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Linchpin liquidators get final chance to defend class action
Class Actions 2021-07-23 2:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has given the liquidators of Linchpin Capital a final chance to defend a shareholder class action before judgment is made against the collapsed […]

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‘Maybe they should have thought about that before they kicked off a class action’: Judge baulks at Guvera proposal
Class Actions 2021-07-05 11:07 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has rejected a request that he approve a settlement with the lead applicants in a class action by investors in failed music streaming […]

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Judge blasts ‘improper’ conduct by lawyers in $553,000 ruling against US rapper The Game
Entertainment 2021-05-25 9:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has slammed the “highly improper” conduct of lawyers in a judgment ordering US rapper The Game and his manager to pay over $553,000 […]

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Director can’t represent Oculus in Guvera investor class action
Class Actions 2021-04-30 2:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A director of Gold Coast accounting firm Oculus has lost his bid to represent the company in a class action by investors in failed music […]

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Judge pushes for trial early next year in Opal Tower class action
Class Actions 2021-03-25 3:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has suggested hearing the long-running class action over the Opal Tower disaster as early as the first quarter of next year, as the […]

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FE Sports to pay $350,000 penalty for ‘serious’ resale price maintenance
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-03-24 9:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

Brisbane-based sporting goods wholesaler FE Sports has been fined $350,000 for engaging in resale price maintenance that prohibited dealers from advertising certain products for less […]

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Full Court ruling clarifies cover in business interruption insurance case
Coronavirus 2020-12-21 3:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court has issued a mixed bag ruling in a business interruption insurance dispute between Suncorp subsidiary Vero Insurance and a Melbourne café […]

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Dreamworld operator denies ‘obvious’ ride risks in $310M class action defence
Class Actions 2021-03-15 12:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

Ardent Leisure Group has hit back at a $310 million shareholder class action, denying that there were “obvious” risks in its Thunder River Rapids Ride […]

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Opal Tower concrete manufacturer appeals loss to insurer over coverage of legal bills
Insurance 2020-12-09 9:22 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The prefab concrete specialist behind Sydney’s Opal Tower has appealed a ruling letting its insurers off the hook to pay costs in advance incurred in […]

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ATO wins High Court appeal against Travelex over mistaken $149,000 tax surplus
Tax 2021-03-10 3:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has ruled that the tax office was not obliged to refund money for tax surpluses mistakenly issued under the GST Act, in […]

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