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OTC trader wins more time to respond to ASIC’s 2,000-page pleading
ASIC 2021-05-13 3:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has granted OTC trader EuropeFX more time to file its defence to an 80-page statement of claim and over 2,000 pages of particulars […]

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Jones Day lures top Perth litigator from rival US firm
People In The News 2021-05-12 2:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

US-based firm Jones Day has snagged one of Perth’s top energy litigators from rival Quinn Emanuel to bolster its global disputes team. Michael Lundberg joins […]

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Court can order class action opt out notices for limited number of group members, judge says
Class Actions 2021-04-27 9:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found he has power to order that opt out notices be sent to a limited number of Boral shareholders eligible to join […]

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Declassing bid defeated in Jardine Lloyd Thomson class action
Class Actions 2021-04-16 4:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

Insurance broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson has lost its bid to shut down a class action brought on behalf of NSW local councils, with a judge […]

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Forge directors fail to explain need for multiple law firms in liquidators’ case, judge says
Banton Group 2021-04-14 2:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has slashed security for costs sought in a case brought by the liquidators of engineering and construction company Forge Group after the former […]

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Law firm drops opt out clause from funding agreement in Boral class action
Class Actions 2021-04-09 3:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Phi Finney McDonald will amend its funding agreement with Therium in a shareholder class action against Boral after a judge found that an irrevocable opt […]

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Sizzler, Burger Urge lay down steak knives in trade mark battle
Intellectual Property 2021-04-08 3:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

Buffet dining pioneer Sizzler, which closed its last Australian restaurants in November, has settled a trade mark dispute with Brisbane-based chain Burger Urge over a […]

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Boral ruling a warning to class action lawyers to be on their best behaviour
Class Actions 2021-04-01 3:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judgment in a heated carriage fight between three class actions against construction giant Boral provides some guidance to law firms about conduct that could […]

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No win no fee carries law firm to victory in Boral class action beauty parade
Class Actions 2021-03-31 11:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

The law firm running its class action on a no win no fee basis has been crowned the winner in a battle against two competing […]

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Jardine Lloyd Thompson wants to declass lawsuit over ‘excessive’ insurance premiums
Insurance 2021-03-23 11:59 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Insurance broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson wants to declass a representative action brought on behalf of local councils in NSW alleging it socked them with inflated […]

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