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Key insight into claim on Warranty & Indemnity insurance
Expert Insights November 14, 2019 9:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Supreme Court of Victoria has considered whether an insured buyer under a warranty and indemnity (W&I) policy is entitled to indemnity from an insurer […]

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Ex-Murray Goulburn execs say judge should not disqualify them again
Securities November 13, 2019 11:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

The former chief financial officer of Murray Goulburn has asked a judge to relieve him from any disqualification order sought by the corporate watchdog in its case over his alleged role in the milk supplier’s continuous disclosure breaches, saying he is already the subject of orders that ban him from the dairy industry.

Funder to fight for Murray Goulburn class action commission, as milk supplier settles second case
Class Actions November 1, 2019 9:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

Murray Goulburn has agreed to pay $37.5 million to resolve the second of two shareholder class actions over its 2016 profit forecasts, as the $42 […]

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ACCC extends review of $350M ANZ, GrainCorp deal
Competition & Consumer Protection October 24, 2019 1:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has extended its review of ANZ Terminals’ proposed acquisition of a unit of global agribusiness GrainCorp, after expressed competition […]

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Quintis founder wins unredacted transcripts of ASIC chats with directors
White Collar October 23, 2019 9:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

Quintis founder Frank Wilson has won his bid for unredacted transcripts of ASIC examinations with six former directors of the failed sandalwood company. Wilson, who […]

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Stage set for battle over court’s power to vary class action funding agreements
Analysis October 22, 2019 11:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge’s decision refusing to approve a $42 million settlement in a shareholder class action against Murray Goulburn because of a “too high” funder’s commission […]

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IOOF unit wins stay of $76M judgment as it mulls appeal of case against Sparke Helmore
Restructuring & Insolvency October 22, 2019 11:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has briefly stayed his $76.6 million judgment against IOOF subsidiary Australian Executor Trustees over the sale of a timber plantation by the collapsed […]

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Short seller Bonitas ignores Rural Funds action, threatens defamation lawsuit
Securities October 18, 2019 8:36 pm By Amelia Birnie

Activist US short seller Bonitas Research is refusing to participate in legal action brought in Australia by Rural Funds Group, as it continues to press […]

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a2 Milk loses another trade mark opposition as high-stakes appeal looms
Intellectual Property October 17, 2019 4:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The a2 Milk Company has come up short again in opposing a competitor’s bid to register a trade mark containing “a2”, with a delegate finding […]

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Judge rejects $42M Murray Goulburn class action settlement, says funder’s cut too high
Class Actions October 16, 2019 2:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has refused to sign off on a $42 million settlement of a class action against dairy giant Murray Goulburn, saying the commission sought […]

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