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Judge signs off on $18M UGL class action settlement
Class Actions December 18, 2019 2:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Federal Court judge has signed off on an $18 million settlement in a shareholder class action against UGL over its Ichthys power plant disclosures […]

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Optus hit with $6.4M fine for misleading NBN email
Competition & Consumer Protection November 29, 2019 10:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Federal Court judge has slapped Optus with a $6.4 million penalty for sending a misleading email to 138,988 mobile customers informing them their broadband […]

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Group members left with less than half of $18M UGL class action settlement
Class Actions October 29, 2019 1:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

UGL shareholders that signed up to a class action against the engineering company over disclosures related to its Ichthys power plant contract will get less […]

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Investors can’t revive class action over Octaviar collapse
Appeals June 21, 2019 9:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has tossed a challenge to the dismissal of an investor class action against the Public Trustee of Queensland over a failure to […]

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La Trobe University drops disciplinary proceedings against law professor
Employment May 27, 2019 11:20 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

La Trobe University has reached a settlement with the head of its law school, Dr Patrick Keyzer, to resolve legal action alleging it breached its […]

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Judge partly blocks Dexus GC’s evidence in $43.2M debt dispute with Grocon
Real Estate May 8, 2019 11:35 am By Miklos Bolza

Two Grocon units have successfully struck out portions of an affidavit by the general counsel of property management firm Dexus Property Group, claiming prejudice in […]

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Clayton Utz to represent La Trobe University in law school head’s suit over suspension
Employment April 3, 2019 10:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

La Trobe University has retained big six law firm Clayton Utz to represent it in legal action brought by the head of its law school […]

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La Trobe University academics can’t keep names secret in law school head’s legal action
Employment May 10, 2019 9:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two female academics who made complaints of bullying against the head of La Trobe University’s law school and were named in his legal action against […]

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Octaviar investors, class action funder dodge indemnity costs
Class Actions January 8, 2019 1:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

The investor behind a failed class action against the Public Trustee of Queensland over the collapse of Octaviar Group has escaped a bid by the […]

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Halted questioning about ASIC emails warrants Octaviar class action re-trial, court hears
Class Actions February 14, 2019 9:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

Critical emails from ASIC regarding a $250 million loan facility to Octaviar Group before its 2008 collapse were not only overlooked by the Public Trustee […]

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