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PWC claims privilege against self-incrimination in fight over Vocation audit files
Class Actions May 22, 2019 8:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers is resisting a notice to produce audit files in a consolidated shareholder class action over the collapse of education and training company […]

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ANZ brings on class actions ace as new group GC
Class Actions May 21, 2019 8:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

ANZ has recruited seasoned class actions lawyer Ken Adams to be its next group general counsel as the bank faces two cases over a botched […]

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Class action says UGL should have forecast $129M loss on Ichthys LNG project
Class Actions May 21, 2019 8:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

UGL knew a loss for its Ichthys power project was “looming” as early as February 2014, according to amended pleadings in a shareholder class action, […]

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Judge sends suit in Mineralogy Sino Iron litigation ‘shemozzle’ to WA
Energy & Natural Resources May 20, 2019 8:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has transferred a case brought against Clive Palmer and his firm Mineralogy to the Western Australian Supreme Court, where a number […]

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Trial date at risk as Iluka Resources class races to lock in new funder
Class Actions May 16, 2019 4:53 pm By Amelia Birnie

The applicants in the Iluka Resources investor class action have just 14 days to sort out their funding troubles and provide a $1.25 million security, […]

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ACCC issues mea culpa after TPG, Vodafone merger gaffe
Competition & Consumer Protection May 16, 2019 10:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has apologised for botching the announcement of its plan to block the $15 billion merger of TPG and Vodafone, […]

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Ex-Babcock & Brown execs dodge case over botched $1.4B acquisition
Corporate May 14, 2019 10:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

A court has dismissed a long-running case against defunct Babcock & Brown executives by a private investment fund over a botched $1.4B acquisition of the […]

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Sims Metal hits back at class action, says group members responsible for losses
Class Actions May 13, 2019 3:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

Recycling company Sims Metal Management has responded to a shareholder class action ahead of a hearing on Tuesday, denying it breached its continuous disclosure obligations […]

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Vodafone, TPG to take ACCC to court over opposition to $15B merger
Competition & Consumer Protection May 8, 2019 3:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Vodafone and TPG will file a Federal Court challenge to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s opposition to their proposed $15 billion merger, teeing up […]

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ASIC has no ace in case over Australian Open broadcast rights, ex-Tennis Australia head says
Entertainment May 7, 2019 3:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Tennis Australia director Harold Mitchell has denied allegations by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission that he breached his duties when awarding broadcasting rights […]

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