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Landmark ruling nixing class closure orders likely to reach High Court
Analysis 2020-04-23 9:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

A ruling Wednesday that struck down class closure orders — a device used by judges in class actions for the past two decades — has […]

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Treasury Wine calls for stay of class action, accuses Maurice Blackburn of misusing docs
Class Actions 2020-06-02 2:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

Treasury Wine Estates will seek to shut down a shareholder class action brought by Maurice Blackburn after accusing the law firm of breaching its obligations […]

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Courts don’t have power to make class closure orders, appeals court says
Class Actions 2020-04-22 6:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has overturned a ruling ordering class closure in seven representative proceedings against car makers over defective Takata airbags, finding courts do not […]

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Courts criticised for losing sight of justice in Takata airbag class closure challenge
Class Actions 2020-02-19 8:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicants in seven class actions against auto manufacturers over explosive Takata airbags have criticised the courts for losing their way in ensuring justice […]

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Judge joins two Lendlease class actions, wants one law firm to bow out
Class Actions 2019-11-21 10:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has consolidated competing shareholder class actions against builder Lendlease brought by rival plaintiffs law firms, but has rejected the firms’ bid to jointly […]

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ASIC wins appeal in Westpac ‘personal advice’ case
Appeals 2019-10-28 2:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Federal Court has handed the Australian Securities and Investments Commission a win in a high-stakes appeal over what constitutes personal advice under financial […]

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Lloyd’s says court has no power to let Pitcher Partners class actions eyeball insurance policies
Insurance 2019-08-30 9:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two units of global insurer Lloyd’s have launched a constitutional challenge to a Federal Court order requiring accounting firm Pitcher Partners to hand over certain […]

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ASIC appeals ruling in market manipulation case against NAB contractor Whitebox
Securities 2019-06-28 11:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission is challenging the dismissal of its enforcement action against  National Australia Bank contractor Whitebox Trading and sole director Johannes […]

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ASIC loses market manipulation case against NAB contractor Whitebox
Securities 2019-06-11 4:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has lost its market manipulation action against Whitebox Trading and its director Johannes Boshoff, with the court finding it […]

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Westpac wants court to raise the bar for ‘personal advice’ finding
Financial Services 2019-03-04 10:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Westpac has followed ASIC’s lead, launching a separate appeal to a ruling that it provided financial advice but not personal advice as part of a […]

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