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No win, no fee funding model carries Maurice Blackburn to victory in AMP class action contest
Class Actions May 23, 2019 10:29 am By Christine Caulfield and Miklos Bolza

Maurice Blackburn’s shareholder class action against AMP — the only action not backed by a litigation funder — has been picked as the winner in […]

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Law firms to learn fate in AMP class action beauty parade
Analysis May 21, 2019 11:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

A ruling by a judge deciding a four-way contest to run a shareholder class action against AMP is expected this week, a judgment significant not […]

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Class action says UGL should have forecast $129M loss on Ichthys LNG project
Class Actions May 21, 2019 8:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

UGL knew a loss for its Ichthys power project was “looming” as early as February 2014, according to amended pleadings in a shareholder class action, […]

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Facebook, Instagram to fight misuse of market power case by social media startup
Competition & Consumer Protection May 17, 2019 2:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

Facebook and Instagram will defend against claims they misused their market power to block an Australian marketing startup from their platforms, saying the company – […]

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BHP faces record $7B class action in UK court over Brazil dam collapse
Energy & Natural Resources May 8, 2019 9:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

Mining giant BHP has been hit with the biggest class action in UK history on behalf of over 235,000 Brazilians claiming more than AUS$7 billion […]

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Deloitte grilled after claiming partners have no right to access files from litigation room
Appeals May 6, 2019 10:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyers for Deloitte were questioned by an appeals court Monday after arguing that the accounting giant’s partners had no access to the firm’s files, stored […]

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Forge class action judge stands firm despite being warned of ‘real risk’ to trial date
Class Actions May 3, 2019 2:06 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has refused to contemplate delays to the long-running investor class action against defunct engineering and construction company Forge Group, as lawyers for some of […]

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Maurice Blackburn says it can deliver the goods in BHP class action
Appeals May 2, 2019 10:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Maurice Blackburn has fired its opening salvo in a high-stakes appeal of a judge’s decision rejecting its class action against BHP over the […]

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High Court refuses special leave to losing GetSwift class action
Appeals April 18, 2019 10:48 am By Christine Caulfied

The battle over competing shareholder class actions against logistics tech company GetSwift is over, with the High Court rejecting a bid by one of the […]

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Aussie social media startup wins injunction against Facebook, Instagram in misuse of market power case
Competition & Consumer Protection April 15, 2019 11:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

An Australian marketing company that allows clients to schedule socal media posts has won a temporary court injunction against Facebook and Instagram in a lawsuit […]

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