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Full Federal Court may weigh validity of NAB ‘junk’ insurance class action
Class Actions August 22, 2019 8:17 pm By Amelia Birnie

A class action against National Australia Bank over allegedly worthless consumer credit insurance could be referred to the Full Federal Court just three months out […]

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7-Eleven class actions can’t shield witness identity despite ‘real risk’ of reprisal
Class Actions August 19, 2019 8:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has refused an application to suppress the identity of a franchisee giving evidence in two class actions against 7-Eleven despite the individual’s fears […]

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Pitcher Partners ordered to hand over insurance docs in shareholder class actions
Class Actions August 14, 2019 8:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

Pitcher Partners has been ordered to hand over information about its professional indemnity insurance in two shareholder class actions over its role as Slater & […]

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Full Court docket stacked with class action appeals
Appeals August 8, 2019 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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ACCC must hand over docs on Vodafone-TPG merger investigation
Competition & Consumer Protection July 4, 2019 4:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has ordered the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to hand over documents to Vodafone that were “directly relevant” to its decision to […]

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Slater & Gordon, ex-directors say Pitcher Partners responsible for financial reports
Class Actions June 25, 2019 3:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

Facing cross claims by Pitcher Partners in two shareholder class actions alleging the accounting firm wrongly signed off on Slater & Gordon’s financial reports ahead […]

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Competing law firms agree to join forces in BHP class action
Appeals June 21, 2019 10:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

Rival law firms Phi Finney McDonald and Maurice Blackburn have offered to consolidate their competing shareholder class actions against BHP after prompting by the Full […]

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Investors can’t revive class action over Octaviar collapse
Appeals June 21, 2019 9:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has tossed a challenge to the dismissal of an investor class action against the Public Trustee of Queensland over a failure to […]

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ACCC tells court there’s a ‘real chance’ TPG will resume 5G rollout
Competition & Consumer Protection June 19, 2019 4:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has told the court there’s “at least a real chance” TPG will resume plans to roll out a 5G […]

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ANZ to pay nothing in interim settlement of 7-Eleven franchise class actions
Franchise June 18, 2019 10:22 pm By Christine Caulfield

ANZ Bank will not pay a cent to franchisees in its settlement of two class actions that allege the bank breached its responsible lending obligations […]

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