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Shareholder appeals judge’s refusal to freeze AMP class action
Class Actions 2020-05-11 6:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

A NSW Supreme Court decision refusing to put a Maurice Blackburn-led shareholder class action against AMP on ice pending a High Court challenge has been […]

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Court won’t freeze AMP class action amid High Court appeal
Appeals 2020-05-08 5:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has declined to put a Maurice Blackburn-led class action against AMP on hold while the High Court decides whether to overturn a ruling […]

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Car makers won’t take class closure fight to High Court
Product Liability 2020-05-07 11:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

Seven car makers defending class actions over defective Takata airbags have confirmed they will not be challenging a landmark decision that set aside a pre-settlement […]

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AMP class action should be put on ice until High Court ruling on beauty parade, court hears
Class Actions 2020-04-30 9:19 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Maurice Blackburn’s shareholder class action against AMP should be put on ice until the High Court decides whether a ruling in last year’s beauty parade […]

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Landmark ruling nixing class closure orders likely to reach High Court
Analysis 2020-04-23 9:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

A ruling Wednesday that struck down class closure orders — a device used by judges in class actions for the past two decades — has […]

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ACCC secures $14M penalty in hidden fee case against STA Travel
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-04-23 4:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

A settlement between the ACCC and STA Travel has resulted in a penalty of $14 million after the court found the travel agency misled consumers […]

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Courts don’t have power to make class closure orders, appeals court says
Class Actions 2020-04-22 6:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has overturned a ruling ordering class closure in seven representative proceedings against car makers over defective Takata airbags, finding courts do not […]

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Judge ‘pleasantly surprised’ by virtual trials, refuses to delay GetSwift hearing
Trials 2020-04-09 8:07 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has refused to delay a civil penalty hearing brought by ASIC against GetSwift, scheduled to begin in June, after the logistics company argued […]

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Coronavirus drags the legal profession into the 21st century
Business of Law 2020-04-06 8:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The coronavirus has forged changes in the legal profession that will outlast the pandemic itself, leading to greater flexibility and efficiencies in an industry steeped […]

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Boral hit with shareholder class action over US business disclosures
Class Actions 2020-03-24 9:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Construction giant Boral is facing a shareholder class action for allegedly failing to disclose financial irregularities in its US windows business. The lawsuit, filed Monday […]

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