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Quintis class actions reload as insurance brawl delays settlement approval
Class Actions 2021-07-05 4:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two shareholder class actions against sandalwood producer Quintis that reached an in principle settlement over a year ago are moving forward following a protracted dispute […]

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Group members can switch law firms in Monsanto class action
Class Actions 2021-06-25 1:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

A dozen group members can opt out of Maurice Blackburn’s Roundup class action against Monsanto and switch to a competing class action being run by […]

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$10M settlement offer rejected by plaintiffs in Advanta Seeds class action
Class Actions 2021-06-08 2:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

Plaintiffs in a class action against Advanta Seeds rejected a $10 million offer to settle the litigation, which was later dismissed by a judge. But […]

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Fonterra can’t keep company name out of class action website domain
Class Actions 2021-05-28 3:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Dairy co-operative Fonterra has lost a bid to keep the company’s name out of the domain of a website to be set up for a […]

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Appeal fails in case accusing pharma CEO of assaulting staff with syringe
Employment 2021-05-12 4:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former CEO of a global pharmaceutical company has lost his appeal of a ruling throwing out a lawsuit he brought against his former employer […]

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Judge won’t keep sales figures confidential in epic Cargill, Viterra battle
Corporate 2021-05-11 3:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Victoria Supreme Court judge has rejected a post-trial bid to keep details of the 2019 sale of Cargill’s malt business under wraps in a […]

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Appeals court clarifies peak indebtedness rule in partial win for Gunns creditor
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-05-11 12:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

An unsecured creditor of collapsed forestry giant Gunns Group has partially succeeded on appeal of a judgment that ordered repayment of $2 million that Gunns […]

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Farmers appeal ruling tossing contaminated seeds class action against Advanta
Class Actions 2021-05-11 9:55 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Queensland and NSW sorghum farmers have appealed a ruling that shut down its class action brought over allegedly contaminated seeds, saying the judge was wrong […]

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Judge slams Monsanto’s ‘highly unsatisfactory’ behaviour in Roundup class action
Class Actions 2021-05-10 4:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has criticised agricultural giant Monsanto for its “highly unsatisfactory” conduct in ignoring court orders in a class action over its allegedly cancer-causing Roundup […]

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Creditors of LGL Commodities may have case against lawyers, judge says
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-04-21 3:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

Creditors of collapsed grain trader LGL Commodities might have a right of action against solicitors for the company’s liquidators for failing to comply with court […]

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