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‘Time for commercial reality to bite’: Judge orders class closure in Takata air bags class actions
Class Actions 2019-11-01 3:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing seven class actions against some of the world’s largest car makers over defective Takata airbags has ordered that class closure take place […]

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High Court to hear Securency appeal after $65M ‘shabby fraud’ award slashed
Article 2019-10-23 4:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has granted a Nigerian agent tricked into terminating his contract with international bank note manufacturer CCL Secure special leave to appeal a […]

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Judge ‘outraged’ by terms of ACCC’s $75M dieselgate settlement with VW
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-10-16 8:41 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge is considering whether he can increase a record $75 million civil penalty settlement reached by Volkswagen and the ACCC over the dieselgate scandal, […]

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Lloyd’s loses bid for quick dismissal of NAB’s $655M insurance lawsuit
Insurance 2019-09-23 8:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Three syndicates of Lloyd’s London have failed in their bid to toss a case brought by National Australia Bank seeking £357 million ($655 million) in […]

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VW reaches in-principle dieselgate agreement with ACCC
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-09-23 2:10 pm By Amelia Birnie

Volkswagen is nearing the end of the road of the dieselgate scandal in Australia, as the car company agrees to an in-principle resolution of enforcement […]

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Judge frowns on ‘moronic approach’ to group member sign-up in Takata class actions
Class Actions 2019-09-05 9:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a group of class actions against car manufacturers over faulty Takata airbags has questioned a simplified group registration and opt out process […]

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Jardine Lloyd Thompson hit with second class action over excessive premiums
Insurance 2019-09-03 9:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Insurance broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson is facing a second class action on behalf of local councils claiming it charged inflated premiums. Law firm Quinn Emanuel […]

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Judge promises no ‘mystery tour’ in Takata air bags class actions
Class Actions 2019-07-25 4:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing seven class actions against car makers over defective Takata airbags has shot down the applicants’ opposition to a soft class closure order […]

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Banknote maker CCL Secure wins dramatic cut of $65M judgment in ‘shabby fraud’ case
Appeals 2019-05-24 10:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has slashed a damages judgment against international banknote manufacturer CCL Secure in a case alleging it tricked its Nigerian agent into signing […]

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Ex-Radio Rentals CEO dragged into class action, says he ‘can’t afford lawyers’
Class Actions 2019-05-09 11:13 am By Amelia Birnie

A judge has granted a bid to add former Radio Rentals CEO James Marshall and the beleaguered company’s insurer, AIG Australia, as respondents in a […]

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