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Judge scolds parties for delaying funder’s landmark appeal by three months
Appeals 2020-03-05 1:34 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Litigation funder Augusta Ventures has had its appeal of a groundbreaking ruling that put it on the hook for security for costs in a Fair […]

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No end in sight for epic Queensland floods class action
Class Actions 2020-02-21 12:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Dam operator Seqwater will appeal its loss in a long-running class action over the 2011 Queensland floods that destroyed over 2,000 homes, a move derided […]

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Dam operators found negligent in Queensland floods class actions
Class Actions 2019-11-29 11:41 am By Miklos Bolza

The NSW Supreme Court has ruled against the operators of two Queensland dams as well as the state government, finding they were vicariously liable for […]

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Funder appeals ruling over security in Fair Work class actions
Employment 2019-11-12 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Litigation funder Augusta Ventures has brought its promised appeal of a groundbreaking ruling that put it on the hook for paying security for costs in […]

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Funder to appeal landmark ruling on security in Fair Work class actions
Employment 2019-10-28 4:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

A litigation funder is planning to challenge a landmark Federal Court ruling that found for the first time that funders can be ordered to pay […]

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Court can order security against funders in Fair Work class actions, judge rules
Employment 2019-10-08 9:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

A landmark ruling has found judges have the power to order security against litigation funders backing Fair Work class actions, in a decision that could […]

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Judge won’t join insurer to Reed Construction liquidator’s insolvent trading case
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-08-12 5:55 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has refused to join the insurer of collapsed Sydney builder Reed Constructions to insolvent trading proceedings brought by the company’s liquidators, after finding […]

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$6M Bank of Queensland class action settlement one claim under insurance policy, appeals court says
Insurance 2019-08-06 9:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has found insurers AIG Australia and Catlin Australia have to cover part of a $6 million settlement agreed to by Bank of […]

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Judge has ‘real misgivings’ about security for costs bid in casual worker class actions
Class Actions 2019-06-17 10:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has baulked at an application by labour hire company Chandler Macleod and BHP unit Mt Arthur Coal seeking security for their legal costs […]

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$6M class action settlement is one claim under insurance policy, Bank of Queensland says
Class Actions 2019-05-14 8:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Bank of Queensland has criticised a judgment which found the bank’s insurance policy left it on the hook for a $6 million settlement of […]

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