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Maurice Blackburn to challenge ruling in favour of ATO over bushfire tax bill
Appeals March 19, 2019 11:55 am By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn has not given up its fight with the Australian Taxation Office over a multimillion dollar tax liability on record-setting class action payout for […]

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Queensland floods class action defendants must live with their decision on expert reports, judge says
Class Actions March 14, 2019 11:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing the marathon Queensland floods class action has shot down a request by the defendants to submit new expert flood modeling reports, saying […]

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Commonwealth Bank wants to shut down one of two rival class actions
Class Actions March 11, 2019 8:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has launched a bid to stay a shareholder class action brought by boutique law firm Phi Finney McDonald after the […]

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Bellamy’s keeps up fight for cost capping in joint class actions
Class Actions March 11, 2019 12:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

Baby food maker Bellamy’s is not giving up its fight to limit the costs of two shareholder class actions against the company, lodging an appeal […]

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CIMIC slugged with costs after class action trial vacated
Class Actions March 7, 2019 4:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

Global engineering firm CIMIC Group has been hit with costs after a last-minute subpoena of three new potential witnesses caused the three-week trial that was […]

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Maurice Blackburn to pause Fearless Girl promotions while State Street case plays out
Intellectual Property March 7, 2019 10:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Maurice Blackburn has agreed to refrain from any marketing or promotion using a replica of the iconic New York statue, Fearless Girl, while it defends […]

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Maurice Blackburn loses appeal over ATO bill on Black Saturday class action payout
Class Actions February 28, 2019 2:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn has lost a long-running fight with the Australian Taxation Office over a tax bill on two massive class action settlements secured by the […]

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Litigation funders slugged with cost of jurisdictional battle over AMP class actions
Class Actions February 27, 2019 9:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A state judge has ordered the litigation funders behind a group of federal class actions against AMP to pay the legal costs of their failed […]

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Bellamy’s loses cost-capping bid in joint class actions
Class Actions February 26, 2019 2:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected a bid by Bellamy’s to limit the recoverable costs of rival law firms running joint class actions against the baby food […]

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Commonwealth Bank says it shouldn’t pay twice to defend two class actions
Class Actions February 25, 2019 11:54 am By Christine Caulfield

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia wants a judge to ensure it doesn’t get hit with double the cost for work defending two shareholder class actions […]

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