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Quinn Emanuel files appeal after losing AMP class action contest
Appeals June 19, 2019 9:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has followed through on its threat to appeal a high stakes ruling that shut down its shareholder class […]

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Bannister Law founder facing subpoena in NSW ambulance privacy class action
Class Actions June 12, 2019 1:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action against the NSW government over a contractor who sold the personal details of 130 ambulance workers to personal injury law firms has […]

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Quinn Emanuel to appeal loss in AMP class action beauty parade
Class Actions May 29, 2019 5:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has told the court it will appeal a judgment permanently staying its shareholder class action against AMP over […]

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Funders feel the heat as AMP ruling shows returns to class members matter most
Analysis May 24, 2019 3:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge’s decision to pick Maurice Blackburn’s no win, no fee class action against AMP over three funded class actions puts the pressure on litigation […]

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No win, no fee funding model carries Maurice Blackburn to victory in AMP class action contest
Class Actions May 23, 2019 10:29 am By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn’s shareholder class action against AMP — the only action not backed by a litigation funder — has been picked as the winner in […]

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Law firms to learn fate in AMP class action beauty parade
Analysis May 21, 2019 11:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

A ruling by a judge deciding a four-way contest to run a shareholder class action against AMP is expected this week, a judgment significant not […]

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Judge orders costs for infamous anti-suit injunction in AMP class action turf war
Financial Services April 2, 2019 10:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge who entertained an anti-suit injunction in the AMP class action jurisdictional battle that set off what another judge called an “unseemly debacle” has […]

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Common fund rulings a boon for class action litigation funders, experts say
Analysis March 1, 2019 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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Judges have the power to issue common fund orders, appeals courts rule
Class Actions March 1, 2019 8:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

Common fund orders in class actions are legal and not unconstitutional, six judges found Friday after a history-making joint sitting of two appeals courts. With […]

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Former MP Ian Macdonald gets conviction overturned
White Collar February 25, 2019 9:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

A five-member appeals panel in the NSW Supreme Court has overturned former NSW Labor Minister for Mineral Resources Ian Macdonald’s conviction for wilful misconduct of […]

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