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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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EY nears settlement in negligence case over Coca-Cola Amatil sale of SPC
Accounting 2021-09-16 12:27 pm By Bianca Hrovat

EY has reached an in-principle settlement in a case brought by Melbourne-based joint venture Shepparton Partners Collective alleging the consulting giant was negligent, but the […]

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‘Curious choice’ to sue PwC and not Baker McKenzie, judge says
Accounting 2021-09-13 2:00 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Chinese lender Aoyin must pay PricewaterhouseCoopers’ legal costs for a vacated trial after Aoyin’s eleventh hour decision to join Baker McKenzie to a $10 million […]

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PwC partner kept on JBS brief to maintain privilege despite CFO’s unhappiness
Business of Law 2021-09-10 9:16 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A PwC partner who the ATO claims was assigned to work on a matter for meat processing company JBS to bring a “cloak of legal […]

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PwC partner at centre of ATO privilege spat earned less than non-lawyer assistants, court hears
Tax 2021-09-09 6:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

A PwC partner who the ATO claims was assigned to work on a matter for meat processing company JBS to bring a “cloak of legal […]

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PwC client says ATO’s privilege case ‘nightmare to the rule of law’
Business of Law 2021-09-08 9:06 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Meat processing company and former PricewaterhouseCoopers client JBS has slammed as a “nightmare to the rule of law” a claim by the Commissioner of Taxation […]

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PwC partner was used to give ‘cloak of privilege’ to work, ATO tells court
Tax 2021-09-06 9:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

Accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers used one of its legally qualified partners as a “postbox” to provide a “cloak of privilege” to work conducted for meat processing […]

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Claims against PwC trimmed in class action over $50M Axsesstoday bond prospectus
Class Actions 2021-09-03 2:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The applicant in a class action against PricewaterhouseCoopers over a $50 million bond prospectus for asset finance lender Axsesstoday has dropped claims accusing the accounting […]

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PwC settles Zilzie Wines lawsuit over unsolicited R&D tax advice
Financial Services 2021-09-01 5:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement has been reached in a Murray Darling wine making family’s lawsuit accusing PricewaterhouseCoopers of providing bad unsolicited tax advice that caused them more […]

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EY asks court to toss negligence case over Coca-Cola Amatil’s SPC sale
Accounting 2021-08-31 10:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

Consulting giant EY wants a court to dismiss a case brought by a joint venture alleging negligence in due diligence reports of Coca-Cola Amatil’s $40 […]

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