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Court approves $14.6M settlement in Ashley Services class action
Class Actions June 13, 2019 1:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has approved a $14.6 million class action settlement with private training company Ashley Services, auditors Deloitte and Grant Thornton, and Holmes Management […]

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ASIC loses market manipulation case against NAB contractor Whitebox
Securities June 11, 2019 4:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has lost its market manipulation action against Whitebox Trading and its director Johannes Boshoff, with the court finding it […]

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Quinn Emanuel to appeal loss in AMP class action beauty parade
Class Actions May 29, 2019 5:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has told the court it will appeal a judgment permanently staying its shareholder class action against AMP over […]

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VW dieselgate hearings postponed over ACCC objections
Class Actions May 22, 2019 10:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

A hearing scheduled for later this year in several class actions and an ACCC proceeding over allegations Volkswagen installed dual-mode software in diesel vehicles to […]

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AMP admits to breaches in ASIC’s insurance churn case
Financial Services May 21, 2019 12:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

AMP’s financial planning unit has admitted it breached the Corporations Act when at least one of its representatives engaged in so-called insurance policy churning, in […]

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Commonwealth Bank says it shouldn’t pay twice to defend two class actions
Class Actions February 25, 2019 11:54 am By Christine Caulfield

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia wants a judge to ensure it doesn’t get hit with double the cost for work defending two shareholder class actions […]

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Court demands greater transparency from ASIC in AMP insurance case
Financial Services January 30, 2019 3:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC has been ordered to reveal the extent of its communications with experts that are compiling a report central to its case against AMP over […]

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Rival law firms backpedal in deal over competing Commonwealth Bank class actions
Class Actions February 6, 2019 9:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firms Maurice Blackburn and Phi Finney McDonald have stepped back from a proposed consolidation of their class actions against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia […]

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Global insurer Jardine Lloyd Thompson can access names of local councils behind class action
Class Actions February 21, 2019 9:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

Global insurer Jardine Lloyd Thompson has won access to the identities of local councils suing it in a NSW class action brought by Quinn Emanuel […]

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CBA open to consolidation of dual class actions
Class Actions December 4, 2018 12:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia is open to a proposal to consolidate two shareholder class actions filed over alleged breaches of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism […]

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