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Westpac may get pulled into sports betting class action following AUSTRAC scandal
Class Actions 2020-01-06 3:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney solicitor who was found liable for investor losses in a sports betting scheme masterminded by convicted conman Peter Foster may seek to shift […]

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Suncorp unit can force reversal of Coverforce acquisition, court says
Corporate 2019-12-10 9:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

The head of Australia’s largest unlisted insurance broker, Coverforce, may face a future damages claim for misleading or deceptive conduct if a recent acquisition of […]

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Sydney lawyer on the hook for ‘actively concealing’ Peter Foster’s sports betting scam
Class Actions 2019-12-02 11:43 am By Miklos Bolza

Investors who sank $12.3 million into a fraudulent sports betting scheme run by convicted conman Peter Foster lost money because a Sydney lawyer failed to […]

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Firms will seek up to $6M at SurfStitch class action settlement hearing
Class Actions 2019-11-28 4:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

The funders behind two shareholder class actions against online fashion retailer Surfstitch Group will seek a commission of up to 30 per cent while the […]

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IOOF unit wins stay of $76M judgment as it mulls appeal of case against Sparke Helmore
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-10-22 11:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has briefly stayed his $76.6 million judgment against IOOF subsidiary Australian Executor Trustees over the sale of a timber plantation by the collapsed […]

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Courtside with the swift ‘Hammer’ of justice
People In The News 2019-10-18 2:06 pm By Amelia Birnie

Leaving courtroom 7D of the Supreme Court of New South Wales on an otherwise bright Friday morning, a fresh-faced barrister shrugged as he informed his […]

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Surfstitch agrees to settle shareholder class actions, again
Class Actions 2019-10-15 3:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Online fashion retailer Surfstitch has reached an in-principle settlement in two shareholder class actions, about nine months after an initial agreement to resolve the dispute […]

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IOOF expects to appeal $80M plantation judgment after losing bid to lay blame on law firm
Financial Services 2019-09-30 10:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

IOOF says it expects to challenge a $80.6 million judgment against subsidiary Australian Executor Trustees over the sale of a timber plantation by the collapsed […]

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Sparke Helmore off the hook as court slams IOOF unit with $81M judgment over plantation sale
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-09-26 2:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

IOOF subsidiary Australian Executor Trustees has been hit with an $80.6 million judgment after breaching its duty as trustee in the sale of a 42,000 […]

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Jardine Lloyd Thompson hit with second class action over excessive premiums
Insurance 2019-09-03 9:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Insurance broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson is facing a second class action on behalf of local councils claiming it charged inflated premiums. Law firm Quinn Emanuel […]

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