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Dam operators found negligent in Queensland floods class actions
Class Actions 2019-11-29 11:41 am By Miklos Bolza

The NSW Supreme Court has ruled against the operators of two Queensland dams as well as the state government, finding they were vicariously liable for […]

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New lead applicant needed in Sydney Light Rail class action
Class Actions 2019-11-22 9:50 pm By Hannah Gee

Lawyers running a $40 million class action over the Sydney Light Rail project have three weeks to find a new lead applicant after it was […]

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Icon denies QBE exclusions applied in Opal Tower disaster
Class Actions 2019-11-07 4:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

Construction firm Icon Co has rejected QBE Underwriting’s argument that exclusion clauses in coverage for Sydney’s Opal Tower meant the insurer did not have to […]

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APRA won’t appeal loss in IOOF case
Financial Services 2019-10-17 5:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority will not challenge a Federal Court ruling that dismissed its case against fund manager IOOF as “unpersuasive”, “fundamentally inadequate” and […]

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Insurer QBE claims Opal Tower cracking not ‘major’
Insurance 2019-10-10 4:33 pm By Amelia Birnie

QBE Underwriting has defended its decision to deny insurance coverage to the builder of Sydney’s troubled Opal Tower development, claiming the cracking was not “major” […]

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Opal Tower class action defendants banned from contacting group members about settlement
Class Actions 2019-10-04 5:02 pm By Amelia Birnie

The defendants in the Sydney Opal Tower class action have been formally banned from contacting represented group members about their claims while the proceeding remains […]

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NSW government points finger at developer in Opal Tower class action
Class Actions 2019-10-02 9:01 pm By Amelia Birnie

The NSW government’s Sydney Olympic Park Authority, which is facing a class action brought by owners of apartments at the troubled Opal Tower, has laid […]

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APRA defends decision to bring failed IOOF case
Financial Services 2019-09-20 8:03 pm By Amelia Birnie

The prudential regulator is standing by its decision to bring proceedings against IOOF for alleged breaches of superannuation duties, despite criticism that such a “highly […]

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Judge slams APRA case against IOOF as ‘fundamentally inadequate’ and ‘tenuous in the extreme’
Financial Services 2019-09-20 10:04 am By Amelia Birnie

APRA’s purely documentary case against troubled fund manager IOOF has been dismissed by the Federal Court as “unpersuasive”, “fundamentally inadequate” and “tenuous in the extreme”, […]

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Judgment looms for IOOF execs in APRA’s disqualification case
Financial Services 2019-09-17 11:53 am By Christine Caulfield

Five IOOF executives will learn their fate this week when a judge rules on a disqualification bid by the prudential regulator, the first judgment to […]

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