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Court wrestles with how toxic foam settlement objectors will be heard
Class Actions March 26, 2020 2:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing the $212.5 million settlement in three toxic foam class actions against the Commonwealth of Australia has been told of at least one […]

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Surfstitch class action settlement amount slashed amid ‘very difficult retail environment’
Class Actions March 25, 2020 1:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Group members in two settled class actions against clothing retailer Surfstitch have been told the settlement amount available to them has plummeted amid a “very […]

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Is that legal? Top COVID-19 questions clients are asking lawyers
Feature March 24, 2020 9:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

As states across Australia shut down non-essential services and close borders in the battle to control the spread of the coronavirus, companies are turning to […]

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‘One hearing and two interlocutory judgments have achieved precisely nothing’: Judge scolds parties in Parklea Market dispute
Real Estate March 23, 2020 6:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has criticised the parties in a land sale dispute over Sydney’s Parklea Markets for failing to make progress to bring the case to […]

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Coronavirus shuts down ACCC cross-examinations in landmark ANZ cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection March 20, 2020 10:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

For the lawyers conducting the committal hearings in the criminal cartel case over ANZ’s $2.5 billion equity raising, the Sydney Downing Centre courtroom was already […]

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Scales tipping: More firms tell staff to work from home in age of coronavirus
Business of Law March 17, 2020 9:44 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The number of lawyers working at home continues to grow as the coronavirus spreads in Australia, with five law firms ordering staff to pack up […]

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Allens employee may have been exposed to coronavirus, firm says
Business of Law March 17, 2020 2:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An employee in Allens’ Brisbane office may have been exposed to the coronavirus, according to the firm, which has ordered that all staff begin working […]

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Four law firms send staff home amid coronavirus fears
Business of Law March 12, 2020 3:26 pm By Christine Caulfield

The number of law firms forcing staff to work remotely in response to concerns about exposure to the new coronavirus has grown, with four firms […]

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Government to pay $212.5M in landmark toxic foam class action settlement
Class Actions March 11, 2020 12:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Federal Government will pay $212.5 million to settle three class actions over the use of allegedly toxic firefighting foam at government military bases. Earlier […]

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BHP faces $125M tax bill after High Court loss
Tax March 11, 2020 2:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

BHP Billiton must pay $125 million in added taxes after the High Court struck down its appeal in a dispute with the Australian Tax Office […]

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