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Judge cuts Squire Patton Boggs, Piper Alderman fees in $19M Arasor deal
Securities April 18, 2018 11:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has signed off on a $19.25 million settlement in a shareholder class action brought against directors of defunct laser technology company Arasor International […]

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Judge OKs class settlement with Wickham Securities’ trustee
Securities April 18, 2018 10:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has signed off on a multi-million dollar settlement in a class action by retirees who claim they lost $27 million with the collapse […]

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At S&P class action trial, city treasurer accused of being ‘careless’
Class Actions April 14, 2018 1:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former treasurer for Coffs Harbour City Council was “careless” for not analysing the financial products he invested millions of dollars of the city’s funds […]

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Judge slams class action fee assessors
Class Actions April 3, 2018 11:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Federal Court judge has questioned the independence of for-hire fee assessors in class actions, calling their opinions on legal costs “next to useless”. In […]

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Cardtronics settles with ACCC over small business contracts
Financial Services March 27, 2018 4:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

ATM provider Cardtronics has agreed to change its small business contract, after the Australia’s consumer regulator found some of the terms of the contract were […]

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DibbsBarker to close up shop following Dentons deal
Business of Law March 22, 2018 10:11 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

DibbsBarker is closing its doors after signing a deal that will see 17 partners and support staff move to Dentons, the world’s largest firm. The […]

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ACCC ready to tackle competition in finance sector
Financial Services February 28, 2018 2:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said it is well positioned to investigate competition in the financial sector, in response to a recent report calling […]

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Australian litigation funder values caseload at $4.7B
Class Actions February 26, 2018 2:38 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

It might be in the glare of a government inquiry, but business is booming for Australian litigation backer IMF Bentham, which says its estimated caseload […]

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Commonwealth Bank denies Austrac money laundering claims
Financial Services February 23, 2018 8:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia on Friday pushed back against the majority of expanded claims brought by the anti-money laundering regulator and denied all allegations […]

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Quinn Emanuel brings class action against AMP
Class Actions May 9, 2018 10:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Quinn Emanuel has filed the first shareholder class action against AMP ahead of the beleaguered company’s annual general meeting on Thursday. The case […]

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