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Icon seeks to recoup Opal Tower losses in latest class action cross-claim
Class Actions April 2, 2020 4:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Construction giant Icon has filed a cross-claim against the prefab concrete company behind the ill-fated Opal Tower, seeking to recover at least part of almost […]

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Online trial planned in Opal Tower builder’s case against insurers
Construction March 26, 2020 10:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Federal Court is pushing ahead with an expedited trial in Icon Co.’s case against Liberty Mutual Insurance and QBE over the Opal Tower disaster, […]

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CFMEU says worker tests positive for COVID-19, maintains construction an ‘essential service’
Construction March 26, 2020 3:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The CFMEU said Thursday that a Melbourne construction worker had tested positive for coronavirus, but maintained its position that construction sites should be deemed an […]

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Boral hit with shareholder class action over US business disclosures
Class Actions March 24, 2020 9:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Construction giant Boral is facing a shareholder class action for allegedly failing to disclose financial irregularities in its US windows business. The lawsuit, filed Monday […]

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Three law firms now facing class actions over Ralan advice
Class Actions March 12, 2020 2:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

Three Sydney-based law firms are now facing claims by Australian-Chinese investors seeking over $6 million in damages for allegedly negligent advice provided about investment properties […]

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Sydney law firm hit with $2M class action over Ralan property advice
Class Actions March 11, 2020 5:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action seeking almost $2 million in damages has been launched on behalf of Australian-Chinese investors against a Sydney law firm over advice on […]

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Icon can’t block Opal Tower developer from calling on $3.9M guarantee
Construction March 5, 2020 4:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

The builder behind the ill-fated Opal Tower has lost its opposition in the NSW Supreme Court to a $3.9 million guarantee requested by the property’s […]

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Deloitte partners can’t dodge production order after ‘outrageous’ removal of audit files, Full Court says
Class Actions February 27, 2020 10:00 am By Miklos Bolza

Deloitte has lost its appeal of a ruling in a shareholder class action over the collapse of Hastie Group that compelled the production of audit […]

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Combustible cladding class action gets makeover
Class Actions February 27, 2020 5:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a class action over allegedly combustible cladding has been ordered to immediately pay the defendants’ costs that were thrown away by […]

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Six-year delay in judge’s ruling ‘deplorable’, Full Court says in Boral sex harassment case
Employment February 20, 2020 4:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Wood products giant Boral Timber has been found vicariously liable for a male worker’s sexual harrassment of a female colleague, with an appeals court overturning […]

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