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Full Federal Court gets chance to weigh in on market-based causation
Appeals November 21, 2019 4:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Shareholders have appealed a ruling that found a “serious problem” with market-based causation and dismissed three cases against the liquidator of failed global financial services […]

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Ex-Murray Goulburn execs say judge should not disqualify them again
Securities November 13, 2019 11:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

The former chief financial officer of Murray Goulburn has asked a judge to relieve him from any disqualification order sought by the corporate watchdog in […]

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SNF, BASF resolve remaining patent dispute
Intellectual Property November 11, 2019 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Global chemicals giant SNF has dropped its case against rival BASF over a lucrative mining patent, the last of numerous Federal Court disputes between the […]

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Woolworths class action funder wants up to 35% of any recovery
Class Actions October 28, 2019 12:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

The funder backing a shareholder class action against Woolworths wants a 35 percent slice of any settlement or judgment in the $100 million case, according […]

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After landmark Myer ruling, settlements in shareholder class actions to stay the norm
Analysis October 25, 2019 8:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

A groundbreaking class action ruling by the Federal Court on Thursday that found Myer misled shareholders and accepted the applicant’s market-based causation theory is the […]

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Judge rules Myer misled shareholders, backs market-based causation
Class Actions October 24, 2019 2:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has ruled that department store Myer engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct and breached its continuous disclosure obligations when it failed to correct […]

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Stage set for battle over court’s power to vary class action funding agreements
Analysis October 22, 2019 11:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge’s decision refusing to approve a $42 million settlement in a shareholder class action against Murray Goulburn because of a “too high” funder’s commission […]

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Ex-Tennis Australia director can’t enforce ‘catch-all’ subpoenas for board member emails
ASIC October 18, 2019 11:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

Ex-Tennis Australia director and current Dentons partner Steve Healy, who is facing action by the corporate regulator over the broadcast rights to the Australian Open, […]

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Market-based causation on the line as first shareholder class action judgment looms
Securities October 9, 2019 11:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge who presided over a rare securities class action trial last year against department store Myer will deliver judgment in the case this month […]

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Full Court finds Bellamy’s cost-capping appeal ‘not strong’, but denies indemnity costs
Class Actions October 7, 2019 4:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

A failed challenge by baby food maker Bellamy’s Australia to a decision rejecting its application to limit legal costs in two class actions was “not […]

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