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7-Eleven class action funder wins first-ever interim payment from settlement
Class Actions 2022-06-17 4:24 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has granted a litigation funder for two franchisee class actions against 7-Eleven an interim payment to cover its costs ahead of a ruling […]

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‘Unsatisfactory state of affairs’: 7-Eleven class action funder wants $16.6M advance on payout
Class Actions 2022-06-15 4:49 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A litigation funder for two franchisee class actions against 7-Eleven has asked a court for a $16.6 million payout to cover its costs before a […]

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Ex-Dick Smith CEO should be liable for approving $28.5M in dividends, appeals court told
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-05-30 9:30 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The former CEO of failed electronics retailer Dick Smith should be held responsible for approving two dividend payments worth $28.5 million which the company could […]

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GetSwift, directors drop appeal of judgment on ‘PR-driven’ approach to disclosures
Securities 2022-05-16 11:38 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Logistics company GetSwift and its directors have dropped their challenge to a judgment that found the company breached its continuous disclosure obligations with its “PR-driven” […]

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7-Eleven class action law firm’s billing practice ‘troubling’, court hears
Class Actions 2022-05-13 9:46 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing two franchisee class actions against 7-Eleven that settled for $98 million has been urged to cut the payout to the law firm […]

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7-Eleven class action judge urged to accept lawyer’s word on deferred fees claim
Class Actions 2022-04-22 10:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

No evidence was produced of a deferred fee arrangement between the law firm and funder backing franchise class actions against 7-Eleven, and the “unequivocal” denial […]

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IAG investigates underwriter accused of issuing unauthorised Greensill policy
Insurance 2022-04-07 9:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

Insurance Australia Group is investigating the underwriter behind an allegedly unauthorised trade credit policy issued to Greensill Capital, according to a defence by the insurer […]

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Court to probe if 7-Eleven class action funder, law firm had deferred fee arrangement
Class Actions 2022-04-06 11:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

A marathon hearing of an application for court approval of a $98 million settlement in two 7-Eleven class actions has ended with a judge taking […]

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$98M 7-Eleven class action settlement approved but costs, commission hang in the balance
Class Actions 2022-04-04 12:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has signed off on a $98 million settlement in two franchisee class actions against 7-Eleven, but has yet to reach a decision on […]

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7-Eleven class action lawyer accused of retaliation, deliberate late billing
Class Actions 2022-03-30 9:39 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A solicitor running two franchisee class actions against 7-Eleven “retaliated” against a group member who objected to a $98 million settlement and issued a late […]

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