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One law firm should run class action against Treasury Wine, court told
Class Actions 2020-08-10 10:47 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Two competing shareholder class actions against global winemaker and distributor Treasury Wine Estates over an earnings downgrade in January this year should be consolidated, and […]

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Judge slams parties in ANZ class action for ‘putting their pens down’
Class Actions 2020-08-07 6:34 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has accused the parties in a class action against ANZ over the sale of allegedly worthless insurance  of “putting their pens down” and […]

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Maurice Blackburn didn’t breach obligations by filing new TWE class action
Class Actions 2020-08-06 8:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Maurice Blackburn did not breach its obligations by using material from a now settled class action against Treasury Wine Estates to draft new class action […]

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Mills Oakley faces negligence lawsuit over share sale to Slater & Gordon
Business of Law 2020-08-05 9:53 pm By Alison Eveleigh

National law firm Mills Oakley has been accused of negligence and breach of contract over advice the firm gave regarding the sale of shares in […]

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Law firm to drop class action against Pitcher Partners over Slater and Gordon audits
Class Actions 2020-07-30 2:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The law firm behind a long-running class action against Pitcher Partners over its auditing of Slater and Gordon is seeking court approval to drop the […]

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Treasurer met with affiliate of US lobby group on eve of new class action regulations, inquiry told
Class Actions 2020-07-27 8:35 pm By Alison Eveleigh

There is an “embarrassing” foreign influence on Australian laws, a plaintiff law firm has told a parliamentary inquiry into class actions, after revealing that Treasurer […]

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The future of consumer class actions in the wake of Brewster
Expert Insights 2020-06-24 10:14 pm By

In December last year, the High Court handed down its landmark decision in Brewster holding that neither the Federal Court or NSW Supreme Court have […]

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‘An air of unreality’: Judge questions Treasury Wine’s breach claims against Maurice Blackburn
Class Actions 2020-06-24 8:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

A claim by Treasury Wine Estates that Maurice Blackburn — but no other law firm — is prohibited from bringing a shareholder class action over […]

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ANZ says allegedly worthless insurance policies gave customers ‘peace of mind’
Class Actions 2020-06-16 6:15 pm By Alison Eveleigh

ANZ has denied claims that it sold allegedly worthless insurance to group members in a class action against the banking giant, and has said the […]

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Commonwealth Bank faces class action over ‘junk’ insurance
Class Actions 2020-06-10 8:52 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has become the latest Big Four bank to be hit with a class action over the sales of allegedly worthless […]

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