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Judges may have ‘blind spot’ when hearing applications for their own recusal, ALRC told
Legal Ethics 2021-04-30 4:14 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Australian Law Reform Commission has suggested judges should transfer applications for their own disqualification to a separate duty judge to decide, after hearing concerns […]

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Tandem unit’s bid to shut down sham contracting class action fails again
Employment 2020-11-30 2:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

A unit of telecommunications contractor Tandem has lost an appeal in its fight over the validity of a sham contracting class action by technicians alleging […]

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Former Bechtel exec wins appeal, can claim $11.8M share loss as tax deduction
Tax 2020-03-04 5:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former executive of engineering giant Bechtel will be allowed to deduct over $11.8 million in share losses from his taxable income after successfully challenging […]

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‘Worthless and unsaleable’: Accounting firm hit with class action over Guvera advice
Class Actions 2020-01-20 2:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

Shareholders of collapsed music streaming platform Guvera have filed a class action against an accounting firm seeking to recoup their losses for the firm’s alleged […]

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Domino’s faces possible class action by franchisees
Franchise 2020-01-08 9:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A law firm bringing the second of two cases by franchisees against Domino’s Pizza is weighing a possible class action against the fast food giant. […]

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Hutchinson Builders resolves case against ACCC over notice to produce
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-05-10 5:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Private construction company Hutchinson Builders has resolved a lawsuit it brought against the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission seeking to quash what it called an […]

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Competing class actions literally drive group members to the edge, ALRC head says
Class Actions 2019-03-13 8:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

Competing class actions that drag out proceedings can have devastating effects on group members, and whether funded class actions provide genuine access to justice, not […]

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The class action reform proposals experts can’t swallow
Analysis 2019-01-25 11:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

As originally framed, the Australian Law Reform Commission’s mandate in undertaking an inquiry was, by some measures, more narrow in scope than the 24 reform […]

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Class action report by ALRC recommends sweeping changes
Class Actions 2019-01-25 10:18 am By Christine Caulfield

Law firms would be able to charge contingency fees and the corporate disclosure obligations would go under the microscope as part of a shake-up of […]

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