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Dixon Advisory class action wants court to hold penalty in ASIC case
Class Actions 2021-11-19 1:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The applicant in a class action against self-managed superfund provider Dixon Advisory wants to intervene in ASIC’s proceedings, which the company agreed to resolve for […]

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Law firm seeks to drop two class actions on behalf of coal mine casuals
Employment 2021-11-19 5:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

A law firm that has filed seven class actions on behalf of casual coal mine workers is looking to discontinue two of those cases, after […]

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IOOF to face expanded misconduct allegations in shareholder class action
Class Actions 2021-11-19 3:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has given the green light to expanded misconduct allegations in a shareholder class action against IOOF, including claims of insider trading and front-running. […]

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Low GetSwift class action settlement to get OK despite ‘slam dunk’ case
Class Actions 2021-11-18 2:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has indicated he will approve the ‘very low’ GetSwift class action settlement because the company appeared to be broke, but the law firm […]

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Judge won’t send CFO application in 7-Eleven class action to Full Court
Class Actions 2021-11-18 4:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has declined a contradictor’s calls to send an application for a common fund order in a class action against 7-Eleven, which recently settled […]

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‘Cranky’ judge slams ‘disgraceful’ year-long privilege fight in class action against Westpac units
Class Actions 2021-11-18 4:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has scolded Slater & Gordon and two Westpac subsidiaries for a “disgraceful” privilege spat in a class action over allegedly excessive superannuation fees […]

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EY was ‘uncooperative’ during Slater & Gordon audit, court hears
Class Actions 2021-11-18 8:54 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A former partner at accounting firm Pitcher Partners has told a court that he had issues working with Ernst & Young on an audit of […]

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Judge throws out challenge to funding for Queensland energy class action
Class Actions 2021-11-17 10:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has thrown out a lawsuit that argued the funding for a class action against two Queensland energy generators didn’t comply with new regulations […]

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Ex-Pitcher Partners boss agrees Slater & Gordon audit went ‘off the rails’
Class Actions 2021-11-17 8:05 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A former partner at accounting firm Pitcher Partners has testified during a shareholder class action trial that he should have questioned statements about the viability […]

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Judge shoots down Colonial First State’s bid for warning in class action opt out notice
Class Actions 2021-11-17 9:29 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A judge has knocked back Colonial First State’s bid to warn around 100,000 group members that even if they opt out of a class action […]

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