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Westpac faces new claim in life insurance class action
Class Actions February 23, 2018 8:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

Westpac was responsible for the conduct of its in-house financial planner, who allegedly overcharged the bank’s own customers with excess premiums on life insurance, class […]

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S&P settles Lifeplan class action over CDOs ratings
Class Actions February 20, 2018 12:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

S&P Global Ratings has reached a settlement in an Australian class action by investors who bought collateralised debt obligations rated healthy by the U.S. credit […]

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Ex-ASIC investigator grilled over $700K fee in Pearls class action
Securities February 13, 2018 8:03 pm By Jennifer Cooke

A Queensland barrister and former ASIC investigator gathering evidence for a class action by more than 30,000 investors in the enormous Pearls Ponzi scam has […]

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Clock’s ticking for Slater & Gordon class members
Business of Law November 10, 2017 10:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

Members of a class action against Slater and Gordon have until Tuesday to make their case against the $36.5 million settlement hammered out by Maurice […]

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Slater & Gordon auditor denies blame for investors’ loss
Securities February 27, 2018 7:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

Auditing firm Pitcher Partners has filed its defence in a class action accusing it of wrongly signing off on Slater & Gordon’s financial reports, denying […]

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Judge in sports betting class action won’t recuse himself
Class Actions February 22, 2018 8:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge overseeing a class action brought by investors in a sports betting scheme has shot down a lawyer’s mid-trial bid that he recuse himself. […]

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VW must name US employees behind emissions scandal
Competition & Consumer Protection February 20, 2018 8:29 pm By Jennifer Cooke

In a significant pre-trial victory in the Volkswagen emissions scandal class action, a Federal Court judge has ordered the auto company to identify all U.S. […]

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Billabong judge sets shareholder meeting to ok sale
Corporate February 14, 2018 12:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Federal Court judge overseeing the sale of Billabong has set a March date for a meeting of shareholders to weigh the company’s proposed sale […]

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