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Plaintiffs firms target 5 banks, wealth managers with Royal Commission class actions, and more to come
Class Actions June 18, 2019 2:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

Five banks and financial services firms have been the target of class actions brought over misconduct aired during last year’s Banking Royal Commission. The superannuation […]

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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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Combustible cladding class action has prima facie case against manufacturer, judge says
Product Liability June 3, 2019 1:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has allowed the applicant in a class action over allegedly dangerous combustible cladding to sue a German-based cladding manufacturer, saying there was a […]

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‘No material risk’ of fire: PE cladding importer hits back at class action
Class Actions May 20, 2019 9:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australian distribution firm Halifax Vogel Group has struck back at a class action alleging it violated consumer laws with its representations regarding the quality of […]

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Sims Metal hits back at class action, says group members responsible for losses
Class Actions May 13, 2019 3:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

Recycling company Sims Metal Management has responded to a shareholder class action ahead of a hearing on Tuesday, denying it breached its continuous disclosure obligations […]

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Ashley Services class action settles for $14.6M
Class Actions May 2, 2019 12:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Private training company Ashley Services and auditors Deloitte and Grant Thornton will pay a combined $14.6 million to settle a shareholder class action, and IMF […]

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Sims Metal hit with shareholder class action
Class Actions February 22, 2019 4:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Sims Metal is facing a shareholder class action over an earnings guidance that allegedly failed to take into account a likely fall in scrap metal […]

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First class action filed over combustible cladding
Class Actions February 15, 2019 9:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A product liability class action has been filed against the manufacturers of¬†Alucobond PE cladding, the first of what’s expected to be several lawsuits over the […]

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Ashley Services settles shareholder class action over $67M loss
Class Actions January 4, 2019 11:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

A multi-million dollar settlement has been reached in a shareholder class action against private training company Ashley Services over its $67 million tumble two years […]

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First class action to be filed over combustible cladding
Class Actions October 30, 2018 11:11 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The first class action is expected to be filed on behalf of property owners whose buildings are covered with highly combustible¬†polyethylene core cladding. IMF Bentham […]

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