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Insurer JLT resists bid to expand class action on eve of trial
Insurance 2021-09-16 9:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

Insurance broker JLT Risk Solutions has opposed an application by a group of NSW councils to add misleading and deceptive conduct allegations to a long-running […]

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Car makers to pay $52M to settle Takata airbags class actions
Class Actions 2021-09-15 3:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Six of the world’s largest car makers have agreed to pay $52 million to settle class actions accusing them of selling cars with deadly Takata […]

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Katy Perry wants to withdraw ‘wrong’ admission in trade mark spat with designer
Intellectual Property 2021-09-14 9:17 pm By Cindy Cameronne

US singer Katy Perry is seeking to withdraw an admission that licensing her trade mark to Target and Myer constituted use, saying it was plainly […]

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AMP denies it broke the law by charging dead people for life insurance
Insurance 2021-09-01 2:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

AMP has hit back at fees for no service court proceedings brought by ASIC, arguing it was legally entitled to charge customers premiums and advice […]

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ASIC to hand over examination transcript in Westpac insider trading case
Financial Services 2021-09-01 5:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC has agreed to provide Westpac with the transcript of a compulsory examination of one of its traders in court proceedings accusing the bank of […]

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Court can’t force ‘unwilling’ applicants to litigate, says Sims class action judge
Class Actions 2021-08-13 8:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has allowed a new applicant to lead a shareholder class action against recycling company Sims Metal Management, ruling that he could not force […]

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‘Pretty unimpressed’: Judge reluctantly puts JLT class action on hold
Class Actions 2021-07-26 10:58 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has put off next month’s trial in one of two class actions brought by local councils against insurance JLT Risk Solutions over allegedly […]

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Judge vacates Westpac insider trading trial despite ‘misgivings’
Financial Services 2021-07-26 2:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has vacated next year’s trial in ASIC’s insider trading case against Westpac despite “misgivings”, and has made orders regarding confidential evidence after the […]

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3A Composites fires off barrage of cross-claims in cladding class action
Class Actions 2021-07-23 6:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

The number of lawyers involved in a class action against 3A Composites over allegedly combustible cladding is set to balloon, with the German cladding manufacturer […]

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Judge lets two Boral class actions run, but warns about potential lawyer conflicts
Class Actions 2021-07-21 11:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has denied a law firm’s bid to stay a rival’s closed shareholder class action against construction giant Boral but warned courts must be […]

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