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IOOF unit’s appeal targets Sparke Helmore
Legal Ethics January 13, 2020 4:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

An IOOF subsidiary has appealed a $76.6 million judgment finding it breached its duty in relation to the sale of a 46,000 hectare plantation by […]

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‘Rambling and non-responsive’: Law firm dodges $6.5M negligence claim
Business of Law January 13, 2020 1:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

A law firm has dodged a $6.5 million negligence claim by a Tasmanian agricultural business over advice supplied about agreements entered into with a division […]

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IMF drops fight over commission in settled Murray Goulburn class action
Class Actions December 20, 2019 9:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

Litigation funder IMF Bentham has thrown in the towel in a battle over its cut of a $42 million settlement in a class action against […]

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Fight to lead Monsanto class action could be on the cards
Product Liability December 19, 2019 2:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

A beauty contest to lead a class action against Monsanto over its allegedly cancer-causing weedkiller Roundup could be on foot, with the US chemical giant […]

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$42M Murray Goulburn settlement wins approval, but fight over funder’s cut still on
Class Actions December 6, 2019 2:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two months after rejecting the deal because the litigation funder’s cut appeared excessive, a judge has approved a $42 million class action settlement with Murray […]

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Coles to pay $5.25M to Norco dairy farmers after ACCC investigation
Competition & Consumer Protection December 5, 2019 4:28 pm By

Coles has agreed to pay about $5.25 million to dairy co-operative Norco after an investigation by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission found the supermarket […]

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Settlement approval in second Murray Goulburn class action could be ‘messier’, judge says
Class Actions December 3, 2019 2:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected a proposal to jointly hear argument for approval of settlements in two class actions against milk supplier Murray Goulburn, saying the […]

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Short seller Bonitas ‘respectfully declines’ to show, but judge sets hearing anyway
Securities November 29, 2019 11:28 pm By Hannah Gee

A judge has set down next Monday for a hearing in a case brought by an Australian fund manager against US short seller Bonitas, despite […]

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Funder’s cut, legal fees face scrutiny in second Murray Goulburn class action
Class Actions November 27, 2019 11:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder financing the second of two recently settled shareholder class actions against Murray Goulburn will face similar scrutiny over its commission as the […]

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Former CEO says Papyrus defamed him by leaving him out of annual report
Defamation November 19, 2019 4:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

Sustainable tech firm Papyrus Australia has lost its bid to throw out a $750,000 defamation case brought against it by an ex-managing director, which alleges […]

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