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‘An immediate conflict of interest’: Appeals court tosses opt out notices in AMP class action
Appeals June 4, 2020 3:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has vacated orders sending opt out and registration notices to shareholders in a class action against AMP after a successful challenge by […]

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Union unfairly sacked official over Labor conference spat, lawsuit claims
Employment June 3, 2020 9:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An official employed with a local branch of the Finance Sector Union claims he was unfairly dismissed after resisting a union directive to send a […]

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What the new normal will look like for lawyers as firms reopen doors
Business of Law June 2, 2020 5:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The reopening of law firm offices in Melbourne and Sydney may still be months away but firms have given Lawyerly a glimpse of what it […]

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Treasury Wine calls for stay of class action, accuses Maurice Blackburn of misusing docs
Class Actions June 2, 2020 2:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

Treasury Wine Estates will seek to shut down a shareholder class action brought by Maurice Blackburn after accusing the law firm of breaching its obligations […]

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Judge awards $253,000 to lead plaintiff in Queensland floods class action
Class Actions May 29, 2020 3:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead plaintiff in the Queensland floods class action has been awarded more than $253,000 in compensation from the state government and two dam operators, […]

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Maurice Blackburn loses appeal over bushfire class action tax bill
Appeals May 28, 2020 3:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Maurice Blackburn has come up short in its challenge to a multimillion dollar tax bill for a record settlement payout in the Black Saturday bushfire […]

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Boral faces second class action over US windows biz
Class Actions May 28, 2020 8:42 am By Christine Caulfield

Construction giant Boral faces another shareholder class action accused of failing to disclose the financial irregularities of its US windows business. Maurice Blackburn is expected […]

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Judge should have thrown out taxi driver class action, Uber tells appeals court
Class Actions May 28, 2020 9:52 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Uber has once again attempted to put the brakes on a landmark class action which alleges the ride-sharing giant engaged in a conspiracy to steal […]

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Slater & Gordon settlement armed class action to sue us, Arnold Bloch Leibler tells court
Class Actions May 27, 2020 4:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Slater and Gordon’s conduct when settling a previous securities class action against it armed the lead plaintiff with the information he needed to later bring […]

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Continuous disclosure laws watered down to protect companies, directors from class actions
Class Actions May 25, 2020 9:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

In its latest move aimed at shielding companies from “opportunistic class actions”, the Morrison government has announced a temporary change to the continuous disclosure rules […]

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