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BPS Recovery founding partner barred for a year over ‘serious conduct’
Restructuring & Insolvency December 3, 2019 5:17 pm By Hannah Gee

A founder partner of insolvency firm BPS Recovery has been barred from taking on any appointments as a registered liquidator for a year, after an […]

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Clive Palmer accused of ‘moral obloquy’ in $37.4M class action by timeshare members
Class Actions December 3, 2019 9:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Clive Palmer and associated companies have been accused of unconscionable conduct and “moral obloquy” in a new $37.4 million class action by timeshare members of […]

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Domino’s attacks class action, says franchisee representations were opinion not fact
Class Actions December 3, 2019 11:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fast food giant Domino’s has denied allegations that it violated consumer law with the representations it made to franchisees about the agreements its workers were […]

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Settlement approval in second Murray Goulburn class action could be ‘messier’, judge says
Class Actions December 3, 2019 2:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected a proposal to jointly hear argument for approval of settlements in two class actions against milk supplier Murray Goulburn, saying the […]

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Judge looks out for pensioners as NAB ‘junk’ insurance class action settlement approval delayed
Class Actions December 3, 2019 2:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge on Tuesday questioned how elderly group members struggling with the digital age can register in a ‘junk’ insurance class action against National Australia […]

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‘Consumers would be shocked’: ACCC condemns loyalty scheme privacy policies
Competition & Consumer Protection December 3, 2019 1:14 pm By Hannah Gee

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has put supermarkets, airlines and hotels on notice about their customer loyalty schemes, calling for broader legislative reforms to […]

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Arrium liquidators to keep up fight with shareholders over questioning of ex-director
Restructuring & Insolvency December 3, 2019 10:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Liquidators of collapsed steel and mining company Arrium will challenge a ruling that gave shareholders the greenlight to question a former director to mount a […]

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Greater cooperation between regulators, class action litigants would remove substantial barriers
Expert Insights December 3, 2019 11:18 pm By editor

The close relationship between regulator action seeking to prosecute corporate wrongdoing and private enforcement is an established and powerful means of recovering compensation for the […]

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All eyes on High Court as ruling on common fund orders looms
Feature December 2, 2019 11:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court is poised this week to issue its judgment in a case challenging the validity of common fund orders in class actions, a […]

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Class action says Woolworths owes $620M in underpayments
Class Actions December 2, 2019 11:47 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Woolworths is facing a class action alleging it underpaid workers to the tune of $620 million, more than double what the supermarket giant estimated when […]

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