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High Court to clarify meaning of ‘officer’ under Corporations Act
Appeals May 21, 2019 2:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has granted ASIC special leave to appeal a judgment that let a former director of Gold Coast finance company MFS Group partially […]

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Common fund orders on shaky ground as High Court grants special leave to Westpac, BMW
Analysis May 15, 2019 9:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

The writing may be on the wall for common fund orders in class actions that put all unregistered group members on the hook for a […]

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High Court to hear challenge to common fund orders in class actions
Appeals May 15, 2019 12:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has granted applications by Westpac and BMW to weigh in on the validity of common fund orders made in class actions, a […]

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BHP wins bid for High Court intervention in $82M fight with tax office
Tax May 15, 2019 10:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has agreed to take up an appeal by mining giant BHP Group Limited in its battle with the Australian Tax Office over […]

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‘Loose with the truth’ broker wins High Court challenge to ASIC ban
Appeals May 15, 2019 4:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has upheld an appeal by a mortgage broker with a history of run-ins with the law, finding that the Administrative Appeals Tribunal […]

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$6M class action settlement is one claim under insurance policy, Bank of Queensland says
Class Actions May 14, 2019 8:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Bank of Queensland has criticised a judgment which found the bank’s insurance policy left it on the hook for a $6 million settlement of […]

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High Court orders Rinehart family feud out of the spotlight
Arbitration May 8, 2019 3:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has sided with Gina Rinehart in relation to a dispute with two of her children over billions of dollars in iron ore […]

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Deloitte grilled after claiming partners have no right to access files from litigation room
Appeals May 6, 2019 10:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyers for Deloitte were questioned by an appeals court Monday after arguing that the accounting giant’s partners had no access to the firm’s files, stored […]

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Maurice Blackburn says it can deliver the goods in BHP class action
Appeals May 2, 2019 10:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Maurice Blackburn has fired its opening salvo in a high-stakes appeal of a judge’s decision rejecting its class action against BHP over the […]

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High Court refuses special leave to losing GetSwift class action
Appeals April 18, 2019 10:48 am By Christine Caulfied

The battle over competing shareholder class actions against logistics tech company GetSwift is over, with the High Court rejecting a bid by one of the […]

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