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Judge expresses ‘nagging feeling of disquiet’ about $1.9M Appco class action settlement
Employment 2020-11-30 9:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has again postponed signing off on a $1.9 million settlement in a $65 million sham contracting class action against fundraiser Appco Group after […]

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$1.9M settlement is best it’s going to get, says law firm behind Appco class action
Class Actions 2020-10-29 2:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

Facing an uphill battle to win approval for a $1.9 million settlement in a sham contracting class action against fundraiser Appco Group, a lawyer for […]

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Class members would get ‘diddly-squat’ in $1.9M Appco settlement, judge says
Class Actions 2020-10-09 1:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has said further investigation into the financial position of Appco Group is needed before he can sign off on a $1.9 million settlement […]

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Security for costs not a matter of merits, CBA class action judge says
Class Actions 2021-01-08 9:53 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A fight over whether a class action applicant must fork over security for costs is not a matter of the strength of the case, says […]

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Judge signs off on Appco class action settlement in ‘rather unusual circumstances’
Class Actions 2020-12-22 4:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has approved a settlement he previously expressed a “nagging feeling of disquiet” about in a class action against fundraiser Appco Group, after group […]

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Court approves settlement with ANZ in 7-Eleven class actions
Franchise 2020-08-25 6:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has signed off on a settlement that releases ANZ from two class actions by 7-Eleven franchisees that alleged the bank engaged in unconscionable […]

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Class action appeals ruling allowing 7-Eleven to seek litigation releases
Class Actions 2020-01-16 10:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The lead applicant in a class action against 7-Eleven has appealed a ruling that denied its bid to block the convenience store chain from seeking […]

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Class wins access to Appco insurance docs in sham contracting case
Employment 2019-12-19 10:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Appco has agreed to hand over insurance policy documents to the lead applicant in a $90 million sham contracting class action, amid concerns about the […]

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Judge tells AMP units to cooperate in superannuation class action
Class Actions 2019-12-18 7:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge overseeing a consolidated class action against four AMP subsidiaries and two trustees over allegedly excessive superannuation fees has ordered the respondents to coordinate […]

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Appco ‘running out of money’, class action judge hears as fight over insurance docs looms
Employment 2019-12-17 6:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

Fundraising company Appco has told a judge overseeing a $90 million sham contracting class action it is “running out of money” and wants to mediate […]

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