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‘A degree of chaos’: Judge questions IAG common fund as High Court decision looms
Insurance August 16, 2019 8:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has questioned a bid for a common fund order in a class action against two IAG entities over allegedly worthless add-on insurance, saying […]

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Responsible lending class action against Westpac paused after ASIC loss
Class Actions August 16, 2019 10:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

After defeating the corporate regulator’s case alleging it breached responsible lending laws, banking giant Westpac has won a reprieve from lodging a defence in a […]

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Law firms to compete for more than $1 billion in government work
Business of Law August 16, 2019 8:18 pm By Amelia Birnie

The federal Attorney-General has unveiled a new system for the allocation of more than $1 billion in external legal services to the Commonwealth government over […]

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Barclays, other banks in forex cartel class action must produce US case docs
Competition & Consumer Protection August 15, 2019 3:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has ordered a group of banks facing a competition class action over alleged foreign exchange rate-rigging to hand over documents they produced as […]

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High Court dismisses Glencore’s bid to block ATO from eyeing Paradise Papers
Appeals August 14, 2019 10:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Coal producer Glencore International has lost its High Court appeal to keep the Australian Taxation Office from reviewing documents related to its offshore assets, which […]

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ICAP scolded for ‘interlocutory skirmishes’ in employee poaching spat
Employment August 14, 2019 3:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has criticised two units of global finance firm TP ICAP Group for “unnecessary and over technical interlocutory skirmishes” as they seek damages from […]

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Cladding maker 3A Composites points finger at third parties in class action defence
Class Actions August 13, 2019 6:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

German cladding manufacturer 3A Composites has denied that its cladding is unsafe and caused class members loss and damage, instead pointing the finger at unknown […]

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Westpac defeats ASIC home loan case
Breaking News August 13, 2019 11:43 am By Amelia Birnie

Westpac has defeated a responsible lending case brought by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission in relation to almost 262,000 home loans, with the Federal […]

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Surfstitch, shareholders to make ‘last, final attempt’ at class action settlement
Class Actions August 9, 2019 8:07 pm By Amelia Birnie

The parties in two shareholder class actions brought against online fashion retailer Surfstitch will make one “last, final attempt” to resolve the proceedings in mediation […]

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‘Nothing more than a witch hunt’: Clive Palmer agrees to multimillion dollar Queensland Nickel settlement
Restructuring & Insolvency August 6, 2019 8:20 pm By Amelia Birnie

Mining magnate Clive Palmer says he feels “vindicated” after reaching a multimillion dollar settlement that resolves the majority of claims brought against him following the […]

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