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Race car driver Max Twigg misappropriated $100M in family trust fund fortune, court finds
Sports 2020-09-01 6:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

Race car driver and former owner of the famous Byron Bay Hotel, Max Twigg, misappropriated around $100 million in family trust money, taking steps to […]

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Insurers dragged into Gunns plantation class action
Class Actions 2020-08-17 3:15 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two insurance companies have been joined as respondents to a class action against forestry giant Gunns over the failure of six managed investment schemes for […]

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Banks defeat mid-trial request by ex-Dick Smith directors for financial reports
Class Actions 2020-03-24 5:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

National Australia Bank and HSBC, which are suing the liquidators of collapsed retailer Dick Smith to recoup over $125 million in loans, have successfully fought […]

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Surfstitch class action settlement amount slashed amid ‘very difficult retail environment’
Class Actions 2020-03-25 1:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Group members in two settled class actions against clothing retailer Surfstitch have been told the settlement amount available to them has plummeted amid a “very […]

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Grocon wins dispute over $20M Telstra Exchange project
Construction 2020-04-20 3:41 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Grocon has won a $1 million dispute with contractor Construction Profile over the construction of the $20 million Telstra Exchange project in Manly. In a […]

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Litigating in the age of coronavirus: The Dick Smith trial goes virtual
Trials 2020-03-20 7:15 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

When you think of high-stakes commercial litigation, a courtroom packed with a small army of barristers and solicitors, sharp cross-talk, and a hailstorm of complex […]

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Surfstitch class action members may be better off bailing out of settlement
Class Actions 2020-01-15 10:28 am By Miklos Bolza

Unfunded group members in two shareholder class actions against online fashion retailer Surfstitch have been told they are likely better off to opt out of […]

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Dick Smith class actions can tweak case against Deloitte
Class Actions 2020-01-13 5:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead plaintiffs in two shareholder class actions against Dick Smith can amend their case against accounting firm Deloitte, less than two months before a […]

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Westpac may get pulled into sports betting class action following AUSTRAC scandal
Class Actions 2020-01-06 3:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney solicitor who was found liable for investor losses in a sports betting scheme masterminded by convicted conman Peter Foster may seek to shift […]

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Judge rejects bid to suppress legal costs report in SurfStitch class actions
Class Actions 2019-12-05 10:03 pm By Hannah Gee

A judge has rejected an application sought by the plaintiffs in two recently settled class actions against online shopping retailer SurfStitch to keep an independent […]

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