-09-23 2:10 pm By Amelia Birnie

Volkswagen is nearing the end of the road of the dieselgate scandal in Australia, as the car company agrees to an in-principle resolution of enforcement […]

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CIMIC had no chance of winning stay of competing class action, judge says
Class Actions 2019-09-20 8:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has ordered engineering services firm CIMIC Group to pay the costs of a 2017 attempt to stay a competing class action against it, […]

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Steel giant BlueScope could face criminal charges over alleged cartel
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-09-18 10:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

Prosecutors are weighing criminal charges over alleged cartel conduct the subject of a price-fixing case by the ACCC against BlueScope Steel and former general manager […]

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‘That’s something that happens in Victoria’: NSW judge hesitant to reallocate VW class actions settlement approval
Class Actions 2019-09-16 10:22 pm By Amelia Birnie

The judge overseeing multiple class actions against Volkswagen over its dieselgate emissions scandal has said he will “need persuading” before reallocating the settlement approval to […]

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Bannister Law told to pipe down from ‘back of the bus’ in VW dieselgate class actions settlement
Class Actions 2019-09-16 10:15 pm By Amelia Birnie

Boutique class action firm Bannister Law has been told “not to make too much noise” from its spot at “the back of the bus” in […]

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VW settles landmark dieselgate class actions for up to $127M
Class Actions 2019-09-16 10:28 am By Amelia Birnie

After four years of litigation, the Volkswagen diesel emissions class actions have reached an in-principle settlement of up to $127.1 million, with affected consumers expected […]

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Judge strikes out CIMIC class action claims pleaded in ‘factual vacuum’
Class Actions 2019-09-10 12:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

Engineering services company CIMIC has won a challenge to the pleadings in a shareholder class action against it, with the Federal Court striking out deficient […]

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ACCC loses appeal in cartel case over coal mining licences
Appeals 2019-09-04 3:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has failed in its appeal of a ruling that dismissed its bid-rigging case over mining exploration licences involving Cascade […]

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