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AIG loses appeal over insolvency exclusion in Kaboko Mining D&O policy
Insurance 2019-06-14 9:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

AIG Australia has failed to convince the Full Federal Court that an insolvency exclusion in a directors and officers policy held by Kaboko Mining should […]

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NAB takes captive insurer, Lloyd’s units to court over coverage dispute
Insurance 2019-05-27 11:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

The National Australia Bank has filed a lawsuit against its Singapore-based captive insurance unit and three syndicates of global insurance giant Lloyd’s seeking coverage for […]

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BHP wins bid for High Court intervention in $82M fight with tax office
Tax 2019-05-15 10:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has agreed to take up an appeal by mining giant BHP Group Limited in its battle with the Australian Tax Office over […]

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Red Bull wins cancellation of Bullsone’s trade mark after auto parts company a no-show
Intellectual Property 2019-04-26 1:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

Energy drink giant Red Bull has won judgment against South Korea’s Bullsone in a battle over the auto parts company’s Australian trade mark for a […]

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Judge ‘uncomfortable’ with common fund order in toxic foam class actions
Class Actions 2019-04-03 5:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge overseeing three toxic foam class actions against the Commonwealth of Australia has said he’s not comfortable approving a common fund order which does […]

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Casual worker class actions put on hold amid WorkPac Full Court appeal
Class Actions 2019-04-01 1:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two Adero Law-led class actions against Hays Specialist Recruitment and Stellar Personnel have been put on hold amid a looming Full Court appeal by Workpac […]

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Class action applicant can join landmark WorkPac appeal
Employment 2019-03-27 4:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in an $84 million class action against labour hire company WorkPac has been given the green light to intervene in an appeal […]

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WorkPac wants $84M casual worker class action thrown out
Class Actions 2019-03-25 5:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Labour hire company WorkPac has asked the court to dismiss an $84 million class action brought on behalf of thousands of casual mine workers alleging […]

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Judge wants four referees in toxic foam class actions
Class Actions 2019-03-19 9:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Chief Justice of the Federal Court wants four referees to weigh what’s expected to be voluminous expert evidence in three class actions against the […]

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Common fund rulings a boon for class action litigation funders, experts say
Analysis 2019-03-01 9:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two rulings Friday keeping alive the common fund order are a ringing endorsement by the courts of the important role that litigation funders play in […]

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