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AMP’s bid to declass insurance class action ‘antithesis’ of interests of justice, court rules
Class Actions 2021-11-26 2:36 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Financial services company AMP has lost its bid to de-class representative proceedings brought on behalf of 1.5 million insurance customers. The Piper Alderman and Shine […]

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Judge warns AMP it could face 1.2M lawsuits if declassing bid succeeds
Class Actions 2021-10-11 10:07 pm By Cindy Cameronne

AMP and a number of its financial planning subsidiaries could face 1.2 million individual claims if they win a bid to declass a group proceeding […]

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Colonial must give class action info on financial position after ‘unsatisfactory’ liability transfer
Financial Services 2021-10-05 2:11 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has told a Colonial First State Investments unit to provide information about its financial position to the lead applicant in a class action […]

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NAB super class action must cover bases with group members after landmark ruling
Class Actions 2021-08-23 2:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

The applicant in a Federal Court class action against NAB superannuation trustee NULIS has been ordered to find a sample group member in light of […]

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Court cuts silk’s fees in Westpac class action
Class Actions 2021-08-09 3:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

The former senior counsel in a settled insurance class action against Westpac has had his fees reduced by $70,000 after the Federal Court heard some […]

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Judge orders tweak to CBA insurance rort class action
Class Actions 2021-06-22 5:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicants in a class action against two CBA units over allegedly excessive insurance premiums have been ordered to amend their pleadings to expand […]

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AMP launches bid to declass excessive insurance class action
Class Actions 2021-06-18 12:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

AMP and a number of its financial planning subsidiaries have launched a bid to declass a group proceeding jointly run by Piper Alderman and Shine […]

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Grant Thornton can bring cross-claim against Forge Group
Professional Negligence 2021-05-21 9:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Grant Thornton has won approval to a bring a cross-claim against Forge Group, just three months ahead of trial in the collapsed engineering company’s case […]

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CBA denies fiduciary duty owed to group members in insurance ‘rort’ class action
Class Actions 2021-03-29 1:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two Commonwealth Bank of Australia subsidiaries have denied that they owed fiduciary duties to group members in a class action over allegedly excessive insurance premiums […]

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Forge liquidators investigate potential case against auditors KPMG
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-11-12 8:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two special purpose liquidators appointed to collapsed engineering and construction company Forge Group are investigating a potential lawsuit against KPMG, which audited the doomed business […]

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