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ASIC to go after GetSwift’s former general counsel
Securities March 19, 2019 7:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission wants to add GetSwift’s former inhouse lawyer as a respondent in its enforcement action against the logistics company, as […]

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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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GetSwift weighs bid to toss law firm from ASIC action
Class Actions March 1, 2019 1:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

GetSwift has warned it may seek an injunction blocking Johnson Winter & Slattery from acting as instructing lawyers to the corporate cop in its enforcement […]

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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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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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ASIC takes GetSwift to court over inadequate shareholder disclosures
Securities February 22, 2019 5:42 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has added to logistics provider GetSwift’s legal woes, filing a lawsuit over the company’s alleged failure to disclose material […]

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‘Likely’ GetSwift class action settlement should not be delayed by High Court appeal, judge says
Class Actions February 7, 2019 9:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge won’t defer the opt-out notice in a shareholder class action against GetSwift pending the High Court’s decision on a special leave application to […]

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Rival law firms backpedal in deal over competing Commonwealth Bank class actions
Class Actions February 6, 2019 9:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firms Maurice Blackburn and Phi Finney McDonald have stepped back from a proposed consolidation of their class actions against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia […]

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Deloitte continues fight to keep Hastie files secret after claiming partner made off with them
Class Actions February 4, 2019 7:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

Deloitte is challenging a judge’s ruling that certain partners not be excused from an order to produce files of the accounting giant’s audit work for […]

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Boutique firm Phi Finney McDonald ’eminently qualified’ to run BHP class action, experts say
Analysis February 1, 2019 11:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

Class action experts have come to the defence of boutique law firm Phi Finney McDonald as heavyweight Maurice Blackburn appeals a judge’s ruling to choose […]

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