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Class members get nothing in $2.6M bushfire class action settlement
Class Actions November 13, 2018 3:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A court has signed off on a $2.6 million settlement in a class action against Endeavour Energy and two other companies over the 2013 Mt […]

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Bank of Queensland loses fight with insurer over $6M class action settlement
Insurance November 7, 2018 10:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bank of Queensland has lost a dispute with two insurers over coverage for a $6 million settlement of a class action brought by investors in […]

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Mt Victoria bushfire class seeks to amend pleading on first day of trial
Class Actions October 8, 2018 11:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lawyers leading a class action seeking damages from electrical distributor Endeavour Energy over the 2013 Mt Victoria bushfires have made a bid to amend […]

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Watchdog wants $505K penalty for union’s poor record-keeping
Employment September 25, 2018 10:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Registered Organisations Commissioner is seeking a $505,000 penalty against the CEPU for record-keeping breaches, despite the union’s claim that the conduct was not deliberate. […]

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Judge ‘stunned’ at ill-prepared union watchdog
Employment May 31, 2018 9:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

A lawyer for the Registered Organisations Commission faced the ire of a Federal Court judge on Thursday when he admitted he had no instructions on […]

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ACCC to get tougher on contracts that hurt small biz, lawyers warn
Analysis November 13, 2017 2:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

It warned offenders, and then it won its first case. Now with the one-year anniversary of laws protecting small businesses from unfair contracts ticking over, […]

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