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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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‘I’ve never seen such nonsense in an affidavit’: Judge flays lawyers in S&P class action
Class Actions 2020-11-27 1:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has lashed out at the legal team behind a class action against S&P over allegedly misleading credit ratings for filing hearsay evidence in […]

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‘An order that has never been made before’: Judge preps for contingency fee hearing
Class Actions 2020-11-19 5:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Victoria Supreme Court judge hearing two competing class actions against Allianz Australia over “junk” insurance has asked the parties for feedback on what she […]

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Funder of live export class action doesn’t need AFSL to sign up new group members
Class Actions 2020-11-12 3:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The group providing funding to claimants in a class action against the federal government over its 2011 ban on live cattle exports to Indonesia does […]

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Litigation funder a ‘stranger’ in S&P class action, not entitled to docs, judge says
Class Actions 2020-10-16 12:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder embroiled in a contractual dispute with a lead applicant in a class action against S&P Global is a stranger to the proceeding […]

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S&P class action applicant wants to look at other applicant’s funding agreement
Class Actions 2020-10-13 3:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

One of the lead applicants in a class action against ratings giant S&P Global, which is involved in a dispute with the funder that’s backing […]

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Barristers for Geoffrey Rush, Westpac among 44 new silks
People In The News 2020-10-02 12:03 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Forty-four barristers have ascended to the senior counsel ranks in NSW and Victoria, including the barrister that represented Geoffrey Rush in his high-profile defamation victory […]

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New class action against S&P faces delay over investor feud with funder
Class Actions 2020-09-04 1:15 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A new class action against S&P Global is facing potential delays as the two lead applicants — one embroiled in a battle over its funding […]

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Government won’t challenge loss in live export class action
Class Actions 2020-07-22 10:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Federal Government will not challenge a ruling in a class action brought on behalf of live exporters which found a total ban on live […]

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Government hit with $2.9M judgment in live export class action
Class Actions 2020-06-29 1:30 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The lead applicant in a class action against the Federal Government over its total ban on live cattle exports to Indonesia in 2011 has been […]

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