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‘Cranky’ judge slams ‘disgraceful’ year-long privilege fight in class action against Westpac units
Class Actions 2021-11-18 4:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has scolded Slater & Gordon and two Westpac subsidiaries for a “disgraceful” privilege spat in a class action over allegedly excessive superannuation fees […]

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Law firm wants to use class action list to help group members in Tandem liquidation
Class Actions 2021-11-01 9:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Shine Lawyers is seeking court permission to use a list of employees provided by collapsed telecommunications contractor Tandem in a stayed class action to assist […]

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Banks lose cases against directors over $2.8B collapse of steel giant Arrium
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-08-17 12:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has dismissed two cases brought by the Commonwealth Bank, Westpac and other lenders against directors of the failed steel giant Arrium, saying he […]

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ASIC wins bad advice case against IOOF unit RI Advice
Financial Services 2021-08-02 10:30 am By Cindy Cameronne

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has won its case against IOOF unit RI Advice, with a judge finding the financial services firm failed to […]

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Tandem enters administration, scuttling $400M sham contracting class action
Employment 2021-07-07 9:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

A $400 million class action brought by Shine Lawyers against a major Telstra and Foxtel contractor will be stayed after the company was placed into […]

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Arrium settlement was a ‘substantial compromise’, judge says
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-07-05 4:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement reached in a lawsuit by the liquidators of collapsed steel giant Arrium against 10 former company directors accused of insolvent trading has been […]

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Settlement reached in lawsuit against Arrium directors
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-05-05 5:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A mid-trial settlement has been reached in a lawsuit brought by the liquidators of collapsed steel giant Arrium against 10 former company directors and officers […]

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Trustee of Mayfair’s IPO Wealth looks to dodge liability in $86M class action
Class Actions 2021-04-26 5:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

The trustee of Mayfair Group’s collapsed IPO Wealth Fund has denied claims in a class action that it misled investors who lost $86 million when […]

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ASIC triumphs in ‘bad advice’ case against IOOF unit
Financial Services 2021-03-24 12:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former financial advisor employed by an IOOF unit accused of taking hefty commissions for steering investors towards risky investments contravened the financial advice provisions […]

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Herbert Smith Freehills says Arrium lenders ‘a million miles away’ from properly run case
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-03-04 6:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has attacked a lawsuit brought by a group of lenders against collapsed steel giant Arrium, rejecting claims that $430 million […]

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