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Top 10 class action settlements of 2019
Class Actions 2020-01-09 11:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Companies and other defendants forked over big sums last year to settle more than 20 class actions, with a total of at least $734 million […]

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Judge looks out for pensioners as NAB ‘junk’ insurance class action settlement approval delayed
Class Actions 2019-12-03 2:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge on Tuesday questioned how elderly group members struggling with the digital age can register in a ‘junk’ insurance class action against National Australia […]

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NAB reaches $49.5M settlement in ‘junk’ insurance class action
Class Actions 2019-11-20 4:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

The National Australia Bank and insurer MLC have agreed to pay $49.5 million to settle a class action over allegedly worthless credit card insurance. The […]

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‘Junk’ insurance class action to focus on whether NAB’s conduct was systemic
Class Actions 2019-10-04 4:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

The hearing for a class action against National Australia Bank over allegedly worthless credit card insurance will focus on  whether the bank’s allegedly unconscionable behaviour […]

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Court not convinced ‘superhuman’ judge needed for back-to-back GetSwift hearings
Securities 2019-09-16 5:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has dismissed an application by GetSwift to delay the hearing of a shareholder class action against it, despite arguments that a […]

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Judge gives ACCC go-ahead to continue case against insolvent Jump
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-09-10 10:40 am By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has won its bid to continue proceedings against the insolvent operator of the Jump! swim school franchise and its […]

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Full Federal Court may weigh validity of NAB ‘junk’ insurance class action
Class Actions 2019-08-22 8:17 pm By Amelia Birnie

A class action against National Australia Bank over allegedly worthless consumer credit insurance could be referred to the Full Federal Court just three months out […]

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Grocon wins right to appeal $13.9M judgment in Dexus lease dispute
Real Estate 2019-08-21 2:34 pm By Amelia Birnie

Grocon has won the right to appeal a $13.9 million interlocutory judgment in an ongoing lease dispute with property management firm Dexus, amid concerns that […]

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Judge says shareholder class action against Brambles ‘taking too long’
Class Actions 2019-07-31 2:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge overseeing a shareholder class action against chain logistics company Brambles has expressed frustration with the parties, who are locked in an unresolved discovery […]

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Judge allows expanded insurance class action against NAB
Class Actions 2019-06-13 3:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has granted a bid by the applicant in a class action against National Australia Bank over the sale of allegedly worthless credit card […]

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