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Law firm investigating expanded Crown class action amid anti-money laundering probe
Class Actions 2020-10-23 10:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn is looking at potentially expanding its shareholder class action against Crown Resorts after it emerged at the NSW gaming authority inquiry that the […]

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CFMEU wins Full Court challenge to ‘serial offender’ penalty
Employment 2020-10-16 11:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

A history of serial offending by the CFMEU could be factored into a court’s finding on the gravity of later breaches of the Fair Work […]

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Prepping large class action for trial no reason for relief from COVID-19 restrictions, top judge says
Coronavirus 2020-09-24 4:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

The need to properly prepare a large commercial class action is not reason enough to relieve lawyers of COVID-19 restrictions aimed at protecting the health […]

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Judge again rejects priority application in Crown Resorts class action
Class Actions 2020-09-23 2:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has denied a request to grant priority status to a shareholder class action against Crown Resorts that would have allowed the Melbourne-based legal […]

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Running class action trial from kitchen table ‘preposterous’, court hears
Class Actions 2020-09-18 4:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Describing as “preposterous” the prospect of running a six-week trial in a class action against Crown Resorts from her kitchen table with three children at […]

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Top judge won’t help class action lawyers get childcare ahead of trial in locked down Vic
Coronavirus 2020-08-28 11:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Federal Court’s top judge has refused a bid by the lead applicant in a class action against Crown Resorts to have the case declared […]

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Crown class action lawyers to seek priority status as COVID-19 lockdown makes trial prep ‘impossible’
Class Actions 2020-08-14 11:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

The lead applicant in a shareholder class action against Crown Resorts will ask the Federal Court to declare the proceedings a priority matter so that […]

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Domino’s looks to strike out ‘rolled up, confusing’ underpayments class action
Class Actions 2020-06-09 10:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

Domino’s is seeking to strike out portions of the “rolled up, confusing pleading” in a class action over alleged worker underpayments, saying the case cannot […]

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Barristers say virtual hearings should not become the new normal
Coronavirus 2020-07-01 9:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

The courts are to be congratulated for swiftly adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic by introducing virtual hearings, but barristers told Lawyerly they were raring to […]

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Domino’s Pizza delivered date to strike out class action claims
Class Actions 2020-04-29 2:28 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A date has been set in Domino’s bid to strike out parts of the statement of claim in a class action alleging franchisees underpaid thousands […]

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