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‘Likely’ GetSwift class action settlement should not be delayed by High Court appeal, judge says
Class Actions February 7, 2019 9:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge won’t defer the opt-out notice in a shareholder class action against GetSwift pending the High Court’s decision on a special leave application to […]

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Rival law firms backpedal in deal over competing Commonwealth Bank class actions
Class Actions February 6, 2019 9:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firms Maurice Blackburn and Phi Finney McDonald have stepped back from a proposed consolidation of their class actions against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia […]

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GetSwift class notice delayed as law firm told to get ‘house in order’
Class Actions December 19, 2018 10:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

A law firm on the losing end of a landmark ruling over competing shareholder class actions against GetSwift has argued that a proposed opt-out notice […]

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CBA open to consolidation of dual class actions
Class Actions December 4, 2018 12:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia is open to a proposal to consolidate two shareholder class actions filed over alleged breaches of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism […]

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Broker can’t take back admission in Provident class action defence
Financial Services September 21, 2018 2:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has shot down a last minute bid by an insurance brokerage facing a cross claim in a class action over failed debenture issuer […]

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Commonwealth Bank pans class action pleadings as ‘vague penumbra’
Class Actions August 24, 2018 4:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia is seeking to strike out portions of a shareholder class action over allegedly lax anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing controls […]

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IOOF unit seeks to expand claims against insurance broker in Provident class action
Class Actions August 13, 2018 9:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

IOOF subsidiary Australian Executive Trustees wants to expand the cross-claim it filed against insurance broker Willis Australia in the class action over the collapse of […]

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Optus wins appeal of trade mark deregistration
Intellectual Property June 26, 2018 11:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Optus can hang on to its Optus trade mark for marketing and advertising services, after successfully challenging a ruling that the mark should be deregistered […]

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GetSwift judge won’t be slowed by class action appeal
Class Actions June 8, 2018 10:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge who stayed two of three competing class actions against logistics software company GetSwift wants to square away a common fund order in the […]

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ObjectiVision panned for not monetising University of Sydney patent
Intellectual Property April 19, 2018 7:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

A lawyer for the University of Sydney has attacked ObjectiVision for failing to produce any commercial benefits from the glaucoma detection method at the centre […]

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