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‘Worthless and unsaleable’: Accounting firm hit with class action over Guvera advice
Class Actions January 20, 2020 2:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

Shareholders of collapsed music streaming platform Guvera have filed a class action against an accounting firm seeking to recoup their losses for the firm’s alleged […]

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Surfstitch class action members may be better off bailing out of settlement
Class Actions January 15, 2020 10:28 am By Miklos Bolza

Unfunded group members in two shareholder class actions against online fashion retailer Surfstitch have been told they are likely better off to opt out of […]

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Dick Smith class actions can tweak case against Deloitte
Class Actions January 13, 2020 5:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead plaintiffs in two shareholder class actions against Dick Smith can amend their case against accounting firm Deloitte, less than two months before a […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2019
Class Actions January 9, 2020 11:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Companies and other defendants forked over big sums last year to settle more than 20 class actions, with a total of at least $734 million […]

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Vocus settles shareholder class action for $35M
Class Actions January 6, 2020 2:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Vocus Group has agreed to settle a shareholder class action over a 2017 profit downgrade, with its insurers footing most of the bill to resolve […]

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GetSwift shareholder info should be off limits for class action bookbuilding, judge told
Class Actions December 17, 2019 8:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Contact details of shareholders provided by GetSwift to the firm running a class action should not be used to recruit group members now that the […]

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‘Haircut’ by law firm, funder in Forge class action settlement appropriate, judge says
Class Actions December 16, 2019 6:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

A self-imposed cap on legal fees and a reduced funding cut of a $16.5 million settlement in a class action against failed construction company Forge […]

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Magistrate in ANZ cartel case shuts down ‘back door’ bid to expand JPMorgan witness grilling
Competition & Consumer Protection December 13, 2019 4:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

A magistrate has dismissed a bid to expand the cross examination of a JPMorgan witness in the closely watched criminal cartel case over a $2.5 […]

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‘I’m getting awful close to ending my life’: Magistrate despairs as ANZ cartel hearing blows out
Competition & Consumer Protection December 12, 2019 7:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

A committal hearing in the ANZ cartel case may run a further nine days next year due to ongoing arguments about subpoenas and privilege, which […]

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Banks want to grill ANZ cartel case witnesses on late evidence by ACCC
Competition & Consumer Protection December 10, 2019 6:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

The banks and executives facing criminal charges over alleged cartel conduct related to ANZ’s $2.5 billion share placement in 2015 will fight to widen their […]

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