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Firms will seek up to $6M at SurfStitch class action settlement hearing
Class Actions 2019-11-28 4:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

The funders behind two shareholder class actions against online fashion retailer Surfstitch Group will seek a commission of up to 30 per cent while the […]

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Arrium liquidators can’t stop shareholders from grilling exec for possible class action
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-11-20 11:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

Shareholders of collapsed steel and mining giant Arrium have won the OK to question a one-time director over possible class action claims that former officers […]

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Funder won’t fight court’s power to vary class action commission
Class Actions 2019-11-15 10:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

Whether judges can alter the terms of litigation funding agreements in class actions is a question that will remain unsettled for now, after litigation funder […]

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Banks can grill ACCC investigators, JPMorgan in ANZ criminal cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-11-08 3:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

The banks and executives at the centre of a landmark criminal cartel case can question four ACCC investigators and witnesses from JP Morgan at an […]

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Funder to fight for Murray Goulburn class action commission, as milk supplier settles second case
Class Actions 2019-11-01 9:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

Murray Goulburn has agreed to pay $37.5 million to resolve the second of two shareholder class actions over its 2016 profit forecasts, as the $42 […]

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Judge ‘defies anyone’ to understand confusing Surfstitch opt out notice
Class Actions 2019-10-25 10:34 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has ordered the legal teams behind two settled Surfstitch class actions to have another crack at the opt out notice, saying the current […]

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High Court to hear Securency appeal after $65M ‘shabby fraud’ award slashed
Article 2019-10-23 4:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has granted a Nigerian agent tricked into terminating his contract with international bank note manufacturer CCL Secure special leave to appeal a […]

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APRA won’t appeal loss in IOOF case
Financial Services 2019-10-17 5:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority will not challenge a Federal Court ruling that dismissed its case against fund manager IOOF as “unpersuasive”, “fundamentally inadequate” and […]

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Surfstitch agrees to settle shareholder class actions, again
Class Actions 2019-10-15 3:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Online fashion retailer Surfstitch has reached an in-principle settlement in two shareholder class actions, about nine months after an initial agreement to resolve the dispute […]

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State Street drops Fearless Girl trade mark case against super fund
Intellectual Property 2019-10-14 3:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

US asset management firm State Street has dropped its trade mark claims against a second superannuation fund over its iconic Fearless Girl statue, leaving law […]

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