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Piper Alderman says costs breach in KPMG class action ‘obviously accidental’
Class Actions May 31, 2019 2:42 pm By Amelia Birnie

Piper Alderman has urged a judge to excuse its “obviously accidental” breach of legal profession costs regulations in its Discovery Metals investor class action against […]

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Judge questions Piper Alderman’s $3.5M legal bill in KPMG class action
Class Actions May 28, 2019 1:59 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has questioned whether he should approve the $3.5 million legal bill in the settled Discovery Metals shareholder class action against KPMG, amid concerns […]

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Court approves confidential KPMG class action settlement over objections
Class Actions May 27, 2019 9:32 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has signed off on the confidential settlement of a shareholder class action brought against KPMG relating to the failed $830 million hostile takeover […]

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Paltar Petroleum to be wound up after judge finds ‘too much uncertainty’ in DOCA
Restructuring & Insolvency May 10, 2019 10:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Oil exploration company Paltar Petroleum will be wound up after a judge rejected a proposed deed of company arrangement as containing “too much uncertainty”. Federal […]

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Funder to get 30% cut of confidential KPMG class action settlement
Class Actions April 5, 2019 1:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Litigation funder Litigation Capital Management will snap up 30 percent of a confidential settlement amount that KPMG has fought to keep under wraps in a […]

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KPMG settles class action over $840M failed takeover offer
Class Actions April 2, 2019 8:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement has been reached in a class action against KPMG alleging it providing a misleading expert report to copper miner Discovery Metals that was […]

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Deloitte contributed to Dick Smith’s downfall, class actions now claim
Class Actions March 18, 2019 8:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is facing claims by the lead applicants in two class actions against failed retail giant Dick Smith alleging its poor accounting practices […]

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Quintis class fails in bid for speedy common fund order
Class Actions February 13, 2019 9:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has put a proposal for a common fund order in a class action against sandalwood producer Quintis on hold as the court awaits […]

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Law firm can’t replace uncooperative expert in KPMG class action, judge says
Financial Services February 22, 2019 4:17 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has denied law firm Piper Alderman’s request to replace an uncooperative expert witness in a class action against KPMG over a failed takeover […]

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NSW gov’t pans Sydney light rail contractor for case delays
Construction October 19, 2018 10:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

The New South Wales transportation regulator in charge of the Sydney light rail project says contractor Acciona Infrastructure is delaying a lawsuit over $1.2 billion […]

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