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Lawyers say judge has power to close class action with tweak to group member definition
Class Actions July 31, 2020 10:35 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Lawyers running a class action against recycling company Sims Metal Management say the court has power to approve their bid to amend the group member […]

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Westpac defends AUSTRAC disclosures in shareholder class action
Class Actions July 15, 2020 7:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

Westpac has denied claims in a shareholder class action filed in the wake of AUSTRAC proceedings alleging 23 million breaches of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism […]

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Judge warns ‘real persuasion’ needed to expand GetSwift class action 2 months from trial
Class Actions July 13, 2020 9:00 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has warned counsel leading a shareholder class action against logistics provider GetSwift that “real persuasion” would be needed to convince him to allow […]

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GetSwift drafted correction to misleading ASX announcement, never released it, director says
Trials June 23, 2020 8:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former director of GetSwift has given evidence at trial in ASIC’s case against the logistics provider that the company drafted a correction to a […]

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Trial judge urges common sense in ASIC case against GetSwift
Securities June 22, 2020 4:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has dismissed a defensive bid by ASIC to amend its case against GetSwift mid-trial, instead calling on “common sense” to be injected into […]

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Judge spends Sunday drafting orders after ‘highly unsatisfactory’ conduct in Toyota class action
Class Actions June 22, 2020 10:39 am By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has criticised the parties for failing to comply with orders made in a class action against Toyota over allegedly defective filters in the […]

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GetSwift leaked $138M deal to the press ahead of ASX announcement, ASIC says
Securities June 16, 2020 7:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

GetSwift “sat on” an announcement about a lucrative deal with US-based automotive sales and marketing firm N.A. Williams for more than three weeks, then leaked […]

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‘These results are not accidental’: GetSwift saw ASX as ‘cheap way’ to boost share price, ASIC says
Securities June 15, 2020 6:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

Emails show the directors of logistics company GetSwift took a “deliberate approach” to inflating the company’s share price through a constant supply of positive ASX […]

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‘Harsh and draconian’: Judge shoots down bid for class closure in combustible cladding action
Class Actions June 1, 2020 8:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has dismissed a “harsh and draconian” class closure order sought by German cladding manufacturer 3A Composites in a class action against it over […]

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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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