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ASIC pushes for $15M fine in NAB ‘Introducer’ case, but judge questions scope of investigation
Financial Services 2020-07-20 9:21 pm By Alison Eveleigh

ASIC has called for a $15 million penalty against National Australia Bank over its scandal-ridden ‘Introducer’ loan referral program, but a judge has questioned the […]

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More law firms pulled into Quintis class action as $46M insurance dispute heats up
Insurance 2020-07-03 4:06 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Three law firms will represent the insurers in new proceedings launched to resolve a $46 million insurance question delaying settlement of two shareholder class actions […]

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Witness in ex-Quintis director’s trial must give evidence in person, judge says
White Collar 2020-06-23 5:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

In a defeat to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, a judge has found a key witness in the trial against former Quintis director Frank […]

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Quintis class action settlement delayed again over $46M insurance question
Class Actions 2020-05-29 5:16 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The settlement of two shareholder class actions against sandalwood producer Quintis has been delayed for a second time, as the parties continue to investigate the […]

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Settling plaintiffs get first dibs on Parkerville bushfire defendant’s assets
Class Actions 2020-05-08 9:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

The first-past-the-post principle applies to enforcement of settlements in collective actions over a 2014 bushfire in Western Australia, a judge has held, in a ruling […]

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Quintis class action settlement delayed after insurance policy ‘cock-up’
Class Actions 2020-05-07 4:03 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The settlement of two shareholder class actions against sandalwood producer Quintis has been delayed after the company’s eleventh-hour revelation that it may have an extra […]

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Quintis reaches settlement in shareholder class action
Class Actions 2020-04-09 7:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Sandalwood producer Quintis has agreed to settle two class actions by shareholders, but the claims against company founder Frank Wilson and auditor EY will proceed […]

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Rinehart family ordered into mediation in long-running feud over $4B trust
Energy & Natural Resources 2020-03-25 4:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has ordered the Rinehart family to enter mediation in their feud over a $4 billion trust, saying it was “overwhelmingly in the interests […]

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Court has power to make cy-pres orders in class action settlements, judge says
Class Actions 2020-01-17 10:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge who last month approved a $29 million settlement in a consumer class action against Radio Rentals has held that courts have power to […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2019
Class Actions 2020-01-09 11:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Companies and other defendants forked over big sums last year to settle more than 20 class actions, with a total of at least $734 million […]

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