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Judge OKs IAG class action settlement, rejects funder’s bid to recoup insurance
Class Actions 2020-12-17 3:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has signalled his intention to sign off on a $138 million settlement in a class action against IAG and approve a common fund […]

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Last stop for ACCC as High Court refuses leave to appeal Pacific National, Aurizon deal
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-12-08 1:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

The ACCC has reached the end of the line in its challenge to Pacific National’s $205 million acquisition of Aurizon’s Acacia Ridge Terminal in Queensland, […]

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Rio Tinto execs’ trial vacated given likelihood of COVID-19 vaccine
Coronavirus 2020-11-27 6:58 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has vacated a seven-week trial in proceedings brought by ASIC against two former Rio Tinto executives to March or April 2022, after they […]

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Rio Tinto execs’ trial can wait until COVID-19 vaccine, court hears
Coronavirus 2020-11-23 10:32 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A former Rio Tinto executive living in the US who wants to appear in person at an upcoming trial in a case brought by ASIC […]

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Funder of live export class action doesn’t need AFSL to sign up new group members
Class Actions 2020-11-12 3:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The group providing funding to claimants in a class action against the federal government over its 2011 ban on live cattle exports to Indonesia does […]

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Facebook tries again to dodge privacy lawsuit in Australia
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2020-09-29 1:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Facebook will press on with its argument that it can’t be sued in Australia by the country’s privacy commissioner for its alleged disclosure of users’ […]

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Banksia judge orders Alex Elliott to reveal financial interests in father’s companies
Class Actions 2020-09-15 7:01 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Alex Elliott, the son of former Banksia Securities class action lawyer Mark Elliott, must hand over documents revealing his financial interests in his father’s litigation […]

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Facebook can’t escape privacy action with jurisdiction argument
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2020-09-14 2:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

Facebook’s argument that it can’t be sued by the privacy commissioner in Australia has fallen flat, with a judge rejecting the social media giant’s application […]

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‘An indulgence’: Judge rejects stay as Alex Elliott appeals recusal loss in Banksia class action
Class Actions 2020-09-09 2:31 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The judge overseeing professional misconduct claims against lawyers in the Banksia class action has denied Alex Elliott’s request to stay the case against him while […]

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ASIC won’t take action against Commonwealth Bank over AUSTRAC matter
Financial Services 2020-08-26 11:55 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission will not take action against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia or any of its directors of officers in relation […]

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