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Court can order class action opt out notices for limited number of group members, judge says
Class Actions 2021-04-27 9:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found he has power to order that opt out notices be sent to a limited number of Boral shareholders eligible to join […]

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Law firm drops opt out clause from funding agreement in Boral class action
Class Actions 2021-04-09 3:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Phi Finney McDonald will amend its funding agreement with Therium in a shareholder class action against Boral after a judge found that an irrevocable opt […]

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Boral ruling a warning to class action lawyers to be on their best behaviour
Class Actions 2021-04-01 3:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judgment in a heated carriage fight between three class actions against construction giant Boral provides some guidance to law firms about conduct that could […]

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No win no fee carries law firm to victory in Boral class action beauty parade
Class Actions 2021-03-31 11:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

The law firm running its class action on a no win no fee basis has been crowned the winner in a battle against two competing […]

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Three law firms to duke it out in Boral class action beauty parade
Class Actions 2021-03-16 10:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

A fight between three leading class action firms over who will lead a potentially lucrative shareholder class action against construction giant Boral is back on, […]

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Class actions can’t pursue insurance brokers to boost Quintis settlement, court hears
Class Actions 2021-02-18 1:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two insurance brokers have dodged being dragged into class action proceedings against sandalwood producer Quintis to boost a settlement reached last year, as a fight […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2020
Analysis 2021-01-12 10:46 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Payouts in class actions in 2020 largely kept pace with the previous year despite the financial strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, with companies and other […]

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Class action expert finds PFAS ‘stigma’ diminished property values
Class Actions 2020-12-22 5:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

Properties near seven air force bases where allegedly toxic firefighting foam was used experienced a drop in land value because of the “stigma” of contamination, […]

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Cigno, BHF say they did not need a licence for payday loans
Financial Services 2020-11-03 3:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

Facing an ASIC enforcement action over alleged breaches of Australian credit laws, payday lenders BHF Solutions and Cigno claim they did not need a licence […]

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Law firm says Treasury Wine can’t appeal class action ruling without court OK
Class Actions 2020-09-02 5:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn is pushing back against an appeal by Treasury Wine Estates, which accuses the law firm and a barrister of breaching their obligations by […]

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