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Law firm seeks to drop two class actions on behalf of coal mine casuals
Employment 2021-11-19 5:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

A law firm that has filed seven class actions on behalf of casual coal mine workers is looking to discontinue two of those cases, after […]

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IOOF to face expanded misconduct allegations in shareholder class action
Class Actions 2021-11-19 3:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has given the green light to expanded misconduct allegations in a shareholder class action against IOOF, including claims of insider trading and front-running. […]

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Low GetSwift class action settlement to get OK despite ‘slam dunk’ case
Class Actions 2021-11-18 2:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has indicated he will approve the ‘very low’ GetSwift class action settlement because the company appeared to be broke, but the law firm […]

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‘Cranky’ judge slams ‘disgraceful’ year-long privilege fight in class action against Westpac units
Class Actions 2021-11-18 4:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has scolded Slater & Gordon and two Westpac subsidiaries for a “disgraceful” privilege spat in a class action over allegedly excessive superannuation fees […]

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Judge shoots down Colonial First State’s bid for warning in class action opt out notice
Class Actions 2021-11-17 9:29 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A judge has knocked back Colonial First State’s bid to warn around 100,000 group members that even if they opt out of a class action […]

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Woolworths class action settlement to cover $1.75M legal bill, but no payout for group members
Employment 2021-11-12 11:06 am By Miklos Bolza

Woolworths has agreed to pay $1.75 million in Adero Law’s legal costs as part of a settlement of an underpayments class action which will see […]

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Crown pays $125M to settle class action over Chinese gambling disclosures
Class Actions 2021-10-29 9:30 am By Christine Caulfield

Crown Resorts has reached a $125 million settlement in a shareholder class action, avoiding a six-week trial scheduled to begin on Monday. The settlement resolves […]

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Class action silks thank court for OKing in-person trial that didn’t happen
Courts 2021-10-29 7:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

A settlement in the class action against Crown Resorts put paid to an in-person trial before it began, but gathering in court on Friday to […]

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Agrison to pay $284,000 for misleading warranty representations
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-10-22 6:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

Agricultural equipment supplier Agrison has been ordered to pay a $220,000 pecuniary penalty after admitting to misleading its customers about the terms of its tractor […]

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Colonial First State ordered to pay $20M for misleading 13,000 MySuper members
Financial Services 2021-10-19 2:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has slugged wealth management firm Colonial First State Investments with a $20 million penalty for misleading almost 13,000 superannuation members about their […]

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