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Bellamy’s interests protected without class action cost-capping, Full Court says
Appeals 2019-08-28 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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WorleyParsons may try to shut down class action as trial kicks off
Class Actions 2019-08-28 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 2019-08-26 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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Radio Rentals applicants fear prejudice if settlement talks break down
Class Actions 2019-08-22 3:45 pm By Amelia Birnie

The applicants in the Radio Rentals “Rent, Try $1 Buy” class action have flagged the potential for prejudice caused by the respondents’ late evidence, with […]

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‘A degree of chaos’: Judge questions IAG common fund as High Court decision looms
Insurance 2019-08-16 8:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has questioned a bid for a common fund order in a class action against two IAG entities over allegedly worthless add-on insurance, saying […]

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Samsung challenges $138M arbitration award in Roy Hill mine dispute
Arbitration 2019-08-15 9:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

South Korea’s Samsung C&T Corporation has launched two bids in Singapore to set aside a US$94 million (AU$138 million) award relating to its dispute with […]

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‘We’re not in the realm of snake oil’: AFT appeals Maxigesic judgment
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-08-13 9:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

AFT Pharmaceuticals has challenged a Federal Court decision that found its Maxisegic ads were misleading and deceptive, saying the judge “set the bar too high” […]

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Full Court docket stacked with class action appeals
Appeals 2019-08-08 10:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court is set to hear appeals in four class actions in the August sitting, giving the court a chance to address important […]

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Spanish energy co sues to enforce $139M arbitration award over Roy Hill mine
Arbitration 2019-08-06 12:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

Spanish oil and gas company Duro Felguera has filed Federal Court proceedings to enforce a $139 million arbitration award related to the Pilbara-based Roy Hill […]

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ACCC challenges court’s dismissal of ‘flushable’ wipes case
Appeals 2019-07-29 4:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has appealed a Federal Court judgment tossing its consumer case against Kimberly-Clark over “flushable” wipes. Justice Jacqueline Gleeson threw […]

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