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‘That’s something that happens in Victoria’: NSW judge hesitant to reallocate VW class actions settlement approval
Class Actions September 16, 2019 10:22 pm By Amelia Birnie

The judge overseeing multiple class actions against Volkswagen over its dieselgate emissions scandal has said he will “need persuading” before reallocating the settlement approval to […]

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Judge signs off on contested common fund bid in $1B IAG insurance class action
Class Actions September 13, 2019 9:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has approved a common fund application in a class action against two IAG entities over add-on insurance said to be worth up to […]

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Radio Rentals, AIG to pay $29M to settle ‘Rent, Try, Buy’ class action
Class Actions September 3, 2019 10:43 am By Christine Caulfield

Radio Rentals and its insurer, AIG, have reached a $29 million settlement in a consumer class action alleging the company pushed misleading ‘Rent, Try, $1 […]

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Radio Rentals, AIG ‘very close’ to settling consumer class action, court hears
Class Actions September 2, 2019 9:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

A consumer class action against Radio Rentals over its ‘Rent, Try, $1 Buy’ scheme is “very close” to settling, a court heard Monday, with just […]

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WorleyParsons ditches bid to close down class action mid-trial
Class Actions September 4, 2019 8:03 pm By Amelia Birnie

WorleyParsons has abandoned its mid-trial application to shut down a shareholder class action, amid uncertainty about whether the engineering company would be required to surrender […]

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WorleyParsons denies bid to shut down class action will spark ‘brave new world’
Class Actions September 3, 2019 9:32 pm By Amelia Birnie

Counsel for WorleyParsons has denied the engineering firm’s attempt to end a shareholder class action mid-trial would be the start of a “brave new world” […]

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Bellamy’s interests protected without class action cost-capping, Full Court says
Appeals August 28, 2019 8:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

Concerns about duplicative costs in multiple class actions are better addressed by case management decisions aimed at cutting excessive expense, not by limiting the amount […]

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Property developer Ralan Group faces potential class action over collapse
Class Actions September 9, 2019 10:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

William Roberts Lawyers and an unnamed litigation funder are investigating potential claims by property purchasers and investors against Ralan Group after the developer entered administration […]

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WorleyParsons may try to shut down class action as trial kicks off
Class Actions August 28, 2019 4:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

WorleyParsons may seek to shut down a shareholder class action against it due to an “insuperable obstacle” caused by last minute pleading amendments, the engineering […]

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Full Court tosses Bellamy’s class action cost-capping appeal
Appeals August 26, 2019 9:42 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bellamy’s has lost its appeals court battle to limit the costs incurred by lawyers jointly running two shareholder class actions against the baby food maker. […]

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