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Aveo class action judge appoints first-ever amicus in fight over opt-out notice
Class Actions 2022-06-02 3:49 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing a class action against retirement home provider Aveo Group has appointed an amicus curiae for what is believed to be the first […]

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Aveo slams ‘extraordinary’ and ‘unprecedented’ funding order in class action
Class Actions 2022-06-01 11:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

A foreshadowed application for a funding order in a class action that would put a lien on some group members’ homes was “entirely unprecedented and […]

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Aveo says class action opt out notice would ‘scare’ elderly people
Class Actions 2022-04-21 5:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Retirement home provider Aveo Group has opposed a proposed opt out notice that it says would “scare” elderly people by warning the funder that’s backing […]

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Sailors seek ‘very high figure’ in Navy training class action
Class Actions 2022-02-28 6:38 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The federal government has argued it should not have to pay the “very high figure” former Royal Australian Navy sailors are seeking in compensation for […]

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Court tosses appeal of $1.96M judgment awarded to cryptocurrency trader
Appeals 2021-12-03 2:12 pm By Cindy Cameronne

An appeals court has thrown out a challenge to a judgment awarding a cryptocurrency trader $1.96 million in cash and a property purchased for $1.5 […]

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‘Millions of dollars of cash in bags’: Cryptocurrency trader wins lawsuit against fraudster
Financial Services 2021-03-30 4:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

A cryptocurrency trader has won judgment of over $1.96 million in a NSW Supreme Court lawsuit against companies owned by a convicted fraudster over a […]

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Court approves settlement with ANZ in 7-Eleven class actions
Franchises 2020-08-25 6:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has signed off on a settlement that releases ANZ from two class actions by 7-Eleven franchisees that alleged the bank engaged in unconscionable […]

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Why the case against contingency fees does not stack up
Expert Insights 2020-03-16 2:20 pm By Editor

Legal professional associations across the country have recently been speaking out against the impending introduction in Victoria of percentage-based or “contingency” fees charged by plaintiff […]

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Westpac settles class action over alleged Ponzi scheme
Class Actions 2019-06-12 8:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

Banking giant Westpac has settled an investor class action brought by Levitt Robinson for its alleged role in an unregistered managed investment scheme. The settlement […]

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Class actions in NSW Supreme Court do not require plaintiffs to have a claim against all defendants
Expert Insights 2019-03-21 9:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

In a first for the NSW Supreme Court, Judge Peter Garling last week found that the plaintiff in a class action does not need to […]

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