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ASX wants $3M security for costs from iSignthis after Cyprus move
Financial Services 2022-05-05 4:56 pm By Sam Matthews

The Australian Stock Exchange is seeking $3.25 million in security for costs as it defends a $464 million lawsuit brought by fintech firm iSignthis, a […]

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Qantas, TWU lose appeals over axing of 1,800 ground staff
Employment 2022-05-04 11:34 am By Cindy Cameronne

Qantas and the Transport Workers Union both lost their appeals Wednesday of a judge’s decision finding the airline had decided to axe 1,800 ground staff […]

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Law firm wants 25% of $56.3M Colonial class action settlement
Class Actions 2022-05-02 3:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Maurice Blackburn will ask a court to approve $14.5 million in costs for running a class action against Colonial First State that has […]

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Pelvic mesh class actions nearing settlement, court told
Class Actions 2022-04-28 4:45 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Settlement talks in three class actions on behalf of women injured by allegedly defective pelvic mesh products have progressed “substantially”, a court has heard. In […]

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Law firms appear to sour on contest between rival a2 Milk class actions
Class Actions 2022-04-28 10:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firms running competing shareholder class actions against a2 Milk appear to have reached agreement to join forces, with a court order Thursday scrapping a […]

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Uber sought legal advice on how to get away with alleged class action offences, judge says
Class Actions 2022-04-27 6:10 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has denied Uber’s attempts to withhold documents in two lawsuits on the basis of legal professional privilege, finding many of the client-lawyer communications […]

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‘High time’ to end uncertainty: Judge sets clock to run after class action abandoned
Class Actions 2022-04-27 11:52 am By Christine Caulfield

A judge has ruled that the discontinuance of a class action doesn’t lift the suspension of the limitations period on group member claims, and a […]

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Mother drink maker wins stay of trade mark loss, but must swallow costs
Intellectual Property 2022-04-26 2:53 pm By Sam Matthews

The maker of Mother brand energy drinks has won a stay of a judge’s decision to remove one of its trade marks for non-use, but […]

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‘Pretty unsatisfactory’: Judge sceptical of Colonial plan to stick ATO with settlement distribution
Class Actions 2022-04-22 1:34 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has expressed doubts over Colonial First State’s plan to pass on part of its duties to the ATO in distributing a $56.3 million […]

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ASIC suspends Dixon Advisory’s financial services licence
Financial Services 2022-04-19 1:24 pm By Sam Matthews

In yet another blow for the embattled wealth manager, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission has suspended Dixon Advisory’s financial services licence. The suspension comes […]

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