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In partial win for QBE, judge pares back ANZ add-on insurance class action
Class Actions 2020-10-20 9:36 am By Christine Caulfield

A judge has sided in part with QBE Insurance and pared back a class action over allegedly worthless add-on insurance sold by ANZ to credit […]

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Arnold Bloch Leibler can’t use Slater & Gordon client files in class action defence
Class Actions 2020-10-19 8:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by Arnold Bloch Leibler seeking to use information from its legal work on Slater & Gordon’s $1.2 billion acquisition of UK firm Quindell to defend itself in a class action brought by the plaintiffs firm’s shareholders.

Litigation funder a ‘stranger’ in S&P class action, not entitled to docs, judge says
Class Actions 2020-10-16 12:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder embroiled in a contractual dispute with a lead applicant in a class action against S&P Global is a stranger to the proceeding […]

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‘Solicitors love them’: Judge rails against discovery ‘tsunami’ in class actions
Class Actions 2020-10-15 11:47 am By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a class action against Westpac over superannuation fees has criticised costly discovery processes that produce a “tsunami of material”, most of which […]

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Judge consolidates class actions against Treasury Wine, appoints referee to police costs
Class Actions 2020-10-15 10:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has agreed to consolidate two shareholder class actions against Treasury Wine Estates over an earnings downgrade in January and will let two law […]

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S&P class action applicant wants to look at other applicant’s funding agreement
Class Actions 2020-10-13 3:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

One of the lead applicants in a class action against ratings giant S&P Global, which is involved in a dispute with the funder that’s backing […]

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Pitcher Partners says class, funder should foot the bill for flurry of cross-claims
Class Actions 2020-10-07 2:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Pitcher Partners says the lead applicant in a discontinued class action over its auditing of Slater and Gordon should cover the costs for cross-claims it […]

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Judge says video would be ‘inappropriate’ in Westpac class action opt out notice
Class Actions 2020-09-30 4:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has scrapped a proposed video link sought by Slater and Gordon to be included in an opt out notice to group members in […]

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Settlement reached in shareholder class action against Vocation, auditor PWC
Class Actions 2020-09-18 10:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A shareholder class action against Vocation that has spanned five years and spawned multiple cross claims against the failed training company’s auditor, law firm and […]

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Indigenous groups locked in IP battle over boundary variation bid
Intellectual Property 2020-09-09 7:25 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Two Victorian Indigenous groups are facing off in a intellectual property battle over an anthropological research report used in a boundary variation bid lodged by […]

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