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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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Notice to all Slater & Gordon shareholders unnecessary, judge says as Pitcher Partners case scrapped
Class Actions 2020-11-05 5:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Notice of the discontinuance of a class action on behalf of Slater & Gordon shareholders against Pitcher Partners need not be sent to all group […]

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Group members will get about half of $50M Vocation class action settlement
Class Actions 2020-12-18 2:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Shareholders of collapsed vocational training company Vocation are poised to get about half of a $50 million settlement reached last month in a complex, long-running […]

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Judge ‘troubled’ by firm’s bid to add client’s brother-in-law to $745,000 fee spat
Real Estate 2020-10-29 4:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has criticised a law firm that is suing its former client, Melbourne cafe Barfly’s, for $745,000 in legal fees after the firm sought […]

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Mayfair 101’s Mawhinney accuses ASIC of misleading the court in ex-parte hearing
Financial Services 2020-09-02 3:03 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A self-represented James Mawhinney, the director of troubled Mayfair 101 director, has accused ASIC in court of misleading the judge in an ex-parte application brought […]

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‘Groundless threats’: Sportsbet hit with cross claim in trade mark spat
Intellectual Property 2020-06-26 6:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

Bookmaker Sportsbetting.com.au has accused rival Sportsbet of “groundless threats” as it hit back with a cross claim in a hotly disputed trade mark lawsuit between […]

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Sportsbet fires off trade mark lawsuit against betting site
Intellectual Property 2020-06-01 3:32 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Australian bookmaker Sportsbet has filed a lawsuit against betting competitor Sportsbetting.com.au for alleged trade mark infringement and consumer law violations. Sportsbetting.com.au is engaging in misleading […]

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Judge signs off on $18M UGL class action settlement
Class Actions 2019-12-18 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 2019-11-29 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 2019-10-29 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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