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Google cops $60M penalty in location data privacy case
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2022-08-12 11:22 am By Cindy Cameronne

Google has agreed to pay a $60 million penalty in proceedings brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission alleging the tech giant misled users […]

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PwC partners knew of unlawful dividend payment to Cornerstone director, court told
Professional Negligence 2022-07-22 9:55 pm By Cindy Cameronne

PwC partners are facing “very serious” allegations that they had actual knowledge that a $30 million dividend payment to the director of now defunct tertiary […]

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Law firm wants 25% of $56.3M Colonial class action settlement
Class Actions 2022-05-02 3:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Maurice Blackburn will ask a court to approve $14.5 million in costs for running a class action against Colonial First State that has […]

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Judge to appoint costs referee in $56.3M Colonial First class action settlement
Class Actions 2022-04-06 3:33 pm By Sam Matthews

Continuing a recent trend in class actions, a judge will appoint a referee to weigh in on Maurice Blackburn’s costs in a $56.3 million settlement […]

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Colonial First State settles MySuper class action for $56M on eve of trial
Class Actions 2022-04-04 2:59 am By Christine Caulfield

Colonial First State will pay $56.3 million to settle a class action that accused the wealth management group of delaying the transfer of $3.2 billion […]

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Court won’t let class action parties pay for judge to travel for Sydney trial
Class Actions 2022-03-10 3:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Federal Court won’t permit a Melbourne-based judge to travel to Sydney on the dime of the parties in a class action against wealth management […]

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Bristol-Myers Squibb to open up cancer treatment program to settle Merck Sharpe & Dohme lawsuit
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-02-09 7:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bristol-Myers Squibb has agreed to open up its subsidised treatment program for stage IV melanoma patients to individuals who have been treated with drugs made […]

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Citing ‘leisure wear effect’, MySuper class action seeks in-person hearing
Class Actions 2022-02-08 3:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The parties in a class action accusing a Commonwealth Bank of Australia unit of breaching its superannuation trustee duties want the matter to be heard […]

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Judge shoots down Colonial First State’s bid for warning in class action opt out notice
Class Actions 2021-11-17 9:29 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A judge has knocked back Colonial First State’s bid to warn around 100,000 group members that even if they opt out of a class action […]

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Employsure wins case against former employees who jumped ship to rival
Employment 2021-10-29 10:05 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Workplace relations heavyweight Employsure has won its case against rival ELMO Software and two former employees who sought to jump ship to a competitor in […]

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