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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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Cladding maker 3A Composites points finger at third parties in class action defence
Class Actions August 13, 2019 6:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

German cladding manufacturer 3A Composites has denied that its cladding is unsafe and caused class members loss and damage, instead pointing the finger at unknown […]

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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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NAB super fund trustee faces $100M class action over excessive fees
Class Actions July 10, 2019 11:32 am By Miklos Bolza

A NAB-owned trustee is facing a possible class action over $100 million in allegedly excessive fees charged to super fund members. Law firm William Roberts, […]

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Combustible cladding defendants may drag engineers, certifiers into class action
Class Actions July 8, 2019 8:36 pm By Amelia Birnie

German-based cladding manufacturer 3A Composites has foreshadowed potential cross claims against third party engineers and certifiers in one of two class actions brought over allegedly […]

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Sims Metal class action funder to get no more than 25%, shareholders guaranteed at least half
Class Actions July 5, 2019 11:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Noting the “significant and beneficial reduction” in recent funding rates, the judge overseeing a shareholder class action against recycling company Sims Metal Management has signed […]

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Suncorp hit with class action over super fees
Class Actions July 1, 2019 12:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A unit of Suncorp Group has been hit with a class action over superannuation fees and charges, the eighth banking royal commission-related class action filed […]

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Royal commission class actions pile up, with more on the way
Class Actions June 18, 2019 2:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

While no means a flood, the class actions filed in response to the shocking evidence of misbehaviour at last year’s banking royal commission have been […]

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Second combustible cladding class action targets panel supplier Fairview
Product Liability June 18, 2019 1:42 pm By Amelia Birnie

A second combustible cladding class action has been launched, this time against Fairview Architectural, the Australian manufacturer of Vitrabond polyethylene cladding, which it claims has […]

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Court approves $14.6M settlement in Ashley Services class action
Class Actions June 13, 2019 1:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has approved a $14.6 million class action settlement with private training company Ashley Services, auditors Deloitte and Grant Thornton, and Holmes Management […]

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