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Law firm to drop class action against Pitcher Partners over Slater and Gordon audits
Class Actions July 30, 2020 2:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The law firm behind a long-running class action against Pitcher Partners over its auditing of Slater and Gordon is seeking court approval to drop the […]

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Westpac defends AUSTRAC disclosures in shareholder class action
Class Actions July 15, 2020 7:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

Westpac has denied claims in a shareholder class action filed in the wake of AUSTRAC proceedings alleging 23 million breaches of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism […]

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Judge ‘regrettably’ postpones Boral class action beauty parade in light of High Court challenge
Class Actions July 10, 2020 10:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has pushed off a heated contest between law firms vying to lead a shareholder class action against construction giant Boral for what could […]

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Funder’s average rate of return a factor in approving class action commission, judge says
Class Actions July 10, 2020 8:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

A litigation funder’s average rate of return on its investment in shareholder class actions was one of a number of factors weighed by a judge […]

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CBA won’t hand over docs to class action without AUSTRAC’s blessing
Class Actions July 8, 2020 9:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has refused to provide sought-after documents to the lead applicants of a joint class action against it until AUSTRAC grants […]

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Law firms set stage for Boral class action beauty parade
Class Actions July 7, 2020 9:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two law firms that filed competing shareholder class actions against construction giant Boral have asked the court to permanently stay the other’s proceeding, after the […]

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Judge scolds law firms behind competing Boral class actions
Class Actions June 29, 2020 8:33 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has scolded the law firms behind competing shareholder class actions against Boral for delaying progress of the proceedings, but may wait until the […]

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Domino’s looks to strike out ‘rolled up, confusing’ underpayments class action
Class Actions June 9, 2020 10:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

Domino’s is seeking to strike out portions of the “rolled up, confusing pleading” in a class action over alleged worker underpayments, saying the case cannot […]

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Judge questions if High Court ruling allows common fund orders at settlement
Class Actions April 24, 2020 11:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge presiding over the settlement approval hearing in a shareholder class action against telecommunications company Vocus Group has questioned whether the High Court’s recent […]

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Common fund order slapped down in Vocus class action
Class Actions May 4, 2020 5:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has declined to make a common fund order in approving a $35 million settlement in a shareholder class action against telecommunications firm Vocus […]

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