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Amazon had no obligation to use GetSwift’s services, class action claims
Class Actions January 21, 2019 10:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

GetSwift failed to disclose to investors that under an agreement announced with Amazon, the e-commerce giant had no obligation to use the logistics provider for […]

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Judge was wrong to halt cross-examination in Octaviar class action, court hears
Class Actions January 17, 2019 9:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge that dismissed an investor class action against the Public Trustee of Queensland over the failure of investment firm Octaviar Group improperly intervened in […]

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ASIC asks High Court to clarify meaning of ‘officer’
Corporate January 16, 2019 9:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC is seeking approval from the High Court to appeal a judgment that let a former director of Gold Coast finance company MFS Group partially […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2018
Exclusive January 11, 2019 11:29 pm By Christine Caulfield and Cat Fredenburgh

From a record-setting funder’s cut to the first call for ‘“proportionality”, last year saw a number of groundbreaking judgments approving class action settlements worth more […]

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Octaviar investors, class action funder dodge indemnity costs
Class Actions January 8, 2019 1:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

The investor behind a failed class action against the Public Trustee of Queensland over the collapse of Octaviar Group has escaped a bid by the […]

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Appealing GetSwift class action ruling comes at a cost, Full Court says
Appeals December 20, 2018 1:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

The law firms that challenged a ruling staying their cases against GetSwift gave the Full Federal Court a chance to guide judges managing competing class […]

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GetSwift class notice delayed as law firm told to get ‘house in order’
Class Actions December 19, 2018 10:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

A law firm on the losing end of a landmark ruling over competing shareholder class actions against GetSwift has argued that a proposed opt-out notice […]

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Battle over competing GetSwift class actions goes to High Court
Breaking News December 17, 2018 4:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Squire Patton Boggs is taking a fight over a ruling that shut down its shareholder class action against logistics startup GetSwift to the […]

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Squire Patton Boggs refuses to hand over GetSwift group member details
Class Actions November 23, 2018 8:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

Squire Patton Boggs has refused a request by rival Phi Finney McDonald for the details of group members it signed up to its now stayed […]

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Fitch expert challenged in investor class action over toxic CDOs
Class Actions November 23, 2018 5:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

An expert witness in an investor class action against Fitch Ratings over toxic financial products is no expert at all, the lead applicant told the […]

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