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Climate change case should not be run as a class action, government argues
Class Actions 2021-04-08 4:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth of Australia is seeking to remove all references to representative proceedings from a class action pleading that alleges the government failed to disclose […]

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ACCC’s cartel case against crane company incoherent, court told
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-03-01 1:31 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The ACCC’s cartel case against family-owned crane company NQCranes suffers from ‘incoherence’, the company’s counsel told the Federal Court on Monday ahead of an application […]

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ACCC’s conduct in cartel case ‘troubling’, says lawyer for NQCranes
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-02-15 2:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

Counsel for Queensland-based NQCranes has lashed out at the ACCC for seeking to amend its cartel action against the crane company, telling a court the […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2020
Analysis 2021-01-12 10:46 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Payouts in class actions in 2020 largely kept pace with the previous year despite the financial strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, with companies and other […]

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Law firm seeks $16M from $112M Robodebt class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-01-11 3:42 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The law firm that led an unfunded class action against the Federal government over the controversial Robodebt scheme will ask the court to approve up […]

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Robodebt class action settles for $112M on first day of trial
Class Actions 2020-11-16 1:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

The parties in a class action against the Federal Government over the controversial Robodebt scheme have reached an $112 million settlement as the first day […]

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Judge questions vulnerability of group members in Robodebt class action
Class Actions 2020-11-11 2:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has expressed doubts that every group member in the Robodebt class action is vulnerable, as the parties gear up for two-week trial in […]

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Government challenges expansion of Robodebt class action
Class Actions 2020-10-01 12:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Government is appealing a judge’s decision to allow the expansion of the Robodebt class action to include claims against five public officers, including […]

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Climate change lawsuit ‘hopelessly defective’, court told
Environment 2020-11-10 2:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Government has critised as “hopelessly defective” a lawsuit alleging it failed to disclose the impacts of climate change to investors in sovereign bonds, […]

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Robodebt judge will have fight on hands if government challenges class action legal fees
Class Actions 2020-12-15 8:01 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The applicant in the settled Robodebt class action has warned a judge he will have a “dispute on [his] hands” if the government presses an […]

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