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Ford pushing for 10-day hearing in ‘all-in appeal’ of complex class action decision
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-05-17 3:01 pm By Sam Matthews

Ford is seeking an extended hearing of its appeal from a class action judgment in favour of 185,000 vehicle owners over their allegedly defective cars, […]

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Scenic hit with damages of up to $25M in class action over luxury cruise turned bus tour
Class Actions 2022-04-14 10:19 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has made a long-awaited award of damages to travellers who were promised a “once in a lifetime cruise along the grand waterways of […]

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Virgin scores High Court win in spat with Wells Fargo over leased engines
High Court 2022-03-16 7:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

US bank Wells Fargo and Florida-based aviation leasing company Willis Lease Finance will have to pay $500,000 for the relocation of leased aircraft engines to […]

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Ford class action parties battle over potential appeal blowout
Class Actions 2022-02-25 3:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeal in a class action over Ford’s alleged defective Powershift transmission could blow out by a week, with the applicant filing a cross appeal […]

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MySuper class action back on track with appeals court victory
Class Actions 2021-12-21 4:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a superannuation class action against two IOOF units has successfully appealed a decision that barred the case from proceeding under a […]

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Funder of Qld energy class action takes on MIS rules in appeal
Class Actions 2021-12-16 7:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

A litigation funder has taken aim at a landmark judgment in an appeal of a ruling that found its funding arrangement with group members in […]

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Judge throws out challenge to funding for Queensland energy class action
Class Actions 2021-11-17 10:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has thrown out a lawsuit that argued the funding for a class action against two Queensland energy generators didn’t comply with new regulations […]

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Christian Porter loses court bid for notes of meeting between silk, accuser’s friend
Defamation 2021-11-17 11:17 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has denied former Attorney-General Christian Porter access to material about a crucial meeting involving Jo Dyer, the friend of a woman who accused […]

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High Court shoots down Volkswagen’s challenge to landmark $125M dieselgate penalty
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-11-12 12:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has rejected Volkswagen’s special leave application to challenge a record $125 million penalty for selling cars with a defeat device that allowed […]

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Christian Porter targets former Solicitor-General’s briefs in Jo Dyer appeal
Defamation 2021-10-15 2:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Attorney-General Christian Porter wants to rely on new evidence relating to former Solicitor-General Justin Gleeson SC as he appeals the removal of his high […]

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