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Judge warns ‘real persuasion’ needed to expand GetSwift class action 2 months from trial
Class Actions 2020-07-13 9:00 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has warned counsel leading a shareholder class action against logistics provider GetSwift that “real persuasion” would be needed to convince him to allow […]

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Judge ‘regrettably’ postpones Boral class action beauty parade in light of High Court challenge
Class Actions 2020-07-10 10:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has pushed off a heated contest between law firms vying to lead a shareholder class action against construction giant Boral for what could […]

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Insurance docs sought amid fears Ardent Leisure lacks assets to meet $310M class action
Class Actions 2020-08-28 4:17 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The lead applicant in a shareholder class action against Dreamworld owner Ardent Leisure over a 2016 tragedy in which four people died following a ride […]

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Boral faces third shareholder class action over US biz disclosures
Class Actions 2020-08-26 10:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

Construction giant Boral must now contend with three class actions by shareholders alleging it failed to disclose financial problems with its US windows business, but […]

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Class action crackdown spurs rush to the courthouse
Class Actions 2020-08-26 10:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Eight law firms made it to the courthouse door just under the wire last week, filing class actions on the eve of regulations that will […]

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Judge scolds law firms behind competing Boral class actions
Class Actions 2020-06-29 8:33 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has scolded the law firms behind competing shareholder class actions against Boral for delaying progress of the proceedings, but may wait until the […]

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Trial judge urges common sense in ASIC case against GetSwift
Securities 2020-06-22 4:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has dismissed a defensive bid by ASIC to amend its case against GetSwift mid-trial, instead calling on “common sense” to be injected into […]

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3A Composites fights for class closure order in combustible cladding action
Class Actions 2020-05-19 4:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

German cladding manufacturer 3A Composites is pushing forward with a bid to close a class action over allegedly combustible cladding to registered group members, arguing […]

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Judge won’t stall opt out notice in AMP class action
Class Actions 2020-08-26 3:41 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A court has given the green light for opt out and registration notices to be sent to group members in a shareholder class action against […]

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GetSwift directors’ decision not to take stand in ASIC case can’t be held against company, court told
Securities 2020-08-14 11:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge overseeing ASIC’s case against logistics provider GetSwift cannot draw any inferences against the company because directors Bane Hunter and Joel Macdonald did not […]

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