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ASIC scores ‘narrow’ win in case against ex-Tennis Australia director
ASIC 2020-07-31 12:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has handed ASIC a “narrow” win in its action against former Tennis Australia director Harold Mitchell, tossing most of the regulator’s case and […]

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Judge questions if High Court ruling allows common fund orders at settlement
Class Actions 2020-04-24 11:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge presiding over the settlement approval hearing in a shareholder class action against telecommunications company Vocus Group has questioned whether the High Court’s recent […]

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Judge says funder can’t have cut of Banksia receivers $5.5M settlement with insurer
Class Actions 2020-03-26 3:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder controlled by recently deceased class action lawyer Mark Elliott has lost its bid for a 12.5 per cent commission of a $5.5 […]

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Common fund order slapped down in Vocus class action
Class Actions 2020-05-04 5:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has declined to make a common fund order in approving a $35 million settlement in a shareholder class action against telecommunications firm Vocus […]

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BHP can’t pause shareholder class action over Brazil dam failure
Class Actions 2020-03-18 10:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

BHP has failed in a bid to shut down a class action over the Fundao dam failure pending criminal proceedings in Brazil, with a judge […]

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Solicitors ordered to look for missing phone of deceased class action lawyer
Class Actions 2020-03-03 10:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has directed solicitors for deceased lawyer and funder Mark Elliott to search for his missing mobile phone, which is wanted for potential evidence […]

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‘Rambling and non-responsive’: Law firm dodges $6.5M negligence claim
Business of Law 2020-01-13 1:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

A law firm has dodged a $6.5 million negligence claim by a Tasmanian agricultural business over advice supplied about agreements entered into with a division […]

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Ex-Tennis Australia director Harold Mitchell was ‘determined’ to award Open rights to Seven, court hears
ASIC 2019-11-04 11:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former Tennis Australia director Harold Mitchell was “pushing very hard” for the Seven Network to score the domestic broadcast rights to the Australian Open in […]

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Ex-Tennis Australia director can’t enforce ‘catch-all’ subpoenas for board member emails
ASIC 2019-10-18 11:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

Ex-Tennis Australia director and current Dentons partner Steve Healy, who is facing action by the corporate regulator over the broadcast rights to the Australian Open, […]

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Ex-Tennis Australia directors lose bid for ASIC chats with witnesses
White Collar 2019-09-09 3:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two former directors of Tennis Australia can’t access chats between ASIC and other executives from the tennis body, with a judge finding the documents recording […]

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