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Judge ‘outraged’ by terms of ACCC’s $75M dieselgate settlement with VW
Competition & Consumer Protection October 16, 2019 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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Westpac gives court more reasons to uphold win in ASIC’s responsible lending case
Appeals October 7, 2019 1:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

Westpac has offered an appeals court two more reasons to affirm its victory in a closely watched responsible lending case brought by the Australian Securities […]

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VW reaches in-principle dieselgate agreement with ACCC
Competition & Consumer Protection September 23, 2019 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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VW settles landmark dieselgate class actions for up to $127M
Class Actions September 16, 2019 10:28 am By Amelia Birnie

After four years of litigation, the Volkswagen diesel emissions class actions have reached an in-principle settlement of up to $127.1 million, with affected consumers expected […]

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Bannister Law told to pipe down from ‘back of the bus’ in VW dieselgate class actions settlement
Class Actions September 16, 2019 10:15 pm By Amelia Birnie

Boutique class action firm Bannister Law has been told “not to make too much noise” from its spot at “the back of the bus” in […]

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‘That’s something that happens in Victoria’: NSW judge hesitant to reallocate VW class actions settlement approval
Class Actions September 16, 2019 10:22 pm By Amelia Birnie

The judge overseeing multiple class actions against Volkswagen over its dieselgate emissions scandal has said he will “need persuading” before reallocating the settlement approval to […]

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Judge signs off on contested common fund bid in $1B IAG insurance class action
Class Actions September 13, 2019 9:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has approved a common fund application in a class action against two IAG entities over add-on insurance said to be worth up to […]

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ASIC to challenge ‘uncertainty’ of Westpac responsible lending decision
Appeals September 10, 2019 9:07 pm By Amelia Birnie

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has filed an appeal against the Federal Court’s responsible lending ruling in favour of Westpac, arguing the decision had […]

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‘A degree of chaos’: Judge questions IAG common fund as High Court decision looms
Insurance August 16, 2019 8:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has questioned a bid for a common fund order in a class action against two IAG entities over allegedly worthless add-on insurance, saying […]

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Westpac defeats ASIC home loan case
Breaking News August 13, 2019 11:43 am By Amelia Birnie

Westpac has defeated a responsible lending case brought by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission in relation to almost 262,000 home loans, with the Federal […]

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