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$23.6M Vocation class action bill might have been ‘materially lower’, judge says
Class Actions 2021-07-23 11:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has approved a $50 million settlement in a shareholder class action against failed training company Vocation and auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers, but questioned whether the […]

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Judge wants lawyer’s view on funding commission before approving $50M Vocation settlement
Class Actions 2021-03-22 11:46 am By Christine Caulfield

The judge considering the $50 million settlement reached in the shareholder class action against failed training company Vocation and auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers has signalled his likely […]

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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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Group members will get about half of $50M Vocation class action settlement
Class Actions 2020-12-18 2:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Shareholders of collapsed vocational training company Vocation are poised to get about half of a $50 million settlement reached last month in a complex, long-running […]

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$50M settlement resolves class action against Vocation, PwC
Class Actions 2020-11-30 9:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A $50 million settlement has been reached in a long-running shareholder class action against defunct vocational training company Vocation that also spawned multiple cross-claims against […]

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Settlement reached in shareholder class action against Vocation, auditor PWC
Class Actions 2020-09-18 10:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A shareholder class action against Vocation that has spanned five years and spawned multiple cross claims against the failed training company’s auditor, law firm and […]

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Lloyd’s loses bid for quick dismissal of NAB’s $655M insurance lawsuit
Insurance 2019-09-23 8:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Three syndicates of Lloyd’s London have failed in their bid to toss a case brought by National Australia Bank seeking £357 million ($655 million) in […]

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ASIC dragged ‘kicking and screaming’ to produce docs, ex-Tennis Australia director says
ASIC 2019-08-01 8:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Tennis Australia director Harold Mitchell has told a court that the corporate regulator had to be dragged “kicking and screaming” to produce documents in […]

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Ex-Tennis Australia’s Harold Mitchell wants ASIC’s evidence from deceased former director
ASIC 2019-07-30 2:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ex-Tennis Australia director Harold Mitchell, facing enforcement action by ASIC alleging he breached his duties in awarding Australian Open broadcast rights to the Seven Network, […]

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NAB takes captive insurer, Lloyd’s units to court over coverage dispute
Insurance 2019-05-27 11:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

The National Australia Bank has filed a lawsuit against its Singapore-based captive insurance unit and three syndicates of global insurance giant Lloyd’s seeking coverage for […]

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