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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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RCR Tomlinson class actions will fight to stay alive
Class Actions April 12, 2019 11:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two class actions against collapsed engineering firm RCR Tomlinson may be dismissed earlier than expected unless the Supreme Court allows them proceed against a liquidator […]

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IOOF dismisses ‘speculative’ shareholder class action
Class Actions April 12, 2019 11:34 pm By Cat Fredenbugh

Wealth manager IOOF has dismissed a shareholder class action lawsuit related to allegations of misconduct aired at the Banking Royal Commission, calling it “speculative and […]

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Ex-Slater & Gordon directors can’t dismiss Pitcher Partners’ cross claims in class actions
Class Actions April 9, 2019 4:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected a bid by former directors of Slater & Gordon to throw out cross claims brought by Pitcher Partners in two shareholder […]

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GetSwift class action to get in line behind ASIC case
Class Actions April 4, 2019 8:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has agreed to postpone a trial against logistics provider GetSwift until next year when a class action and a lawsuit by the Australian […]

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CORRECTION: Judge orders costs for infamous anti-suit injunction in AMP class action turf war
Financial Services April 2, 2019 10:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge who entertained an anti-suit injunction in the AMP class action jurisdictional battle that set off what another judge called an “unseemly debacle” has […]

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Apache loses bid for separate trial in $83M tax credit spat with Santos
Energy & Natural Resources April 2, 2019 5:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected a bid by a group of Apache Corporation companies to break up a looming trial in a long-running dispute with WA-based […]

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Two GetSwift shareholders opt out of class action, say company should put ‘legal obstacles’ behind it
Class Actions April 1, 2019 12:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

GetSwift shareholders Clutterbuck Capital Management and KPT Capital have opted out of a class action against the logistics services provider, blasting the “inappropriate and questionable” […]

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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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IOOF faces shareholder class action after APRA case
Financial Services March 18, 2019 10:56 am By Christine Caulfield

Wealth manager IOOF is facing a shareholder class action alleging it failed to tell investors that misconduct aired at the Banking Royal Commission would put […]

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