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Ernst & Young to be sued in class action over Slater & Gordon audits
Accounting 2020-10-09 1:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

Professional services firm EY UK has been added as a respondent in a shareholder class action against Pitcher Partners over advice given to law firm […]

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Judge calls for legislative reforms as appeals court transfers Uber class action
Class Actions 2020-09-08 11:34 am By Alison Eveleigh

An appeals court has dealt with complex jurisdiction and limitations issues in transferring one of three class actions against ride sharing giant Uber to another […]

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ASIC won’t take action against Commonwealth Bank over AUSTRAC matter
Financial Services 2020-08-26 11:55 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission will not take action against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia or any of its directors of officers in relation […]

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Boral faces third shareholder class action over US biz disclosures
Class Actions 2020-08-26 10:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

Construction giant Boral must now contend with three class actions by shareholders alleging it failed to disclose financial problems with its US windows business, but […]

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Law firm to drop class action against Pitcher Partners over Slater and Gordon audits
Class Actions 2020-07-30 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 2020-07-15 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 2020-07-10 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 2020-07-10 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 2020-07-08 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 2020-07-07 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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