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Contradictor in 7-Eleven class action backs court’s power to make CFOs
Class Actions 2020-10-20 3:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

A contradictor appointed in two class actions against 7-Eleven will argue before the Full Federal Court that the court has power both in equity and […]

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Cladding class action applicant has $5.8M claim against Fairview, court hears
Class Actions 2020-08-20 4:08 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The second meeting of creditors of embattled cladding manufacturer Fairview Architectural has been pushed back to give administrators more time to work out what is […]

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Judge slams rejigged opt out notice, funder’s ‘contrivance’ in Suncorp class action
Class Actions 2020-08-13 4:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has criticised a revised opt out notice in a class action against Suncorp over allegedly conflicted remuneration and again slammed the funder backing […]

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Lawyers say judge has power to close class action with tweak to group member definition
Class Actions 2020-07-31 10:35 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Lawyers running a class action against recycling company Sims Metal Management say the court has power to approve their bid to amend the group member […]

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Judge slams opt out notice, ‘disturbing’ funder letter in Suncorp class action
Class Actions 2020-07-21 10:40 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge overseeing a class action against Suncorp over alleged conflicted remuneration has questioned a proposed opt out notice telling group members they should sign […]

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Citing COVID-19 and $1.5M in class action costs, cladding manufacturer goes into administration
Class Actions 2020-07-13 10:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Cladding manufacturer Fairview Architectural has filed for voluntary administration, citing challenges posed by COVID-19 and $1.5 million spent so far defending a class action alleging […]

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3A Composites fights for class closure order in combustible cladding action
Class Actions 2020-05-19 4:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

German cladding manufacturer 3A Composites is pushing forward with a bid to close a class action over allegedly combustible cladding to registered group members, arguing […]

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Essential Energy fights to block discovery for potential Tathra bushfire class action
Appeals 2020-05-15 4:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

Power distributor Essential Energy has appealed a judgment granting preliminary discovery to landowners to pursue a potential class action over the 2018 Tathra bushfire. The […]

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Essential Energy loses bid to block preliminary discovery for potential class action
Class Actions 2020-05-22 9:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

Essential Energy has lost its appeal of a ruling granting preliminary discovery for a potential class action over the 2018 Tathra bushfire in New South […]

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Three law firms settle class actions over Ralan investment advice
Class Actions 2020-05-07 12:41 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Three Sydney-based law firms have agreed to settle the class actions brought against them by Australian-Chinese investors seeking over $6 million in damages for allegedly […]

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