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$25M settlement reached in Dick Smith class actions
Class Actions 2021-01-22 11:50 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A $25 million settlement has been reached in three long-running shareholder class actions over the collapse of electronics retailer Dick Smith, under which the funders […]

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Police believe accused fraudster Melissa Caddick still alive
Financial Services 2021-01-19 10:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

Sydney businesswoman Melissa Caddick, who went missing a day after police raided her home two months ago as part of a fraud investigation, is believed […]

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GetSwift’s move to Canada wins court, FIRB approval after fierce opposition by ASIC
Securities 2021-01-08 9:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

Last-mile logistics software company GetSwift has ceased trading on the ASX after its relocation to Canada got the greenlight by the Federal Court and FIRB […]

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Court scraps mediation in ASIC case as Mayfair fails to retain Ashurst
Financial Services 2020-12-23 4:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has vacated a scheduled mediation in ASIC’s misleading and deceptive conduct case against three companies in the beleaguered Mayfair Group after they failed […]

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Group members will get about half of $50M Vocation class action settlement
Class Actions 2020-12-18 2:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Shareholders of collapsed vocational training company Vocation are poised to get about half of a $50 million settlement reached last month in a complex, long-running […]

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Liquidators called in for missing Sydney businesswoman Melissa Caddick’s company
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-12-15 4:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has appointed a provisional liquidator to a company owned by missing Sydney businesswoman Melissa Caddick, while criticising ASIC for not cooperating with her […]

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‘Risky, illiquid and speculative’: Class action launched over Mayfair’s failed IPO Wealth Fund
Class Actions 2020-12-14 1:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action has been filed against the trustee and responsible entity of the Mayfair Group’s IPO Wealth Fund, which was wound up in September […]

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Banksia funder’s son would have confided in friend had he known of dad’s deception, court told
Class Actions 2020-12-11 10:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

The son of the funder behind a class action at the centre of scandalous misconduct claims says he would have sought advice from a family […]

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Clock’s ticking for Mayfair companies to obtain legal representation
Financial Services 2020-12-10 2:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

Embattled Mayfair Group director James Mawhinney is under pressure to secure legal representation to defend his companies against a misleading and deceptive conduct case brought […]

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Judge finds ‘good reason’ for Linchpin examination docs to be used in class action
Class Actions 2020-12-10 1:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has allowed documents obtained from examination proceedings against directors of Linchpin Capital to be used in a class action against the failed financial […]

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