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KPMG settles class action over $840M failed takeover offer
Class Actions April 2, 2019 8:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement has been reached in a class action against KPMG alleging it providing a misleading expert report to copper miner Discovery Metals that was […]

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Sirtex class wins access to details on proposed acquisition
Class Actions April 2, 2019 10:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Sirtex has been ordered to turn over information related to a possible acquisition to law firm Maurice Blackburn, which is leading a shareholder class action […]

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CORRECTION: Judge orders costs for infamous anti-suit injunction in AMP class action turf war
Financial Services April 2, 2019 10:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge who entertained an anti-suit injunction in the AMP class action jurisdictional battle that set off what another judge called an “unseemly debacle” has […]

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Airservices managers left worse off under individual contracts, class action trial hears
Employment April 2, 2019 9:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Lawyers for a class action against the Federal Government-owned Airservices told a court Tuesday that higher salaries on individually negotiated management contracts did not leave […]

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Two GetSwift shareholders opt out of class action, say company should put ‘legal obstacles’ behind it
Class Actions April 1, 2019 12:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

GetSwift shareholders Clutterbuck Capital Management and KPT Capital have opted out of a class action against the logistics services provider, blasting the “inappropriate and questionable” […]

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Ethicon pelvic mesh class wants expanded group definition, again
Class Actions April 1, 2019 8:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action against Johnson & Johnson unit Ethicon over allegedly faulty pelvic mesh implants is once more vying for an expanded group definition ahead […]

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Casual worker class actions put on hold amid WorkPac Full Court appeal
Class Actions April 1, 2019 1:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two Adero Law-led class actions against Hays Specialist Recruitment and Stellar Personnel have been put on hold amid a looming Full Court appeal by Workpac […]

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Expert hot tub to feature in Sirtex shareholder class action
Class Actions March 29, 2019 3:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has called for an expert panel in a shareholder class action against life sciences company Sirtex related to sales of its liver cancer […]

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Trial in novel employment class action against Airservices set to begin
Employment March 29, 2019 8:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

Trial in a class action over employment contracts for Airservices’ managers that allegedly left the staff worse off than relevant enterprise agreements kicks off Tuesday, […]

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Thiess, 85-year-old woman liable in Parkerville bushfire class action
Class Actions March 27, 2019 9:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

A 2014 bushfire sparked by a termite-infested electrical pole that destroyed 57 homes was the fault of sub-contractor Thiess Services and the elderly owner of […]

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