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Dick Smith insurers face class action over IPO-related policy
Class Actions July 8, 2019 4:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

Allianz and a number of other insurers of Dick Smith are now facing a class action over the extent of coverage under an insurance policy […]

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IOOF unit’s case ‘utterly unsupportable’, Sparke Helmore tells court
Trials July 2, 2019 8:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

Sparke Helmore has refuted allegations by IOOF subsidiary Australian Executor Trustees (SA) that it failed to provide proper legal advice to the trustee on a […]

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‘Neglect, inexperience, incompetence’: IOOF unit faces $82M trial over plantation sale
Trials July 1, 2019 7:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

IOOF subsidiary Australian Executor Trustees (SA) is facing an $82 million claim for compensation by investors angered by the way the trustee handled the sale […]

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$6M class action settlement is one claim under insurance policy, Bank of Queensland says
Class Actions May 14, 2019 8:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Bank of Queensland has criticised a judgment which found the bank’s insurance policy left it on the hook for a $6 million settlement of […]

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Judge orders costs for infamous anti-suit injunction in AMP class action turf war
Financial Services April 2, 2019 10:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge who entertained an anti-suit injunction in the AMP class action jurisdictional battle that set off what another judge called an “unseemly debacle” has […]

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Litigation funders slugged with cost of jurisdictional battle over AMP class actions
Class Actions February 27, 2019 9:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A state judge has ordered the litigation funders behind a group of federal class actions against AMP to pay the legal costs of their failed […]

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Judge rules for investors in class action over conman Peter Foster’s sports betting scam
Class Actions February 18, 2019 11:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has ruled for investors in a class action alleging they sank $12.3 million into a sports trading scam masterminded by convicted conman Peter […]

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Law firm can’t replace uncooperative expert in KPMG class action, judge says
Financial Services February 22, 2019 4:17 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has denied law firm Piper Alderman’s request to replace an uncooperative expert witness in a class action against KPMG over a failed takeover […]

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Global insurer Jardine Lloyd Thompson can access names of local councils behind class action
Class Actions February 21, 2019 9:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

Global insurer Jardine Lloyd Thompson has won access to the identities of local councils suing it in a NSW class action brought by Quinn Emanuel […]

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Surfstitch class action settlement in peril as debate rages over opt-out notice
Class Actions November 1, 2018 8:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

Judges do not have the power to approve a class action settlement without first issuing an opt-out notice to group members, the court-appointed contradictor in […]

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