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Opal Tower class action reaches eleventh-hour settlement before 40-day trial
Construction 2022-05-19 10:54 pm By Sam Matthews

A long-running class action over the Opal Tower disaster has settled, along with two related cases over the defective building, as a five-week trial was set […]

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Quintis class action settlement takes hit as insurers win appeal
Insurance 2022-05-19 4:39 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Two insurers have won an appeal that blocks group members in a class action against sandalwood producer Quintis from receiving a further $11.25 million after […]

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KPMG should have advised Gunns to notify growers of new financing, class action says
Class Actions 2022-05-09 10:01 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A class action over the failure of six managed investment schemes for eucalyptus wood in Tasmania has accused KPMG of failing to advise forestry giant […]

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Snap Fitness franchisee appeals denial of coverage for pandemic-related loss
Allens 2022-04-06 5:29 pm By Sam Matthews

Snap Fitness franchisee Dural 24/7 has appealed a ruling that found insurer Lloyd’s could rely on a conformity clause in its insurance contract to deny […]

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Opal Tower engineer takes insurers to court over class action coverage
Insurance 2022-03-30 1:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The structural engineer behind Sydney’s Opal Tower has taken builder Icon’s insurers to court, arguing they should cover its costs in a class action brought […]

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High Court grants Western Power special leave in bushfire class action
High Court 2022-03-22 2:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court will hear a challenge by Western Power to an appeals court judgment which found that the state-owned electricity supplier breached its duty […]

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Lloyd’s scores win in COVID-19 business interruption insurance case
Insurance 2022-03-11 3:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

Lloyd’s has scored a win in a COVID-19 business interruption case, with a judge ruling the insurer can rely on a conformity clause in its […]

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eSense directors cop $190,000 penalty over defamatory letters, ASX statements
Defamation 2022-02-25 10:38 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The former directors of an Isreali life sciences company have been hit with $190,000 in damages after a judge found they maliciously defamed a former […]

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Insurers defeat appeals in COVID-19 business interruption test cases
Coronavirus 2022-02-21 5:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court challenge by a group of small businesses seeking coverage under business interruption insurance policies for losses flowing from COVID-19 restrictions has largely […]

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INPEX, JKC settle spat over $45B Ichthys LNG project
Energy & Natural Resources 2022-01-19 11:12 am By Bianca Hrovat

Japanese oil and gas producer INPEX and contractor JKC Australia have settled all claims between them relating to the construction of the $45 billion of […]

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