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Prepping large class action for trial no reason for relief from COVID-19 restrictions, top judge says
Coronavirus 2020-09-24 4:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

The need to properly prepare a large commercial class action is not reason enough to relieve lawyers of COVID-19 restrictions aimed at protecting the health […]

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Judge again rejects priority application in Crown Resorts class action
Class Actions 2020-09-23 2:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has denied a request to grant priority status to a shareholder class action against Crown Resorts that would have allowed the Melbourne-based legal […]

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Government extends rule shielding companies, directors from COVID-19 class actions
Class Actions 2020-09-23 11:03 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The Morrison Government has extended a temporary change to the continuous disclosure rules to give companies more wriggle room in updating shareholders during the coronavirus […]

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Funder will take loss in $7M QRxPharma class action settlement
Class Actions 2020-09-23 3:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

The funder backing a shareholder class action against the directors of pharmaceutical firm QRxPharma will not seek to profit from a $7 million settlement in […]

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Running class action trial from kitchen table ‘preposterous’, court hears
Class Actions 2020-09-18 4:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Describing as “preposterous” the prospect of running a six-week trial in a class action against Crown Resorts from her kitchen table with three children at […]

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Settlement reached in shareholder class action against Vocation, auditor PWC
Class Actions 2020-09-18 10:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A shareholder class action against Vocation that has spanned five years and spawned multiple cross claims against the failed training company’s auditor, law firm and […]

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Insurance suit in Quintis class actions ‘makes no sense’, court hears
Class Actions 2020-09-18 6:31 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Insurers of sandalwood producer Quintis have told a court that a rectification suit brought by the applicants in two class actions seeking to increase D&O […]

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GetSwift agrees to notify class of asset transfer outside of Australia
Class Actions 2020-09-15 4:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

GetSwift has promised the Federal Court that it will inform the lead applicant in a shareholder class action if any of its assets are to […]

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Law firm loses bid for insurance docs in Dreamworld class action
Insurance 2020-09-11 3:05 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The applicants in a shareholder class action against Dreamworld owner Ardent Leisure over a 2016 tragedy in which four people died following a ride malfunction […]

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Clive Palmer launches second lawsuit seeking to shut down resort class action
Securities 2020-09-11 8:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Clive Palmer has brought another lawsuit trying to stifle funding for a class action filed by villa owners at the deserted Palmer Coolum Resort on […]

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