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Judge won’t let two class actions against Freedom Foods, Deloitte run in parallel
Class Actions 2021-09-22 1:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has rejected an application by the plaintiffs in two class actions against Freedom Foods and Deloitte to run their cases side-by-side, but said […]

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MIS regime poses ‘real risk’ to consolidating Freedom Foods class actions, court told
Class Actions 2021-09-17 10:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

Recent changes to the law requiring funded class actions to be registered as managed investment schemes have complicated the question of how best to resolve […]

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Judge scolds Linchpin liquidators for ‘unsatisfactory’ conduct in class action
Class Actions 2021-08-20 4:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has criticised the liquidators of collapsed financial group Linchpin Capital after they failed to inform the court whether they intended to defend class […]

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Deloitte settles partner’s age discrimination lawsuit
Employment 2021-06-24 5:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Deloitte has agreed to settle a $3.8 million lawsuit brought by a partner that challenged the accounting firm’s mandatory retirement policy. The firm confirmed Thursday […]

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Class actions against Freedom Foods, Deloitte line up for second beauty parade since High Court nod
Class Actions 2021-05-20 10:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

The stage is set for a beauty parade of two shareholder class actions against Freedom Foods and Deloitte, and the judge overseeing the cases has […]

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Deloitte can’t shield retirement talk docs in $3.8M age discrimination suit
Employment 2021-04-27 1:12 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Deloitte has failed to set aside a request for documents recording talks with partners about retirement after they turned 62, in a closely watched age […]

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Deloitte wants to keep lid on retirement talks in $3.8M age discrimination lawsuit
Employment 2021-04-07 5:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Deloitte is seeking to set aside a subpoena for documents recording chats with partners about retirement after they turned 62, in a closely watched age […]

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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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Partner in age discrimination suit says Deloitte acting like he’s out the door
Employment 2021-03-01 6:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

A partner who hit Deloitte with a $3.8 million age discrimination lawsuit says the accounting giant has been treating him as an “inactive partner” who […]

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Deloitte admits it has ‘expectation’ partners will retire at 62
Accounting 2021-02-09 9:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

Accounting giant Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu has admitted in a Federal Court defence that it expects its partners to retire at the age of 62, but […]

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