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Class action judge to hear academic’s bid to strike out a strike-out application
Employment 2022-07-22 1:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

The federal government wants to shut down an underpayments class action brought on behalf of postgraduate research candidates at universities across Australia, but the Federal […]

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Crypto class action can’t have ‘luxury of litigating’ without costs, judge says
Class Actions 2022-07-21 1:03 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has ordered the lead applicants in an unfunded class action against the Southport-based issuer of Qoin to cough up $750,000 in security, despite […]

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Zurich loses bid to shut down NZ apartments class action
Insurance 2022-07-21 1:40 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Irish insurer Zurich Insurance has lost its appeal seeking to shut down a class action filed against it in the NSW Supreme Court over a […]

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Funder wants $13.2M commission from confidential Opal Tower class action settlement
Construction 2022-07-20 1:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

Although the settlement sum has not been disclosed, court documents in the Opal Tower class action reveal the litigation funder backing the case will seek […]

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Barrister cites finding that PwC used ‘postbox’ lawyer in Noumi class action privilege spat
Class Actions 2022-07-19 4:18 pm By Sam Matthews

A fight over a global privilege claim by Noumi has been foreshadowed in a consolidated shareholder class action against the food company, formerly Freedom Foods. […]

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Izuzu targeted in class action investigation over allegedly defective utes
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-07-19 5:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The law firm whose probe into allegedly defective diesel particulate filters in Toyota cars has led to a judgment worth as much as $2 billion […]

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Climate change class action urgent given ‘what is at stake’, judge says
Class Actions 2022-07-19 1:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has put a climate change class action on behalf of Torres Strait Islanders on a tight timetable and committed herself to handing down […]

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Nuix slams class action carriage agreement as ‘anti-competitive’
Class Actions 2022-07-18 4:18 pm By Sam Matthews

Shine and Phi Finney McDonald’s fallback plan to cooperatively run a class action against Nuix has come under fire, with the technology company urging the […]

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Uber appeals ‘overbroad’ ruling in fight over privileged documents
Class Actions 2022-07-18 5:03 pm By Sam Matthews

Uber is challenging a ruling that found many email exchanges with its lawyers were made in furtherance of offences and were not protected by legal […]

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Class action wants admissions after Albanese declares ‘climate emergency’
Class Actions 2022-07-15 2:59 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The lead applicants in a climate change class action by Torres Strait Islanders are hoping the Commonwealth will admit climate change targets set by the […]

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