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Class action giants to play nice in Brambles class actions
Class Actions January 24, 2019 12:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

Responding to a judge’s criticism of the class action “beauty parade”, two rival law firms have come up with a plan to deal with their […]

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The unforgettable class action rulings of 2018
Feature January 4, 2019 11:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

Last year was an exciting one for class action lawyers, with monumental court decisions on competing cases, cross-jurisdictional spats, proportionality in settlements and the power […]

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Full Court tosses ACCC appeal in Medibank disclosure case
Competition & Consumer Protection December 20, 2018 10:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has lost an appeal of a ruling that dismissed its case over allegedly inadequate disclosures by private health insurer […]

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Appealing GetSwift class action ruling comes at a cost, Full Court says
Appeals December 20, 2018 1:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

The law firms that challenged a ruling staying their cases against GetSwift gave the Full Federal Court a chance to guide judges managing competing class […]

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Battle over competing GetSwift class actions goes to High Court
Breaking News December 17, 2018 4:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Squire Patton Boggs is taking a fight over a ruling that shut down its shareholder class action against logistics startup GetSwift to the […]

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ASIC wins High Court battle in Prime Trust saga
Appeals December 13, 2018 8:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission has largely prevailed on appeal to the High Court in its case against former directors of collapsed retirement village […]

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Funders’ cut won’t exceed 25% in Spotless class action
Class Actions November 27, 2018 3:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

The two funders paying for a shareholder class action against facility services company Spotless Group want 25 percent of any net settlement or judgment in […]

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Quinn’s fees, funder’s cut slashed in Bank of Queensland class action settlement
Class Actions November 26, 2018 10:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has taken a hatchet to Quinn Emanuel’s fees and the funder’s cut in a $12 million settlement of a class action against Bank […]

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Judge OKs cut to $30M Palm Island class action settlement for financial advice
Class Actions November 26, 2018 4:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has signed off on an application to set aside a portion of a $30 million settlement in a class action over the 2004 […]

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What you need to know about the GetSwift ruling
Analysis November 21, 2018 11:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

The court’s authority to shut down competing class actions is no longer in doubt after Tuesday’s Full Federal Court judgment in the case against GetSwift, […]

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