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Freedom Foods loses second bid to have $20M Blue Diamond feud heard in Australia
Arbitration 2021-05-28 11:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

Freedom Foods’ dispute with Blue Diamond Growers over an almond licensing deal will be heard by an arbitrator in California after an appeals court rejected […]

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Greensill Bank to avoid asset seizure for now as Australian creditors named
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-03-31 6:18 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has allowed a German bank owned by Greensill Capital, which owes creditors over $1.75 billion, to temporarily avoid seizure of its assets as […]

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Judge wants lawyer’s view on funding commission before approving $50M Vocation settlement
Class Actions 2021-03-22 11:46 am By Christine Caulfield

The judge considering the $50 million settlement reached in the shareholder class action against failed training company Vocation and auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers has signalled his likely […]

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Applicant, funder must foot the bill for slew of cross-claims in dropped Pitcher Partners class action
Class Actions 2021-03-04 12:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has found the lead applicant and funder in a discontinued class action against Pitcher Partners over its auditing of Slater & Gordon must […]

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Melbourne cafe to hand over $646,000 to court in fee spat with law firm
Business of Law 2020-12-10 10:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bourke Street cafe Barfly’s has agreed to hand over $646,250 to the court in trust in an ongoing spat over its legal bills with a […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2020
Analysis 2021-01-12 10:46 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Payouts in class actions in 2020 largely kept pace with the previous year despite the financial strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, with companies and other […]

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Pitcher Partners’ bid for indemnity costs from class action gets poor reception
Class Actions 2020-10-29 7:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has expressed skepticism at claims by accounting firm Pitcher Partners that the lead applicant of a now dropped class action over its auditing […]

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Millionaire couple sues developer over artistic rendering of $10M dream home
Real Estate 2021-01-28 4:00 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The wealthy owners of a Melbourne shoe manufacturer are taking a unit of property developer JD Group to trial this week, alleging “artist impressions” of […]

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Doubts raised years ago about claims in dropped Pitcher Partners class action, court hears
Class Actions 2020-10-28 10:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

Johnson Winter & Slattery persisted with a shareholder class action over auditing advice given to Slater & Gordon despite concerns about the strength of the […]

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Group members no worse off if Pitcher Partners class action dropped, court told
Class Actions 2020-10-26 6:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Dropping a class action against accounting firm Pitcher Partners over Slater & Gordon’s disastrous acquisition of UK professional services firm Quindell will leave group members […]

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