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Law firms set stage for Boral class action beauty parade
Class Actions July 7, 2020 9:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two law firms that filed competing shareholder class actions against construction giant Boral have asked the court to permanently stay the other’s proceeding, after the […]

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More law firms pulled into Quintis class action as $46M insurance dispute heats up
Insurance July 3, 2020 4:06 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Three law firms will represent the insurers in new proceedings launched to resolve a $46 million insurance question delaying settlement of two shareholder class actions […]

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Dentons can’t block use of info from its class action in latest toxic foam case by Shine
Class Actions June 30, 2020 4:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Shine Lawyers has been given the go ahead to use two reports produced in three settled PFAS class actions as evidence in its latest case […]

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Judge scolds law firms behind competing Boral class actions
Class Actions June 29, 2020 8:33 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has scolded the law firms behind competing shareholder class actions against Boral for delaying progress of the proceedings, but may wait until the […]

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‘An air of unreality’: Judge questions Treasury Wine’s breach claims against Maurice Blackburn
Class Actions June 24, 2020 8:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

A claim by Treasury Wine Estates that Maurice Blackburn — but no other law firm — is prohibited from bringing a shareholder class action over […]

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Witness in ex-Quintis director’s trial must give evidence in person, judge says
White Collar June 23, 2020 5:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

In a defeat to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, a judge has found a key witness in the trial against former Quintis director Frank […]

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‘A significant inequality of arms’: Funding led to better outcome in PFAS class action, judge says
Class Actions June 9, 2020 3:00 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The judge overseeing three class actions against the Commonwealth over its use of allegedly toxic firefighting foam, which have settled for $212.5 million, said backing […]

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Judge approves $212.5M toxic foam class action settlement
Class Actions June 5, 2020 9:46 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has given his blessing to a landmark $212.5 million settlement of three class actions over the use of allegedly toxic firefighting foam at […]

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Toxic foam class action settlement hearing runs to second day, with ‘unusual’ number of objections
Class Actions June 4, 2020 8:25 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The settlement of three class actions brought against the Commonwealth of Australia over its alleged use of toxic firefighting foam on government military bases is […]

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Treasury Wine calls for stay of class action, accuses Maurice Blackburn of misusing docs
Class Actions June 2, 2020 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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