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Royal commission class actions keep rolling in, one year after Hayne report
Financial Services January 23, 2020 7:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A year after Commissioner Kenneth Hayne released his scathing report, companies in the financial services sector are still facing fresh class actions over conduct aired […]

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Crown wins challenge to ‘impermissible’ order letting jailed staff talk to class action firm
Class Actions January 22, 2020 3:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

Crown Resorts has successfully challenged a ruling allowing law firm Maurice Blackburn to communicate with 18 formerly jailed employees to gather evidence in its shareholder […]

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NAB units face class action over ‘regrettable mismanagement’ of super accounts
Class Actions January 22, 2020 1:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two National Australia Bank units have been hit with a class action alleging they violated their duties as superannuation trustees by allegedly failing to transfer […]

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Melbourne dermatologist wins ugly fight with Johnson & Johnson over beauty cream trade mark
Intellectual Property January 22, 2020 11:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The owner of a Melbourne-based dermatology clinic has come out on top in a battle with Johnson & Johnson over a trade mark for creams […]

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Glencore unit does not owe injured workers unlimited personal leave, court says
Employment January 21, 2020 4:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

A subsidiary of mining giant Glencore has defeated a case brought by the CFMEU claiming it was obligated to pay unlimited amounts of personal leave […]

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IMF poised to take over class actions from rival funders rattled by common fund ruling
Class Actions January 20, 2020 3:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

Litigation funder IMF Bentham has shrugged off concerns about the High Court’s recent ruling on common fund orders, telling investors that it’s in a position […]

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Ashurst admits to underpaying staff
Business of Law January 20, 2020 5:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

Ashurst has become the latest law firm to be ensnared in the underpayments scandal affecting Australian businesses, with the firm admitting to underpaying a number […]

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Court has power to make cy-pres orders in class action settlements, judge says
Class Actions January 17, 2020 10:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge who last month approved a $29 million settlement in a consumer class action against Radio Rentals has held that courts have power to […]

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Employees should be entitled to damages for missed super payments, Maurice Blackburn says
ASIC January 17, 2020 6:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

A new superannuation bill working its way through the Federal Parliament should include a right of action for employees to seek damages against businesses that […]

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Class action appeals ruling allowing 7-Eleven to seek litigation releases
Class Actions January 16, 2020 10:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The lead applicant in a class action against 7-Eleven has appealed a ruling that denied its bid to block the convenience store chain from seeking […]

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