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Funder booted from Banksia class action settlement scheme after intimidation claims
Class Actions August 30, 2019 5:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has removed the funder and law firm leading the Banksia Securities class action from their roles supervising a proposed settlement distribution scheme after […]

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‘This is why I hate categories of discovery’: Judge won’t let ASIC have another year of GetSwift docs
Class Actions August 20, 2019 9:43 pm By Amelia Birnie

The judge overseeing proceedings brought against logistics company GetSwift has refused the corporate regulator’s request for another year’s worth of documents, saying it could effectively […]

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Judge says ASIC should have brought Murray Goulburn bosses to court ‘a long time ago’
Securities August 2, 2019 11:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge on Friday asked the corporate regulator why it delayed action against former Murray Goulburn managing director Gary Helou and CFO Bradley Hingle until […]

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RMBL exec told class members he hoped they would opt out of case, court told
Class Actions July 30, 2019 7:39 pm By Amelia Birnie

Customers of mortgage lending and investment firm RMBL say they were “shocked” when the company’s chief financial officer allegedly called them to say “he hoped” […]

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Samsung in hot water with ACCC over water resistant claims
Competition & Consumer Protection July 4, 2019 1:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission has commenced legal action against Samsung Electronics for allegedly making false, misleading and deceptive representations when marketing the water […]

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Mark Elliott’s firm appeals costs ruling in Treasury Wine class action
Appeals June 24, 2019 8:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

A firm owned by solicitor Mark Elliot has launched an appeal challenging costs orders made against it in a stayed class action against winemaker Treasury […]

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Treasury Wine wins costs from solicitor’s company over stayed class action
Class Actions June 4, 2019 7:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has granted Treasury Wine Estates costs of a stayed class action filed against it by a firm owned by solicitor Mark Elliott, […]

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Treasury Wine can’t get costs for stayed class actions, court told
Class Actions December 19, 2018 4:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

Treasury Wine Estates can’t claim its legal costs in defending against two stayed shareholder class actions because the terms of a settlement in a third […]

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ACCC wins access to Trivago docs over website, ad changes
Competition & Consumer Protection December 19, 2018 8:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Hotel booking aggregator Trivago, which last month admitted to breaching the consumer laws over its travel accommodation rankings, has lost a bid to keep secret […]

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ACCC calls for $35M fine against Empower Institute
Competition & Consumer Protection January 29, 2019 3:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australia Competition and Consumer Commission is seeking a $35 million penalty against Empower Institute after the court found the vocational trainer engaged in unconscionable […]

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