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Settlement approval in second Murray Goulburn class action could be ‘messier’, judge says
Class Actions 2019-12-03 2:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected a proposal to jointly hear argument for approval of settlements in two class actions against milk supplier Murray Goulburn, saying the […]

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Training college Unique cops $4M penalty in ACCC case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-10-31 2:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

Unique International College has been slapped with a $4.165 million penalty after a court found the defunct vocational trainer engaged in unconscionable conduct in enrolling […]

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After landmark Myer ruling, settlements in shareholder class actions to stay the norm
Analysis 2019-10-25 8:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

A groundbreaking class action ruling by the Federal Court on Thursday that found Myer misled shareholders and accepted the applicant’s market-based causation theory is the […]

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Judge rules Myer misled shareholders, backs market-based causation
Class Actions 2019-10-24 2:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has ruled that department store Myer engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct and breached its continuous disclosure obligations when it failed to correct […]

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Market-based causation on the line as first shareholder class action judgment looms
Securities 2019-10-09 11:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge who presided over a rare securities class action trial last year against department store Myer will deliver judgment in the case this month […]

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After ASIC raises ire, judge sets down new rules for regulators in his court
ASIC 2019-10-04 10:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

ASIC and other government regulators bringing enforcement action in the docket of one Federal Court judge must abide by a strict new protocol to prevent […]

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ASIC’s belated case against ex-Murray Goulburn execs survives, but judge says never again
ASIC 2019-10-04 10:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has refused a bid by two former Murray Goulburn executives to throw out a disqualification case brought by the Australian Securities and Investments […]

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‘Serious questions’ raised over conduct of lawyers, funder behind Banksia class action, judge says
Class Actions 2019-09-26 2:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge overseeing a settled class action against failed Banksia Securities has rejected an application to limit a contradictor’s investigation of alleged professional misconduct on […]

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Funder booted from Banksia class action settlement scheme after intimidation claims
Class Actions 2019-08-30 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 2019-08-20 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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