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Maurice Blackburn didn’t breach obligations by filing new TWE class action
Class Actions 2020-08-06 8:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Maurice Blackburn did not breach its obligations by using material from a now settled class action against Treasury Wine Estates to draft new class action […]

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‘A significant inequality of arms’: Funding led to better outcome in PFAS class action, judge says
Class Actions 2020-06-09 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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Quintis class action settlement delayed after insurance policy ‘cock-up’
Class Actions 2020-05-07 4:03 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The settlement of two shareholder class actions against sandalwood producer Quintis has been delayed after the company’s eleventh-hour revelation that it may have an extra […]

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More law firms pulled into Quintis class action as $46M insurance dispute heats up
Insurance 2020-07-03 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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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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‘An air of unreality’: Judge questions Treasury Wine’s breach claims against Maurice Blackburn
Class Actions 2020-06-24 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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Westpac class action denied AUSTRAC docs while multiplicity issue unresolved
Class Actions 2020-04-17 3:40 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The second of two class actions brought against Westpac over alleged anti-money laundering breaches has been denied discovery of what the bank claims are commercially […]

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Toxic foam class action settlement hearing runs to second day, with ‘unusual’ number of objections
Class Actions 2020-06-04 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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Law firm faulted for ‘opaqueness’ over number of toxic foam class actions to be filed
Class Actions 2020-04-30 11:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Responding to a judge’s criticism that he had been “fobbed off” about how many PFAS class actions it expected to file, Shine Lawyers has said […]

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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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