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ICAP scolded for ‘interlocutory skirmishes’ in employee poaching spat
Employment 2019-08-14 3:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has criticised two units of global finance firm TP ICAP Group for “unnecessary and over technical interlocutory skirmishes” as they seek damages from […]

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Surfstitch, shareholders to make ‘last, final attempt’ at class action settlement
Class Actions 2019-08-09 8:07 pm By Amelia Birnie

The parties in two shareholder class actions brought against online fashion retailer Surfstitch will make one “last, final attempt” to resolve the proceedings in mediation […]

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$6M Bank of Queensland class action settlement one claim under insurance policy, appeals court says
Insurance 2019-08-06 9:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has found insurers AIG Australia and Catlin Australia have to cover part of a $6 million settlement agreed to by Bank of […]

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Dick Smith insurers face class action over IPO-related policy
Class Actions 2019-07-08 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 2019-07-02 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 2019-07-01 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 2019-05-14 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 2019-04-02 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 2019-02-27 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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Law firm can’t replace uncooperative expert in KPMG class action, judge says
Financial Services 2019-02-22 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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