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Judge rejects GetSwift’s latest push to delay ASIC trial for a year
Securities May 21, 2020 9:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Logistics company GetSwift and its directors have failed in a bid for a year-long delay of a trial scheduled to start next month in ASIC’s […]

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Maurice Blackburn ‘stumbled’ on confidential info used in Treasury Wine class action
Class Actions May 13, 2020 4:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

A leading class actions lawyer from Maurice Blackburn “stumbled across” allegedly confidential information of Treasury Wine Estates and used it in the law firm’s class […]

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Judge ‘pleasantly surprised’ by virtual trials, refuses to delay GetSwift hearing
Trials April 9, 2020 8:07 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has refused to delay a civil penalty hearing brought by ASIC against GetSwift, scheduled to begin in June, after the logistics company argued […]

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Melco must produce docs to Crown Resorts inquiry, appeals court says
White Collar March 12, 2020 10:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

Hong Kong-based casino group Melco Resorts must hand over documents claimed to be privileged to a NSW public inquiry into James Packer’s Crown Resorts, with […]

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Takata airbags class action might appeal class closure in wake of common fund ruling
Class Actions December 6, 2019 10:18 pm By Hannah Gee

The applicants in a group of class actions over defective Takata airbags have flagged a possible challenge to a formal class closure order in the […]

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‘Time for commercial reality to bite’: Judge orders class closure in Takata air bags class actions
Class Actions November 1, 2019 3:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing seven class actions against some of the world’s largest car makers over defective Takata airbags has ordered that class closure take place […]

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Judge frowns on ‘moronic approach’ to group member sign-up in Takata class actions
Class Actions September 5, 2019 9:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a group of class actions against car manufacturers over faulty Takata airbags has questioned a simplified group registration and opt out process […]

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Radio Rentals class can peek at excess insurance, as court hears claim may exceed $100M
Class Actions August 2, 2019 9:34 pm By Amelia Birnie

The applicants in the Radio Rentals class action have won access to the company’s excess layer insurance policies, amid concerns that group members’ losses from […]

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Judge promises no ‘mystery tour’ in Takata air bags class actions
Class Actions July 25, 2019 4:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing seven class actions against car makers over defective Takata airbags has shot down the applicants’ opposition to a soft class closure order […]

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Investors can’t revive class action over Octaviar collapse
Appeals June 21, 2019 9:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has tossed a challenge to the dismissal of an investor class action against the Public Trustee of Queensland over a failure to […]

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