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ANZ to pay nothing in settlement of 7-Eleven franchise class actions
Franchise June 18, 2019 10:22 pm By Christine Caulfield

ANZ Bank will not pay a cent to franchisees in its settlement of two class actions that allege the bank breached its responsible lending obligations […]

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Commonwealth planning High Court appeal of Navy class action revival
Appeals June 14, 2019 1:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth of Australia is preparing a special leave application to the High Court challenging a NSW Court of Appeal decision reviving a class action […]

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ANZ says 7-Eleven class action bid to restrict communications leaves bank ‘in limbo’
Franchise June 13, 2019 3:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

An attempt by applicants in two franchisee class actions against 7-Eleven to limit communications between the convenience store giant and group members ahead of a […]

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Westpac settles class action over alleged Ponzi scheme
Class Actions June 12, 2019 8:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

Banking giant Westpac has settled an investor class action brought by Levitt Robinson for its alleged role in an unregistered managed investment scheme. The settlement […]

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7-Eleven class actions launch second bid to limit communications with franchisees
Franchise June 5, 2019 3:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

After a first failed attempt, two class actions against 7-Eleven are trying again to restrict communications between the convenience store giant and franchisees ahead of […]

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Class action by sailors over broken Navy training contract revived on appeal
Appeals May 31, 2019 11:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has overturned a decision dismissing a class action on behalf of enlisted Navy sailors alleging the Commonwealth of Australian breached a contract […]

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ANZ settles class actions by 7-Eleven franchisees
Class Actions April 15, 2019 10:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

ANZ has reached an in-principle settlement in two class actions alleging it breached its responsible lending obligations by providing loans to purchasers of 7-Eleven franchises […]

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Commonwealth Bank faces whistleblower lawsuit by ex-general manager
Financial Services April 8, 2019 10:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Commonwealth Bank has been hit with a lawsuit by a former general manager who claims his retrenchment in 2013 violated the whistleblower protections under […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2018
Exclusive January 11, 2019 11:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

From a record-setting funder’s cut to the first call for ‘“proportionality”, last year saw a number of groundbreaking judgments approving class action settlements worth more […]

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Judge OKs cut to $30M Palm Island class action settlement for financial advice
Class Actions November 26, 2018 4:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has signed off on an application to set aside a portion of a $30 million settlement in a class action over the 2004 […]

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