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Ex-Piper Alderman partner’s sex discrimination case back on
Business of Law November 8, 2019 10:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former Piper Alderman partner who filed a sex discrimination case against the law firm and was ousted from the partnership months later, is pressing […]

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Quintis founder wins unredacted transcripts of ASIC chats with directors
White Collar October 23, 2019 9:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

Quintis founder Frank Wilson has won his bid for unredacted transcripts of ASIC examinations with six former directors of the failed sandalwood company. Wilson, who […]

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IOOF unit wins stay of $76M judgment as it mulls appeal of case against Sparke Helmore
Restructuring & Insolvency October 22, 2019 11:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has briefly stayed his $76.6 million judgment against IOOF subsidiary Australian Executor Trustees over the sale of a timber plantation by the collapsed […]

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IOOF expects to appeal $80M plantation judgment after losing bid to lay blame on law firm
Financial Services September 30, 2019 10:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

IOOF says it expects to challenge a $80.6 million judgment against subsidiary Australian Executor Trustees over the sale of a timber plantation by the collapsed […]

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Cigno takes ASIC to court in challenge to ‘predatory’ lending ban
Financial Services September 27, 2019 11:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

Payday lender Cigno is appealing the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s first action under new powers to ban financial products that targeted its model of […]

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Sparke Helmore off the hook as court slams IOOF unit with $81M judgment over plantation sale
Restructuring & Insolvency September 26, 2019 2:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

IOOF subsidiary Australian Executor Trustees has been hit with an $80.6 million judgment after breaching its duty as trustee in the sale of a 42,000 […]

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Funder succeeds in declaration enforcing its class action agreements
Expert Insights September 24, 2019 1:33 pm By editor

The decision in Murphy Operator Pty Ltd v Gladstone Ports Corporation is a landmark one. It confirms the validity of the class action funding business […]

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After questioning funder’s cut, judge quietly approves KPMG class action settlement scheme
Class Actions September 19, 2019 9:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has quietly given his seal of approval to a settlement distribution scheme in a class action against KPMG, after raising questions about Piper […]

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Court not convinced ‘superhuman’ judge needed for back-to-back GetSwift hearings
Securities September 16, 2019 5:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has dismissed an application by GetSwift to delay the hearing of a shareholder class action against it, despite arguments that a […]

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Litigation funding agreements legal in Queensland class actions, court says
Class Actions September 13, 2019 7:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Queensland Supreme Court has upheld the legality of litigation funding agreements in a landmark class action judgment that could have a ripple effect across […]

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