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Two firms, one funder out after judge consolidates RCR Tomlinson class actions
Class Actions 2019-08-15 10:01 pm By Amelia Birnie

Law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan will push forward with an investor class action against failed engineering company RCR Tomlinson on its own, with […]

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Cladding maker 3A Composites points finger at third parties in class action defence
Class Actions 2019-08-13 6:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

German cladding manufacturer 3A Composites has denied that its cladding is unsafe and caused class members loss and damage, instead pointing the finger at unknown […]

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Judge warns RCR Tomlinson class actions to ‘get their act together’, says litigation funding ‘not rocket science’
Class Actions 2019-08-09 8:04 pm By Amelia Birnie

The plaintiffs in three competing RCR Tomlinson shareholder class actions have been told to “get their act together” by the judge who forcibly consolidated their […]

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NAB, ex-Walton Construction exec may face $70M suit by special purpose liquidator
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-08-07 3:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

National Australia Bank and the director of the collapsed Walton Construction face a possible lawsuit over more than $70 million in claims after the Federal […]

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RCR Tomlinson class actions to be consolidated whether parties ‘agree or not’
Class Actions 2019-08-05 6:15 pm By Amelia Birnie

The judge overseeing three competing shareholder class actions brought against RCR Tomlinson has refused to entertain a beauty contest, instead deciding to consolidate the proceedings […]

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Judge dismisses ‘puzzling’ bid to boot FW Projects liquidators
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-07-18 8:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two construction companies have lost what a court has called a “puzzling” bid to oust the liquidators of collapsed FW Projects amidst a legal battle […]

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Former Dick Smith execs may seek to vacate trial date if cross claims filed
Class Actions 2019-07-12 9:18 pm By Amelia Birnie

Two former executives of Dick Smith may seek to vacate an upcoming trial date for two class actions against the failed retailer, after recently being […]

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Combustible cladding defendants may drag engineers, certifiers into class action
Class Actions 2019-07-08 8:36 pm By Amelia Birnie

German-based cladding manufacturer 3A Composites has foreshadowed potential cross claims against third party engineers and certifiers in one of two class actions brought over allegedly […]

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Dick Smith insurers face class action over IPO-related policy
Class Actions 2019-07-08 4:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

Allianz and a number of other insurers of Dick Smith are now facing a class action over the extent of coverage under an insurance policy […]

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Equititrust settlement with KPMG approved after no objections to funder taking all
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-06-28 9:04 pm By Amelia Birnie

A court has approved a settlement between the liquidators of failed fund manager Equititrust and auditor KPMG, after not a single objection was raised by […]

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