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Corrs retained by AMP financial planners to weigh class action
Financial Services October 15, 2019 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Corrs Chambers Westgarth has been retained by the AMP Financial Planners Association to weigh a possible class action against the wealth manager over its plan […]

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Dick Smith cases to be heard together, after insurance class action plaintiffs drop discontinuance bid
Class Actions October 15, 2019 11:20 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has ordered all proceedings against Dick Smith to be heard concurrently during a marathon three month trial, after the plaintiffs in a shareholder […]

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TPG ‘vindicated’ by dismissal of ACCC case over non-refundable customer prepayments
Competition & Consumer Protection October 11, 2019 3:41 pm By Amelia Birnie

Internet provider TPG says it has been “vindicated” by a judge’s decision to throw out the consumer watchdog’s case over allegedly unfair contract terms that […]

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Ex-Dick Smith directors seek damages against Deloitte over $520M float
Class Actions October 11, 2019 4:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two former Dick Smith directors targeted by dual class actions have expanded their case against Deloitte over the retailer’s 2016 collapse, saying if the company […]

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Insurer QBE claims Opal Tower cracking not ‘major’
Insurance October 10, 2019 4:33 pm By Amelia Birnie

QBE Underwriting has defended its decision to deny insurance coverage to the builder of Sydney’s troubled Opal Tower development, claiming the cracking was not “major” […]

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Examination proceedings brought against Linchpin Capital directors
Restructuring & Insolvency October 9, 2019 4:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

Three former directors of billion-dollar financial advisory firm Linchpin Capital Group will face two days of questioning in examination proceedings filed on behalf of an […]

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Ford class action judge considers cash security in ‘war and peace of discovery’ disputes
Class Actions October 9, 2019 5:19 pm By Amelia Birnie

The judge overseeing the long-running class action over allegedly faulty Ford PowerShift transmissions has told the applicants they might need to put up considerable cash […]

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ASIC’s belated case against ex-Murray Goulburn execs survives, but judge says never again
ASIC October 4, 2019 10:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has refused a bid by two former Murray Goulburn executives to throw out a disqualification case brought by the Australian Securities and Investments […]

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After ASIC raises ire, judge sets down new rules for regulators in his court
ASIC October 4, 2019 10:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

ASIC and other government regulators bringing enforcement action in the docket of one Federal Court judge must abide by a strict new protocol to prevent […]

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Opal Tower class action defendants banned from contacting group members about settlement
Class Actions October 4, 2019 5:02 pm By Amelia Birnie

The defendants in the Sydney Opal Tower class action have been formally banned from contacting represented group members about their claims while the proceeding remains […]

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