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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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Judge questions redacted funder’s commission in IAG class action
Class Actions May 24, 2019 1:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has raised questions about a redacted funding agreement in a class action against two IAG units over allegedly worthless add-on insurance products, saying […]

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Westpac slams ASIC for ’19th century approach’ to home loans
Financial Services May 6, 2019 8:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

Banking giant Westpac has criticised the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s old fashioned approach to home loan serviceability, saying its own complex system is more […]

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Woolworths class action homes in on supermarket giant’s price perception problem
Class Actions May 3, 2019 9:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

Woolworths’ knowledge of its poor performance on price perception among shoppers in 2014 is at the centre of a $100 million shareholder class action against […]

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ASIC to face off against Westpac after judge ripped up $35M settlement deal
Financial Services May 2, 2019 9:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission will gets a chance on Monday to prove its claims that Westpac breached responsible lending laws by providing unsuitable […]

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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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Westpac slams Maurice Blackburn for racing to file home loans class action
Class Actions March 22, 2019 3:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

Banking giant Westpac has criticised Maurice Blackburn for rushing to file the first class action in the wake of the banking royal commission’s scathing final […]

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Penalties in VW class actions could be ‘horrendous’, judge says
Class Actions December 12, 2018 5:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has expressed skepticism of Bannister Law’s plan to hire powerhouse US lawyer Kenneth Feinberg, who oversaw the¬†September 11th victims compensation and BP oil […]

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