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Court approves $4.5M settlement in fire class action
Class Actions 2024-02-02 11:15 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has approved a $4.5 million settlement in a class action over a fire allegedly ignited by welding work in rural NSW, despite a handful of objections from group members. 

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‘Fugitive’ Bill Papas entitled to protect lawyer’s notes, court told
White Collar 2022-04-13 4:17 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A lawyer for Forum Finance director Bill Papas has argued the alleged fraudster should be able to shield documents held by his former lawyer under a claim for legal professional privilege despite being a ‚Äúfugitive‚ÄĚ from contempt charges.

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Westpac stalls on extradition of Forum Finance’s Bill Papas
White Collar 2022-03-10 5:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

Westpac has yet to commence extradition proceedings against Forum Finance director Bill Papas due to concerns that the alleged fraudster may face only contempt charges if he is brought back to Australia prematurely.

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