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‘A disappointing result’: Judge approves $25M settlement in Dick Smith class actions
Class Actions 2021-03-17 11:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has approved a “disappointing” $25 million settlement in long-running class action litigation over the collapse of electronics retailer Dick Smith with claims worth […]

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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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Judge refuses class action’s bid to amend forex cartel case against banks
Class Actions 2021-02-01 3:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has sided with five investments banks and rejected a bid to amend a class action alleging a series of cartel agreements to rig […]

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Banks plead not guilty as ANZ cartel case heads to trial in Federal Court
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-12-08 3:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

Three banks have been committed to stand trial after pleading not guilty to criminal charges stemming from an alleged cartel agreement reached in a $2.5 […]

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AMP to tell advisers exiting BOLR program about class action
Class Actions 2020-12-04 12:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The parties in a class action against AMP over changes to its buyer of last resort policy have agreed to a communications protocol making settlement […]

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AMP clashes with BOLR class action over releases for financial advisers
Financial Services 2020-11-24 6:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyers behind a class action against AMP over changes to its buyer of last resort policy have told a court the parties can’t agree on […]

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‘The Ben Hur of cartel class actions’: Rate-rigging case comes under attack
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-10-08 6:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

Five investment banks facing a class action for their alleged rigging of foreign exchange rates have slammed the “unclear” and “incredibly vague” case, saying it […]

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Former solicitor general to act as contradictor in GetSwift recusal appeal
Alan Shearer 2020-11-25 4:42 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Former solicitor general Justin Gleeson SC has been appointed contradictor in GetSwift’s battle to have the judge overseeing a shareholder class action disqualify himself from […]

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GetSwift won’t give up bid for judge’s disqualification in class action
Class Actions 2020-09-28 12:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

GetSwift is keeping up its fight to have the judge overseeing a shareholder class action disqualify himself from the proceedings after overseeing the trial in […]

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GetSwift judge won’t disqualify himself from class action
Class Actions 2020-09-09 6:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a class action against GetSwift has refused to disqualify himself from the proceedings, rejecting claims that he could not be seen to […]

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