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Property group Cromwell loses discovery bid for case against hostile suitor ARA
Corporate 2020-10-21 11:44 am By Christine Caulfield

Real estate investment giant Cromwell Property Group will not get the court’s help in pursuing a case of “unlawful association” against its largest shareholder, Singapore-based […]

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Tandem unit’s bid to shut down sham contracting class action fails again
Employment 2020-11-30 2:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

A unit of telecommunications contractor Tandem has lost an appeal in its fight over the validity of a sham contracting class action by technicians alleging […]

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‘Solicitors love them’: Judge rails against discovery ‘tsunami’ in class actions
Class Actions 2020-10-15 11:47 am By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a class action against Westpac over superannuation fees has criticised costly discovery processes that produce a “tsunami of material”, most of which […]

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ISignthis ups damages in case against ASX to $264M
Securities 2020-08-21 10:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

Fintech company iSignthis, which initially sought $27 million from the ASX in a suit alleging the market operator’s suspension of its share led to lost […]

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Banksia judge to hear case against lawyer Alex Elliott after appeals court nixes recusal bid
Appeals 2020-10-02 1:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has dismissed a second bid by lawyer Alex Elliott to have the judge overseeing the Banksia class action disqualified from hearing claims […]

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iSignthis racks up $1M legal bill in battle with ASX
Financial Services 2020-08-31 4:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fintech firm iSignthis has revealed that it has spent over $1 million in legal costs pursuing its $264 million lawsuit over misleading and deceptive conduct […]

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ISignthis seeks $27M in damages from ASX
Article 2020-06-23 10:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

ISignthis is ramping up its battle against the ASX, seeking court approval to amend its lawsuit against the exchange to seek more than $27 million […]

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Elliott doesn’t have to give ‘full and frank’ explanation of alleged role in Banksia fee scandal
Class Actions 2020-09-23 9:35 pm By Alison Eveleigh

An appeals court has set aside an order requiring Alex Elliott, the son of the funder behind the Banksia securities class action, to give a […]

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Costs orders should be the exception in funded Fair Work cases, judge says
Employment 2020-07-09 11:01 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The parties in a ‘sham’ contracting class action brought on behalf of telecommunications workers have both lost bids to recover interlocutory costs, with a judge […]

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iSignthis now wants $464M in share suspension suit against ASX
Securities 2020-09-02 9:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

Fintech company iSignthis has upped its demand for damages in a lawsuit against ASX for a second time, filing documents with the Federal Court that […]

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