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More law firms pulled into Quintis class action as $46M insurance dispute heats up
Insurance July 3, 2020 4:06 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Three law firms will represent the insurers in new proceedings launched to resolve a $46 million insurance question delaying settlement of two shareholder class actions […]

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Opal Tower concrete supplier sues insurer over class action coverage
Insurance July 1, 2020 2:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

The prefab concrete specialist behind Sydney’s Opal Tower has filed a lawsuit against Chubb Insurance seeking to force the insurer to cover its costs of […]

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GetSwift drafted correction to misleading ASX announcement, never released it, director says
Trials June 23, 2020 8:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former director of GetSwift has given evidence at trial in ASIC’s case against the logistics provider that the company drafted a correction to a […]

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Witness in ex-Quintis director’s trial must give evidence in person, judge says
White Collar June 23, 2020 5:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

In a defeat to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, a judge has found a key witness in the trial against former Quintis director Frank […]

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ASIC takes action against CBA over banned super payments
Financial Services June 23, 2020 3:51 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission has launched proceedings against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and its subsidiary Colonial First State Investments over the alleged […]

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Trial judge urges common sense in ASIC case against GetSwift
Securities June 22, 2020 4:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has dismissed a defensive bid by ASIC to amend its case against GetSwift mid-trial, instead calling on “common sense” to be injected into […]

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Contingency fees won’t lead to US-style litigation, lawyers say
Feature June 19, 2020 8:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Legislation passed by Victoria state lawmakers lifting the ban on contingency fees in class actions will not lead to US-style litigation entrepreneurialism, but it may […]

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GetSwift leaked $138M deal to the press ahead of ASX announcement, ASIC says
Securities June 16, 2020 7:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

GetSwift “sat on” an announcement about a lucrative deal with US-based automotive sales and marketing firm N.A. Williams for more than three weeks, then leaked […]

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‘These results are not accidental’: GetSwift saw ASX as ‘cheap way’ to boost share price, ASIC says
Securities June 15, 2020 6:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

Emails show the directors of logistics company GetSwift took a “deliberate approach” to inflating the company’s share price through a constant supply of positive ASX […]

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Litigation funder wins access to docs in parking patent dispute against City of Melbourne
Intellectual Property June 12, 2020 9:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

The funder backing a patent lawsuit by tech firm Vehicle Management Systems over an invention used by the City of Melbourne to time parked vehicles […]

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