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Malaysia Airlines settles class action by Australian MH17 families
Class Actions June 26, 2019 4:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

Malaysia Airlines has reached a settlement with five Australian families whose loved ones were killed when flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine by […]

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AIG loses appeal over insolvency exclusion in Kaboko Mining D&O policy
Insurance June 14, 2019 9:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

AIG Australia has failed to convince the Full Federal Court that an insolvency exclusion in a directors and officers policy held by Kaboko Mining should […]

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Piper Alderman partner rejected offer to leave on a ‘dignified basis’, court told
Business of Law June 3, 2019 9:22 pm By Amelia Birnie

A senior Piper Alderman partner who has launched a sex discrimination case against the law firm rejected “reasonable settlement offers” that would have allowed her […]

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ASIC wins case against Vocation, former execs after 15-month wait for judgment
Securities May 31, 2019 6:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

In a win for the corporate watchdog, a court has found collapsed education provider Vocation engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct and breached its continuous […]

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Judge blasts insurers in Forge investor class action for ‘waste of everybody’s resources’
Class Actions May 29, 2019 4:27 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has granted discovery of up to 32,000 documents just months out from the Forge investor class action trial, as she blasted the insurance […]

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Insufficient evidence Piper Alderman discriminated against female partner, judge says
Employment May 27, 2019 10:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found a senior female partner at Piper Alderman has not provided sufficient evidence that the firm moved to oust her from its […]

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Piper Alderman free to oust senior female partner amid sex discrimination case
Business of Law May 24, 2019 4:22 pm By Amelia Birnie

The job of a senior Piper Alderman partner is in jeopardy after a court refused to extend an injunction preventing her from being ousted from […]

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Ex-partner files sex discrimination lawsuit after leaving national firm
Employment May 17, 2019 7:49 pm By Amelia Birnie

A former employment law partner at a national Australian law firm is suing her former employer for sex discrimination, after her original complaint was thrown […]

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Judge refuses to toss proportionate liability defence in Sydney light rail class action
Class Actions May 3, 2019 9:27 pm By Amelia Birnie

The NSW Government has successfully added a proportionate liability claim against two contractors to its defence in the Sydney light rail nuisance class action, over […]

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Forge class action judge stands firm despite being warned of ‘real risk’ to trial date
Class Actions May 3, 2019 2:06 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has refused to contemplate delays to the long-running investor class action against defunct engineering and construction company Forge Group, as lawyers for some of […]

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