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VW settles landmark dieselgate class actions for up to $127M
Class Actions September 16, 2019 10:28 am By Amelia Birnie

After four years of litigation, the Volkswagen diesel emissions class actions have reached an in-principle settlement of up to $127.1 million, with affected consumers expected […]

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Bannister Law told to pipe down from ‘back of the bus’ in VW dieselgate class actions settlement
Class Actions September 16, 2019 10:15 pm By Amelia Birnie

Boutique class action firm Bannister Law has been told “not to make too much noise” from its spot at “the back of the bus” in […]

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‘That’s something that happens in Victoria’: NSW judge hesitant to reallocate VW class actions settlement approval
Class Actions September 16, 2019 10:22 pm By Amelia Birnie

The judge overseeing multiple class actions against Volkswagen over its dieselgate emissions scandal has said he will “need persuading” before reallocating the settlement approval to […]

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ACCC loses appeal in cartel case over coal mining licences
Appeals September 4, 2019 3:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has failed in its appeal of a ruling that dismissed its bid-rigging case over mining exploration licences involving Cascade […]

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$27M Fitch class action settlement approved after scolding by judge
Class Actions July 25, 2019 7:10 pm By Amelia Birnie

Group members in the Fitch Ratings class action have recovered almost 95 per cent of their losses in a $27 million settlement, which was narrowly […]

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Mark Elliott’s firm appeals costs ruling in Treasury Wine class action
Appeals June 24, 2019 8:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

A firm owned by solicitor Mark Elliot has launched an appeal challenging costs orders made against it in a stayed class action against winemaker Treasury […]

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Treasury Wine wins costs from solicitor’s company over stayed class action
Class Actions June 4, 2019 7:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has granted Treasury Wine Estates costs of a stayed class action filed against it by a firm owned by solicitor Mark Elliott, […]

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VW dieselgate hearings postponed over ACCC objections
Class Actions May 22, 2019 10:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

A hearing scheduled for later this year in several class actions and an ACCC proceeding over allegations Volkswagen installed dual-mode software in diesel vehicles to […]

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Treasury Wine can’t get costs for stayed class actions, court told
Class Actions December 19, 2018 4:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

Treasury Wine Estates can’t claim its legal costs in defending against two stayed shareholder class actions because the terms of a settlement in a third […]

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Penalties in VW class actions could be ‘horrendous’, judge says
Class Actions December 12, 2018 5:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has expressed skepticism of Bannister Law’s plan to hire powerhouse US lawyer Kenneth Feinberg, who oversaw the September 11th victims compensation and BP oil […]

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