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Pitcher Partners’ bid for indemnity costs from class action gets poor reception
Class Actions 2020-10-29 7:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has expressed skepticism at claims by accounting firm Pitcher Partners that the lead applicant of a now dropped class action over its auditing […]

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Doubts raised years ago about claims in dropped Pitcher Partners class action, court hears
Class Actions 2020-10-28 10:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

Johnson Winter & Slattery persisted with a shareholder class action over auditing advice given to Slater & Gordon despite concerns about the strength of the […]

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Judge frowns on Allergan’s ‘Botox’ trade mark lawsuit
Intellectual Property 2020-10-28 7:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Botox maker Allergan has lost a lawsuit that accused an Australian cosmetics company that sells topical creams as an alternative to Botox injections of infringing […]

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Law firm investigating expanded Crown class action amid anti-money laundering probe
Class Actions 2020-10-23 10:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn is looking at potentially expanding its shareholder class action against Crown Resorts after it emerged at the NSW gaming authority inquiry that the […]

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Property group Cromwell loses discovery bid for case against hostile suitor ARA
Corporate 2020-10-21 11:44 am By Christine Caulfield

Real estate investment giant Cromwell Property Group will not get the court’s help in pursuing a case of “unlawful association” against its largest shareholder, Singapore-based […]

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Arnold Bloch Leibler can’t use Slater & Gordon client files in class action defence
Class Actions 2020-10-19 8:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by Arnold Bloch Leibler seeking to use information from its legal work on Slater & Gordon’s $1.2 billion […]

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Ernst & Young to be sued in class action over Slater & Gordon audits
Accounting 2020-10-09 1:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

Professional services firm EY UK has been added as a respondent in a shareholder class action against Pitcher Partners over advice given to law firm […]

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Pitcher Partners says class, funder should foot the bill for flurry of cross-claims
Class Actions 2020-10-07 2:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Pitcher Partners says the lead applicant in a discontinued class action over its auditing of Slater and Gordon should cover the costs for cross-claims it […]

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Lawyer Alex Elliott was ‘de facto’ solicitor for Banksia class action, judge told
Class Actions 2020-10-06 4:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyer Alex Elliott was complicit in a plan by his late father to mislead the court and group members in the Banksia class action, to […]

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Viagogo slugged with $7M penalty for duping customers on ‘industrial scale’
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-10-02 2:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

Viagogo has been ordered to pay a $7 million penalty for misleading customers into thinking the ticket reseller was an official vendor and failing to […]

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