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‘I never liked common fund orders anyway’: Judge gives thumbs up to High Court ruling
Class Actions 2020-02-28 12:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

A  judge overseeing a shareholder class action against collapsed engineering group RCR Tomlinson has said goodbye to the common fund order in the case while […]

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High Court declines to weigh in on insurance coverage for $6M class action settlement
Insurance 2020-02-14 10:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has declined two insurers’ request for review of a decision that left them on the hook for covering part of a $6 […]

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Dick Smith class actions headed for March trial after mediation fails
Class Actions 2020-02-10 11:00 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Two shareholder class actions against failed electronics retailer Dick Smith will head to trial in March, after a failed attempt to resolve the long-running dispute […]

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Harris Scarfe receivers get more time to hunt for buyer
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-01-14 2:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has given the receivers for Harris Scarfe four more months to find buyers for 39 of the struggling department store chain’s […]

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Dick Smith class actions can tweak case against Deloitte
Class Actions 2020-01-13 5:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead plaintiffs in two shareholder class actions against Dick Smith can amend their case against accounting firm Deloitte, less than two months before a […]

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De-classing threat revived as 3A Composites slams ‘simply shambolic’ combustible cladding action
Product Liability 2019-12-16 9:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

German cladding manufacturer 3A Composites has again threatened to call for the de-classing of a class action brought over allegedly combustible cladding, slamming the case […]

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‘Reasonable chance’ of settlement in Dick Smith class actions
Class Actions 2019-12-06 12:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

There is a “reasonable chance” that two shareholder class actions against failed electronics retailer Dick Smith will settle by February of next year, group members […]

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Cross claims against Deloitte dropped in Dick Smith class actions
Class Actions 2019-11-28 12:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

Accounting giant Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu has dodged select cross-claims over the collapse of failed retailer Dick Smith ahead of a hearing of three shareholder class […]

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Multiplex wants Hastie liquidators to pay up for betting on set-off limitation
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-11-15 10:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

Multiplex is calling for the liquidators of collapsed engineering services group Hastie to pay its costs, and pay now, for pursuing an action to recover […]

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Worrells backs partner targeted by ‘unexpected’ ASIC action
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-11-14 10:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

Insolvency firm Worrells has come out in support of partner Jason Bettles, who is facing an investigation by the corporate regulator for his work as […]

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