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East Timor loses second attempt to shut down $328M fuel supply dispute
Arbitration December 9, 2019 3:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has thrown out the Democratic Republic of East Timor’s second bid to stay a case brought against it by Lighthouse Corporation over […]

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‘Reasonable chance’ of settlement in Dick Smith class actions
Class Actions December 6, 2019 12:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

There is a “reasonable chance” that two shareholder class actions against failed electronics retailer Dick Smith will settle by February of next year, group members […]

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Judge rejects bid to suppress legal costs report in SurfStitch class actions
Class Actions December 5, 2019 10:03 pm By Hannah Gee

A judge has rejected an application sought by the plaintiffs in two recently settled class actions against online shopping retailer SurfStitch to keep an independent […]

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AMP group exec says bullying claims by former GC were news to her
Employment December 4, 2019 5:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

AMP’s group executive says she was never told of bullying claims made against her by former general counsel Larissa Cook until the lawyer filed a […]

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Ernst & Young denies it was negligent in goodwill review of Slater & Gordon’s Quindell deal
Class Actions November 29, 2019 1:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accounting giant Ernst & Young, which has been dragged into two class actions by Slater & Gordon shareholders, has shot back at claims it was […]

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Firms will seek up to $6M at SurfStitch class action settlement hearing
Class Actions November 28, 2019 4:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

The funders behind two shareholder class actions against online fashion retailer Surfstitch Group will seek a commission of up to 30 per cent while the […]

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Cross claims against Deloitte dropped in Dick Smith class actions
Class Actions November 28, 2019 12:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

Accounting giant Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu has dodged select cross-claims over the collapse of failed retailer Dick Smith ahead of a hearing of three shareholder class […]

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Full Federal Court gets chance to weigh in on market-based causation
Appeals November 21, 2019 4:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Shareholders have appealed a ruling that found a “serious problem” with market-based causation and dismissed three cases against the liquidator of failed global financial services […]

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Sydney Fish Market developer can eye Norton Rose docs in spat over $2.3M ‘secret commission’
Real Estate November 11, 2019 6:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney-based development firm has won limited access to legal documents from Norton Rose Fulbright in a property dispute over redevelopment of the Sydney Fish […]

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Liquidator cops 10-year ban in landmark ATO case
Restructuring & Insolvency November 7, 2019 10:51 pm By Christine Caulfield

Sydney-based liquidator David Iannuzzi has been disqualified from serving as an insolvency practitioner for 10 years, in the first case brought by the Australian Tax […]

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