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Twin Quintis class actions squabble about ‘overly complicated’ case
Class Actions September 11, 2019 10:00 pm By Amelia Birnie

The plaintiffs in one of two shareholder class actions brought against troubled sandalwood producer Quintis have complained about potential delays that could result from the […]

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$29M Radio Rentals settlement clears hurdle after ex-CEO cries prejudice
Class Actions September 4, 2019 10:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

The $29 million settlement in the Radio Rentals ‘Rent, Try, $1 Buy’ class action is back on track after concerns by former CEO James Marshall […]

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Radio Rentals, AIG to pay $29M to settle ‘Rent, Try, Buy’ class action
Class Actions September 3, 2019 10:43 am By Christine Caulfield

Radio Rentals and its insurer, AIG, have reached a $29 million settlement in a consumer class action alleging the company pushed misleading ‘Rent, Try, $1 […]

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Radio Rentals, AIG ‘very close’ to settling consumer class action, court hears
Class Actions September 2, 2019 9:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

A consumer class action against Radio Rentals over its ‘Rent, Try, $1 Buy’ scheme is “very close” to settling, a court heard Monday, with just […]

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Radio Rentals applicants fear prejudice if settlement talks break down
Class Actions August 22, 2019 3:45 pm By Amelia Birnie

The applicants in the Radio Rentals “Rent, Try $1 Buy” class action have flagged the potential for prejudice caused by the respondents’ late evidence, with […]

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Quintis founder seeks transcripts of ASIC interviews
ASIC August 22, 2019 8:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Six individuals interviewed by ASIC in relation to the collapse of sandalwood producer Quintis have sought leave to intervene in the regulator’s case against the […]

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Google gets contempt of court charge set aside in case over defamatory reviews
Defamation August 13, 2019 9:03 pm By Amelia Birnie

A contempt of court prosecution ordered against Google for failing to immediately remove allegedly defamatory online reviews has been thrown out, with a judge saying […]

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Judge rejects ‘arguably excessive’ funder’s commission in KPMG class action
Class Actions July 31, 2019 11:52 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has rejected a proposed common fund order in the settled KPMG class action, saying the funder’s commission was “arguably excessive” and could result […]

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Radio Rentals class action looking for admissions in AIG insurance claim docs
Class Actions July 24, 2019 1:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a class action against Radio Rentals wants access to correspondence relating to the appliance leasing company’s insurance coverage with AIG Australia, […]

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Judge urges Grant Thornton to consider Chinese wall in KPMG class action settlement
Class Actions July 22, 2019 10:10 pm By Amelia Birnie

The settlement of the Discovery Metals investor class action against KPMG has experienced another setback, after scheme administrator Grant Thornton flagged a potential conflict of […]

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