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Gadens seeks to shut down rival firm’s Quintis class action
Class Actions October 16, 2018 10:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

The battle over competing shareholder class actions against failed sandalwood oil producer Quintis is heating up, with law firm Gadens launching a bid to shut […]

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Airservices judge OKs common fund despite Westpac’s Money Max appeal
Class Actions October 12, 2018 11:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A federal judge has signed off on a funding agreement in an employment class action against Airservices, even as he acknowledged a pending challenge to […]

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Competing Murray Goulburn class actions look set to co-exist
Class Actions September 21, 2018 2:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge presiding over two shareholder class actions against Murray Goulburn indicated Friday he would likely let both cases proceed jointly to trial in 2020. […]

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Judge wants funder’s cut in Westpac class action to come from net recovery
Class Actions September 19, 2018 1:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has agreed to sign off on an order in a massive class action against Westpac that could give 25 percent of any recovery […]

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Judge dismisses MyBudget consumer class action
Class Actions September 18, 2018 9:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

MyBudget has successfully fought off a class action brought by consumers who claimed the budget management firm violated consumer law by holding onto interest earned […]

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Court tosses Ex-Quintis head’s defamation claims over ASX statements
Defamation September 10, 2018 9:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A court has struck out defamation claims brought by embattled Quintis founder Frank Wilson against the company’s former directors over ASX statements he alleges suggested […]

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Bellamy’s wants judge to limit costs of competing class actions
Class Actions September 7, 2018 9:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A year after the Federal Court issued its important ruling on competing class actions and foreshadowed orders prohibiting duplicative legal fees, the company at the […]

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Sirtex buyout sparks insolvency fears by class action
Class Actions September 5, 2018 9:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Concerns that the proposed acquisition of Sirtex Medical by a Chinese private equity firm would leave the company with insufficient funds to cover a settlement […]

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Bannister Law mulls direct life insurance class action
Class Actions August 30, 2018 10:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bannister Law is investigating a possible class action against providers of direct life insurance, in the wake of an ASIC report that found many insurers […]

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S&P, ANZ pay $215M to settle class actions over CDO ratings
Class Actions August 30, 2018 11:22 am By Miklos Bolza

S&P Global and ANZ will pay $215 million to settle consolidated class actions brought by investors over toxic CDOs, a figure revealed by the Federal […]

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