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IOOF says APRA should be able to state its case after 3-year probe
Financial Services December 20, 2018 3:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

A barrister for two units of embattled wealth manager IOOF and three senior company executives facing claims by APRA have criticised the regulator for filing […]

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High Court to hear mortgage aggregator share transfer dispute
Corporate December 17, 2018 9:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has granted special leave to mortgage aggregator Connective in a dispute between the firm’s founder and major shareholders over a transfer of […]

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Catch Group files trade mark lawsuit over ‘Catch of the week’ deals
Intellectual Property November 28, 2018 11:51 am By Cat Fredenburgh

E-retailer Catch Group has filed a trade mark lawsuit against a popular online classified ads provider over its “Catch of the week” and “Catch of […]

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Funder in Dick Smith class action won’t guarantee lower commission amid delays
Class Actions November 22, 2018 4:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

Litigation funder Investor Claim Partner won’t promise it will maintain a lower commission rate in one of the Dick Smith class actions if mediation is […]

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Dick Smith shareholder must join class action to pursue claims, judge says
Class Actions November 20, 2018 11:17 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Dick Smith shareholder has lost his bid to bring a separate proceeding against the failed home goods retailer while two class actions are afoot. […]

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Fintech founder to pay for judge to fly to UK for testimony of ex-Visa boss
Competition & Consumer Protection November 2, 2018 3:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

The founder of a fintech company suing Visa for allegedly abusing its market dominance is flying a Federal Court judge to the UK to preside […]

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Surfstitch class action settlement in peril as debate rages over opt-out notice
Class Actions November 1, 2018 8:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

Judges do not have the power to approve a class action settlement without first issuing an opt-out notice to group members, the court-appointed contradictor in […]

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Dick Smith liquidators accuse class action firms of spamming group members
Class Actions October 18, 2018 8:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

Liquidators for Dick Smith don’t want potential group members in two class actions against the failed retailer to learn about a new registration deadline by […]

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Mortgage firm can’t shut down derivative suit over Macquarie Bank sale
Appeals September 11, 2018 5:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

Mortgage aggregator Connective Group has lost an appeal of a ruling that gave the greenlight to a shareholder’s derivative lawsuit against company directors and Macquarie […]

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Banksia class action funder avoids extra costs despite ‘ulterior motive’
Class Actions September 7, 2018 10:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder that unsuccessfully sought to block a shareholder from opposing a $64 million class action settlement over the collapse of Banksia Securities is […]

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