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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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Court approves $6.7M settlement in MacMahon class action
Class Actions December 12, 2018 4:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has signed off on a $6.7 million settlement in a shareholder class action against mining firm MacMahon Holdings that will see group members […]

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CBA open to consolidation of dual class actions
Class Actions December 4, 2018 12:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia is open to a proposal to consolidate two shareholder class actions filed over alleged breaches of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism […]

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Westpac life insurance class action stayed pending landmark appeal
Financial Services October 29, 2018 9:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action against Westpac over allegedly excessive insurance premiums has been put on ice after funder JustKapital filed an application to stay the case […]

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Judge urges class action lawyers to solve multiplicity problem
Class Actions October 26, 2018 4:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

Blasting the battle of competing class actions as a fight for the “commercial interests” of litigation funders not class members, a judge has called on […]

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Westpac fights Deloitte subpoena in life insurance class action
Class Actions October 24, 2018 9:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

Westpac is contesting a subpoena in a class action over allegedly excessive life insurance premiums for documents from Deloitte that may reveal how the bank […]

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AMP slams ‘red herring’ in class action transfer fight
Class Actions August 14, 2018 8:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Embattled financial giant AMP on Tuesday criticised concerns raised by lawyers for the federal class actions about group members’ opt out rights, saying the concerns […]

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