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Common fund bid in toxic foam class action dismissed after applicant bristles at more scrutiny
Class Actions April 12, 2019 11:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has tossed an application for a common fund order in a class action over the use of toxic foam on a RAAF base […]

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RCR Tomlinson class actions will fight to stay alive
Class Actions April 12, 2019 11:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two class actions against collapsed engineering firm RCR Tomlinson may be dismissed earlier than expected unless the Supreme Court allows them proceed against a liquidator […]

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Judge ‘uncomfortable’ with common fund order in toxic foam class actions
Class Actions April 3, 2019 5:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge overseeing three toxic foam class actions against the Commonwealth of Australia has said he’s not comfortable approving a common fund order which does […]

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Judge wants four referees in toxic foam class actions
Class Actions March 19, 2019 9:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Chief Justice of the Federal Court wants four referees to weigh what’s expected to be voluminous expert evidence in three class actions against the […]

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Commonwealth Bank wants to shut down one of two rival class actions
Class Actions March 11, 2019 8:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has launched a bid to stay a shareholder class action brought by boutique law firm Phi Finney McDonald after the […]

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Commonwealth Bank says it shouldn’t pay twice to defend two class actions
Class Actions February 25, 2019 11:54 am By Christine Caulfield

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia wants a judge to ensure it doesn’t get hit with double the cost for work defending two shareholder class actions […]

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“Something’s gone terribly wrong”: CIMIC slammed by class action judge
Class Actions February 19, 2019 2:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has reprimanded CIMIC Group’s preparations to defend a class action against it, saying a late attempt to file critical evidence was a sign […]

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‘Likely’ GetSwift class action settlement should not be delayed by High Court appeal, judge says
Class Actions February 7, 2019 9:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge won’t defer the opt-out notice in a shareholder class action against GetSwift pending the High Court’s decision on a special leave application to […]

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Rival law firms backpedal in deal over competing Commonwealth Bank class actions
Class Actions February 6, 2019 9:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firms Maurice Blackburn and Phi Finney McDonald have stepped back from a proposed consolidation of their class actions against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia […]

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GetSwift class notice delayed as law firm told to get ‘house in order’
Class Actions December 19, 2018 10:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

A law firm on the losing end of a landmark ruling over competing shareholder class actions against GetSwift has argued that a proposed opt-out notice […]

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