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High Court to hear wrongful death case over Queensland airplane crash
Appeals September 17, 2019 6:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two Australian companies have won their application for special leave to the High Court as they continue their fight to shut down a wrongful death […]

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Court’s ‘auction’ approach in GetSwift slammed in bid to revive AMP class action
Appeals August 26, 2019 9:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

The barrister leading an appeal seeking to revive Quinn Emanuel’s fees for no service class action against AMP has criticised the approach taken in the […]

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Pitcher Partners can’t escape $5.6M judgment over concealed accounting botch job
Appeals July 23, 2019 1:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

Pitcher Partners has lost its challenge to a ruling socking it with a $5.6 million bill for an accounting error concealed from client Neville’s Bus […]

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Garuda hit with $19M penalty for air cargo price-fixing
Competition & Consumer Protection May 30, 2019 10:46 am By Amelia Birnie

Indonesian national airline Garuda has been slapped with a $19 million penalty in the ACCC’s decade-long global cartel case over air cargo price-fixing, bringing the […]

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Common fund orders fulfil class action promise, lawyers tell historic appeals court
Appeals February 5, 2019 10:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

Common fund orders are the completion of the notion of class actions envisaged when the regime was introduced 27 years ago, a joint-sitting of two […]

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Common fund orders in class actions either ‘premature’ or ‘pointless’, joint appeals court told
Appeals February 4, 2019 8:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeal before a historic joint sitting of two courts over so-called common fund orders in class actions kicked off Monday with a full bench of […]

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ASIC wins High Court battle in Prime Trust saga
Appeals December 13, 2018 8:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission has largely prevailed on appeal to the High Court in its case against former directors of collapsed retirement village […]

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Court rejects Westpac’s $35M settlement with ASIC
Financial Services November 13, 2018 11:41 am By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has thrown out a proposed $35 million settlement between ASIC and Westpac over responsible lending breaches, saying the agreement was “unworkable” and […]

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Court urged to reject $35M Westpac settlement with ASIC
Financial Services October 24, 2018 8:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Solicitor-General Justin Gleeson, SC, told a Federal Court judge Wednesday to reject a proposed $35 million deal between ASIC and Westpac, saying the bank […]

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