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Ex-Aussie Home Loans CEO wins halt to $1M judgment for private equity firm
Financial Services November 23, 2018 11:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former Aussie Home Loan boss Stephen Porges has secured a temporary stay of a ruling that found he owed Adcock Private Equity more than $1 […]

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Law firms avoid courtroom showdown with novel CBA class actions deal
Class Actions November 21, 2018 11:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Maurice Blackburn and Phi Finney McDonald have sidestepped a competing class action battle in the high-stakes litigation against Commonwealth Bank of Australia over alleged breaches […]

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What you need to know about the GetSwift ruling
Analysis November 21, 2018 11:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

The court’s authority to shut down competing class actions is no longer in doubt after Tuesday’s Full Federal Court judgment in the case against GetSwift, […]

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Bannister Law off another class action
Class Actions November 21, 2018 9:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bannister Law has stepped down from leading a shareholder class action, the second major class action the firm has recently handed over to a rival […]

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GetSwift judge had power to stay competing class actions, Full Court rules
Appeals November 20, 2018 11:21 am By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court has dismissed a challenge to a ruling that chose one of three shareholder class actions to proceed against GetSwift, saying the […]

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Dick Smith shareholder must join class action to pursue claims, judge says
Class Actions November 20, 2018 11:17 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Dick Smith shareholder has lost his bid to bring a separate proceeding against the failed home goods retailer while two class actions are afoot. […]

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GetSwift ruling to offer roadmap for competing class actions
Appeals November 19, 2018 9:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

A groundbreaking judgment by the Full Federal Court over competing class actions will be handed down Tuesday morning and is expected to give judges much […]

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Ex-CFO said Rio Tinto reserve write down would be ‘worse by far than expected’, ASIC claims
Corporate November 13, 2018 11:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission claims Rio Tinto’s former CFO was referring to the write down for the reserves for two coal assets that […]

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Crown shouldn’t keep jailed ex-employees silent, court told
Class Actions November 12, 2018 8:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

An attempt by Crown Resorts to block ex-employees from talking to class action lawyers about the casino giant’s thwarted business in China was contrary to […]

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ASIC strips AGM of financial services licence
Financial Services November 9, 2018 8:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Retail OTC derivative issuer AGM Markets has had its financial services licence canceled, after ASIC found it engaged in unconscionable conduct and failed to manage […]

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