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Piper Alderman says costs breach in KPMG class action ‘obviously accidental’
Class Actions May 31, 2019 2:42 pm By Amelia Birnie

Piper Alderman has urged a judge to excuse its “obviously accidental” breach of legal profession costs regulations in its Discovery Metals investor class action against […]

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Iluka class action lands new funder, but $1.25M security outstanding
Class Actions May 30, 2019 8:49 pm By Amelia Birnie

The applicants in the Iluka Resources shareholder class action have been given a two month extension to provide a $1.25 million security for costs, after […]

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Court approves confidential KPMG class action settlement over objections
Class Actions May 27, 2019 9:32 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has signed off on the confidential settlement of a shareholder class action brought against KPMG relating to the failed $830 million hostile takeover […]

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ACCC sues Sony over allegedly misleading PlayStation claims
Competition & Consumer Protection May 27, 2019 3:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has dragged video game giant Sony to court over allegedly deceptive and misleading claims made about games purchased on […]

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Banknote maker CCL Secure wins dramatic cut of $65M judgment in ‘shabby fraud’ case
Appeals May 24, 2019 10:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has slashed a damages judgment against international banknote manufacturer CCL Secure in a case alleging it tricked its Nigerian agent into signing […]

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No win, no fee funding model carries Maurice Blackburn to victory in AMP class action contest
Class Actions May 23, 2019 10:29 am By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn’s shareholder class action against AMP — the only action not backed by a litigation funder — has been picked as the winner in […]

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Class action applicant can’t bring ‘shambolic’ case over side deal with funder
Class Actions May 22, 2019 9:23 pm By Amelia Birnie

One of two lead applicants in the settled Arasor shareholder class action has been denied leave to be heard over its $1 million personal expenses […]

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Judge sends suit in Mineralogy Sino Iron litigation ‘shemozzle’ to WA
Energy & Natural Resources May 20, 2019 8:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has transferred a case brought against Clive Palmer and his firm Mineralogy to the Western Australian Supreme Court, where a number […]

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Microsoft can’t get ‘free hand’ to change case in re-trial of IP spat, judge says
Intellectual Property May 17, 2019 11:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected an application by Microsoft to add a claim to its intellectual property dispute with a Melbourne computer retailer after the software […]

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Jack de Belin weighs appeal as judge upholds NRL’s stand-down rule
Employment May 17, 2019 8:55 pm By Amelia Birnie

Rugby league player Jack de Belin is weighing an appeal after losing his court challenge to the NRL’s “no fault” stand-down rule, while the players’ […]

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