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Maurice Blackburn may get $5.8M in $16.4M Cash Converters settlement
Class Actions December 10, 2018 9:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Maurice Blackburn stands to walk away with $5.8 million for its work on a consumer class action against Cash Converters that resulted in a $16.4 […]

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Funders’ cut won’t exceed 25% in Spotless class action
Class Actions November 27, 2018 3:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

The two funders paying for a shareholder class action against facility services company Spotless Group want 25 percent of any net settlement or judgment in […]

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Squire Patton Boggs refuses to hand over GetSwift group member details
Class Actions November 23, 2018 8:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

Squire Patton Boggs has refused a request by rival Phi Finney McDonald for the details of group members it signed up to its now stayed […]

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Fitch expert challenged in investor class action over toxic CDOs
Class Actions November 23, 2018 5:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

An expert witness in an investor class action against Fitch Ratings over toxic financial products is no expert at all, the lead applicant told the […]

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ACCC dragging its feet with Captain Cook case, court hears
Competition & Consumer Protection November 23, 2018 3:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Vocational education provider Captain Cook College has panned the ACCC for delaying its recently filed case against the college by failing to prepare a statement […]

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What you need to know about the GetSwift ruling
Analysis November 21, 2018 11:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

The court’s authority to shut down competing class actions is no longer in doubt after Tuesday’s Full Federal Court judgment in the case against GetSwift, […]

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GetSwift judge had power to stay competing class actions, Full Court rules
Appeals November 20, 2018 11:21 am By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court has dismissed a challenge to a ruling that chose one of three shareholder class actions to proceed against GetSwift, saying the […]

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GetSwift ruling to offer roadmap for competing class actions
Appeals November 19, 2018 9:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

A groundbreaking judgment by the Full Federal Court over competing class actions will be handed down Tuesday morning and is expected to give judges much […]

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Starcom liquidator’s case against directors to move forward
Restructuring & Insolvency November 15, 2018 3:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The former directors of Starcom have lost their bid to stay proceedings brought by the company’s liquidator alleging they knew the IT solutions provider was […]

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Funder wants major role in common fund challenge
Class Actions November 12, 2018 8:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Litigation funder Regency Funding has sought leave to intervene as a major player in one of two challenges to the courts’ powers to issue common […]

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