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Full Federal Court may weigh validity of NAB ‘junk’ insurance class action
Class Actions August 22, 2019 8:17 pm By Amelia Birnie

A class action against National Australia Bank over allegedly worthless consumer credit insurance could be referred to the Full Federal Court just three months out […]

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Firms to consolidate AMP super class actions, and funders put commission in court’s hands
Class Actions August 21, 2019 3:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge overseeing competing class actions against AMP over allegedly excessive superannuation fees has signed off on an agreement by two rival law firms to […]

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CFMEU launches union-funded class action against Workpac
Employment August 21, 2019 4:47 pm By Amelia Birnie

The CFMEU will fund a landmark multi-million dollar class action against labour hire company Workpac seeking repayment of leave entitlements it claims are owed to […]

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AMP beefs up legal team for superannuation class action
Class Actions August 20, 2019 10:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP has added two law firms to separately represent its subidiaries in one of two class actions alleging it charged its superannuation members excessive fees. […]

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If two’s company and three’s a crowd, what are four and five? Multiplicity in the class action arena
Expert Insights August 5, 2019 3:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

There can be no doubt that the challenge of multiple, coextensive or competing class actions arising from the same circumstances, and the appropriate strategies and […]

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Judge says ASIC should have brought Murray Goulburn bosses to court ‘a long time ago’
Securities August 2, 2019 11:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge on Friday asked the corporate regulator why it delayed action against former Murray Goulburn managing director Gary Helou and CFO Bradley Hingle until […]

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Judge says shareholder class action against Brambles ‘taking too long’
Class Actions July 31, 2019 2:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge overseeing a shareholder class action against chain logistics company Brambles has expressed frustration with the parties, who are locked in an unresolved discovery […]

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Government to introduce ban on grandfathered commissions
Financial Services July 30, 2019 7:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Government will introduce legislation Thursday that would ban the grandfathering of conflicted remuneration for financial advisors, after the banking royal commission suggested scrapping […]

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A public interest in class actions: developments in employee confidentiality obligations and evidence
Expert Insights July 26, 2019 11:35 pm By

The imbalance of statutory protections available to those that breach confidentiality obligations when reporting misconduct to regulatory bodies, and those that do so to provide […]

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Allergan faces potential class action over breast implants linked to rare cancer
Personal injury July 12, 2019 10:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

Slater & Gordon is probing a possible class action against Allergan Australia on behalf of women who developed a rare form of lymphoma linked to […]

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