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Victorian Government can’t save Esso’s Bass Strait arbitration
Employment February 20, 2019 5:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Court of the Federal Court has shot down a bid by the Victorian Government to intervene a second time in a long-running bargaining […]

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‘Likely’ GetSwift class action settlement should not be delayed by High Court appeal, judge says
Class Actions February 7, 2019 9:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge won’t defer the opt-out notice in a shareholder class action against GetSwift pending the High Court’s decision on a special leave application to […]

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Ethicon loses bid for class closure order in pelvic mesh case
Class Actions February 5, 2019 9:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing a class action against Ethicon over allegedly faulty pelvic mesh implants has shot down the device maker’s bid for a class closure […]

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It’s the vibe of the thing: all eyes on constitutional challenge to common fund orders
Analysis February 1, 2019 11:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

An unprecedented joint-sitting of two appeals courts will this week hear a constitutional challenge to the power of judges to make so-called common fund orders, […]

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Class fights to use settlement evidence in Ethicon pelvic mesh case
Class Actions February 1, 2019 11:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action against Ethicon over allegedly faulty pelvic mesh implants wants introduce confidential evidence from prior settlement negotiations as it attempts to shut down […]

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Judge slams ‘extremely unhelpful’ Qantas defence in underpayment case
Employment February 1, 2019 11:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has taken Qantas to task over its defence in a Fair Work case brought by the Australian Licenced Aircraft Engineers Association union over […]

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Judge OKs $16.4M Cash Converters settlement, but axes scheme administrator clause
Class Actions January 31, 2019 7:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has signed off on a $16.4 million settlement of a class action against Cash Converters, but not before scrapping a clause he said […]

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Court demands greater transparency from ASIC in AMP insurance case
Financial Services January 30, 2019 3:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC has been ordered to reveal the extent of its communications with experts that are compiling a report central to its case against AMP over […]

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Amazon had no obligation to use GetSwift’s services, class action claims
Class Actions January 21, 2019 10:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

GetSwift failed to disclose to investors that under an agreement announced with Amazon, the e-commerce giant had no obligation to use the logistics provider for […]

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Judge tosses Cash Converters’ ‘singular’ bid for recusal from settlement hearing
Class Actions January 18, 2019 10:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has shot down a bid by Cash Converters to recuse himself from hearing arguments for a $16.4 million class action settlement, saying his […]

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