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High Court won’t hear Melco’s challenge to doc production order in Crown inquiry
Securities June 10, 2020 2:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

Hong Kong-based casino group Melco Resorts has lost an application for special leave to the High Court to weigh in on a ruling that a […]

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Court suppresses details of Grosvenor, Vannin co-funding agreement
Competition & Consumer Protection May 18, 2020 4:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has granted a request from Grosvenor Litigation Services, the funder that backed two class actions against Volkswagen over its emissions cheating scandal, to […]

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ACCC says lower fine ‘appropriate’ in VW appeal of record $125M ‘dieselgate’ penalty
Competition & Consumer Protection May 5, 2020 12:58 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission maintains its $75 million settlement agreement with Volkswagen over the emissions cheating scandal was “appropriate”, as VW progresses its […]

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Landmark ruling nixing class closure orders likely to reach High Court
Analysis April 23, 2020 9:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

A ruling Wednesday that struck down class closure orders — a device used by judges in class actions for the past two decades — has […]

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Courts don’t have power to make class closure orders, appeals court says
Class Actions April 22, 2020 6:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has overturned a ruling ordering class closure in seven representative proceedings against car makers over defective Takata airbags, finding courts do not […]

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Tips from top barristers on litigating in a virtual courtroom
Feature April 14, 2020 10:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

The novel coronavirus pandemic has forced Australian courtrooms into the virtual world, with many barristers and solicitors litigating via phone or video for the first […]

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Melco must produce docs to Crown Resorts inquiry, appeals court says
White Collar March 12, 2020 10:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

Hong Kong-based casino group Melco Resorts must hand over documents claimed to be privileged to a NSW public inquiry into James Packer’s Crown Resorts, with […]

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Merivale slams pleadings in $129M underpayment class action
Class Actions March 12, 2020 12:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has ordered the lead applicant in a $129 million underpayment class action against Merivale to fill gaps in his case, after the hospitality […]

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Federal Court grapples with own practice note in IAG insurance class action
Class Actions March 10, 2020 4:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

With the common fund order tossed in a class action against two IAG entities over allegedly worthless add-on insurance, a Federal Court judge on Tuesday […]

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Government reaches settlement in toxic foam class actions
Class Actions February 27, 2020 10:55 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement has been reached in three class action against the Commonwealth of Australia over the use of allegedly toxic firefighting foam at government military […]

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