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Thousands of disabled workers share $109M class action settlement
Class Actions July 11, 2019 2:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

Almost 7,000 disabled workers have been repaid $109 million in wages as part of a class action settlement distribution that has been called a “fitting […]

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Law firms can push on with separate class actions against CBA under cooperation deal
Class Actions July 10, 2019 8:33 pm By Amelia Birnie

Rival law firms Maurice Blackburn and Phi Finney McDonald will be allowed to work together without consolidating their separate shareholder class actions against the Commonwealth […]

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NAB super fund trustee faces $100M class action over excessive fees
Class Actions July 10, 2019 11:32 am By Miklos Bolza

A NAB-owned trustee is facing a possible class action over $100 million in allegedly excessive fees charged to super fund members. Law firm William Roberts, […]

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Judge reserves AMP class action loser costs after Phi Finney McDonald sinks 1,345 hours
Class Actions July 4, 2019 3:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

Boutique class actions law firm Phi Finney McDonald has won its bid to reserve costs incurred before its case was permanently stayed in the AMP […]

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In latest AMP class actions, judge nudges parties away from beauty parade
Class Actions July 3, 2019 3:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge overseeing competing consumer class actions against AMP over superannuation fees said he would be “reluctant” to hold a contest between the two cases, […]

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Ex-Sirtex CEO pleads guilty to insider trading
White Collar July 3, 2019 3:25 pm By Amelia Birnie

The former CEO and director of biotech company Sirtex Medical, Gilman Wong, is facing a maximum ten years in prison after pleading guilty to insider […]

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Commercial interests shouldn’t bar consolidation, says Brambles class action judge
Class Actions June 28, 2019 11:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has released his reasons for consolidating two shareholder class actions against logistics company Brambles over opposition by the lead applicant in one of […]

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Lawyer tries to question costs in Sirtex class action settlement
Class Actions June 26, 2019 8:21 pm By Amelia Birnie

A self-described “vigilant lawyer against big companies” has attempted to make submissions regarding the costs incurred in the Sirtex shareholder class action settlement, with legal […]

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AMP hit with second class action over ‘excessive’ superannuation fees
Class Actions June 26, 2019 2:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

AMP is a facing a second class action for allegedly charging excessive fees on more than two million superannuation accounts, setting up another potential class […]

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Slater & Gordon, ex-directors say Pitcher Partners responsible for financial reports
Class Actions June 25, 2019 3:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

Facing cross claims by Pitcher Partners in two shareholder class actions alleging the accounting firm wrongly signed off on Slater & Gordon’s financial reports ahead […]

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