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Judge rejects GetSwift’s latest push to delay ASIC trial for a year
Securities May 21, 2020 9:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Logistics company GetSwift and its directors have failed in a bid for a year-long delay of a trial scheduled to start next month in ASIC’s […]

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3A Composites fights for class closure order in combustible cladding action
Class Actions May 19, 2020 4:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

German cladding manufacturer 3A Composites is pushing forward with a bid to close a class action over allegedly combustible cladding to registered group members, arguing […]

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One case prevails in battle over competing Westpac AUSTRAC class actions
Class Actions May 12, 2020 11:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

A contest of two competing shareholder class actions against Westpac over millions of alleged anti-money laundering breaches has ended with one law firm and its […]

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Class action says AMP wielding ‘threat’ of strike out application
Class Actions April 24, 2020 3:15 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Repeated suggestions of a planned strike out application are being used as a “threat” by four AMP subsidiaries and two trustees in a consolidated class […]

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Westpac class action denied AUSTRAC docs while multiplicity issue unresolved
Class Actions April 17, 2020 3:40 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The second of two class actions brought against Westpac over alleged anti-money laundering breaches has been denied discovery of what the bank claims are commercially […]

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Judge ‘pleasantly surprised’ by virtual trials, refuses to delay GetSwift hearing
Trials April 9, 2020 8:07 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has refused to delay a civil penalty hearing brought by ASIC against GetSwift, scheduled to begin in June, after the logistics company argued […]

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Westpac class action beauty parade is on after new suit filed
Class Actions March 13, 2020 10:45 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Westpac has been hit with another class action over alleged anti-money laundering breaches, teeing up a high-stakes beauty parade over which firm will lead the […]

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Combustible cladding class action gets makeover
Class Actions February 27, 2020 5:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a class action over allegedly combustible cladding has been ordered to immediately pay the defendants’ costs that were thrown away by […]

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Judge gives law firms 3 weeks to join a Westpac class action beauty parade
Class Actions January 31, 2020 9:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge overseeing the first of what could be many shareholder class actions over Westpac’s anti-money laundering breaches — brought by class action specialists Phi […]

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Judge tells AMP units to cooperate in superannuation class action
Class Actions December 18, 2019 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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