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MIS regime to vex class action judges, experts say
Feature 2021-09-23 10:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

New requirements that funded class actions be run as managed investment schemes will throw up myriad new questions for the courts, with lawyers predicting novel […]

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Judge to hear second group costs order bid in G8 shareholder class action
Class Actions 2021-09-23 1:45 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A Victoria Supreme Court judge will hear the second ever application for a group costs order in a shareholder class action against G8 Education, saying […]

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Judge won’t let two class actions against Freedom Foods, Deloitte run in parallel
Class Actions 2021-09-22 1:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has rejected an application by the plaintiffs in two class actions against Freedom Foods and Deloitte to run their cases side-by-side, but said […]

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MIS regime poses ‘real risk’ to consolidating Freedom Foods class actions, court told
Class Actions 2021-09-17 10:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

Recent changes to the law requiring funded class actions to be registered as managed investment schemes have complicated the question of how best to resolve […]

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Contingency fee law to blame for failure of first class action GCO bid
Class Actions 2021-09-16 11:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

A ruling this week that rejected the first application for a group costs order in a class action because the applicants were better off with […]

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Allianz loses bid for class action beauty parade
Class Actions 2021-09-15 1:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has signed off on a proposal by two law firms to jointly run a consolidated class action against Allianz over add-on car insurance, […]

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Judge rejects first ever bid for contingency fees in class action
Class Actions 2021-09-14 9:57 am By Christine Caulfield

Saying the interests of class action members “must be given primacy”, a judge has rejected the first bid for a group costs order in a […]

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First ruling on class action firm’s contingency fee bid imminent, judge says
Class Actions 2021-08-03 3:32 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A landmark ruling on a bid for a contingency fee in a class action is close, a judge said Tuesday as she heard argument in […]

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Allianz says joint class action would eliminate competition in contingency fee rates
Class Actions 2021-07-16 3:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Consolidation of two consumer class actions against Allianz would do away with competition in a contest to lead a single case that would force a […]

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General Motors wants to declass Holden franchisee class action
Automotive 2021-07-14 3:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Car giant General Motors, which faces a class action by former Holden franchisees, wants to strip the case of class status, arguing that “idiosyncrasies” in […]

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