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Class action cases and trends to watch in 2019
Feature January 7, 2019 10:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

A challenge to the legality of common fund orders, an appeal to the High Court over the power of judges to stay competing cases, one […]

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Slater & Gordon looks to bow out of AMP class action beauty parade
Class Actions December 7, 2018 9:55 pm By Miklos Bolza and Christine Caulfield

And then there were four. Plaintiffs law firm Slater & Gordon wants to consolidate its AMP shareholder class action with Maurice Blackburn’s case and hand […]

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Battle to lead AMP action begins, and class members already winners, court told
Class Actions December 6, 2018 10:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

The showdown between five law firms vying to lead a class action over the AMP fees for no service scandal kicked off in the NSW […]

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As AMP royal commission witness retires, class action parade begins
Class Actions December 5, 2018 10:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP’s advice executive Jack Regan, the witness who aired the firm’s fees-for-no-service dirty laundry at the Royal Commission, has retired, a day before five law […]

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Quinn Emanuel reveals ‘step up’ funding model in AMP class action beauty pageant
Class Actions October 10, 2018 9:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Quinn Emanuel¬†Urquhart & Sullivan will call in US experts to back up its proposed “step up” funding model as five law firms begin […]

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Hancock fights back against doc bid in Rinehart family feud
Energy & Natural Resources August 27, 2018 11:24 am By Miklos Bolza

Hancock Prospecting, owned by mining magnate Mrs Gina Rinehart, is fighting a bid by daughter Ms Bianca Rinehart to access the company’s books and records, […]

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AMP class action lawyers agree to ceasefire in jurisdictional war
Class Actions July 13, 2018 8:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyers in the turf war over five competing AMP class actions have agreed to a temporary peace accord after the battleground edged close to the […]

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Lawyers won’t move AMP class actions without a fight
Class Actions July 17, 2018 8:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

Applicants in four Federal Court class actions against AMP won’t voluntarily move their cases to the NSW Supreme Court on the invitation of a state […]

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Judge limits ‘impermissibly wide’ subpoenas in Rinehart family feud
Energy & Natural Resources July 17, 2018 9:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

Bianca Rinehart has won a small legal victory over her mother, Gina Rinehart, with the Supreme Court permitting, but limiting, her use of subpoenas to […]

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