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Iluka class action lands new funder, but $1.25M security outstanding
Class Actions May 30, 2019 8:49 pm By Amelia Birnie

The applicants in the Iluka Resources shareholder class action have been given a two month extension to provide a $1.25 million security for costs, after […]

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Investors to get their day in court over Credit Suisse ‘MINI’ warrants
Securities May 29, 2019 4:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has ruled he has jurisdication to hear a case brought by a group of investors against a unit of Credit Suisse […]

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GetSwift faces scrutiny by class action law firm after ASX trading halt
Securities May 29, 2019 9:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

The law firm running a shareholder class action against GetSwift confirmed it was looking at the events surrounding Tuesday’s trading halt by the Australian Stock […]

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Maurice Blackburn gets second shot at pursuing class action against BHP
Appeals May 28, 2019 9:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn has partly prevailed in an appeal of a judge’s decision to put the brakes on its shareholder class action against BHP while greenlighting […]

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Appeals court in BHP class action battle questions superiority of no win, no fee model
Appeals May 27, 2019 11:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn’s funding model rejected by a judge overseeing a beauty parade of class actions against BHP appeared structured to incentivise the firm to push […]

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Funders feel the heat as AMP ruling shows returns to class members matter most
Analysis May 24, 2019 3:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge’s decision to pick Maurice Blackburn’s no win, no fee class action against AMP over three funded class actions puts the pressure on litigation […]

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High Court declines funder’s appeal of $64M Banksia settlement approval
Appeals May 24, 2019 1:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court will not review an appeals court’s decision to approve a $64 million settlement in litigation over the failure of Banksia Securities while […]

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Crown Resorts challenges ruling allowing jailed employees to talk to class action lawyers
Class Actions May 24, 2019 2:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Crown Resorts has appealed a ruling in a shareholder class action against it allowing 18 former employees, who were jailed as part of the Chinese […]

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No win, no fee funding model carries Maurice Blackburn to victory in AMP class action contest
Class Actions May 23, 2019 10:29 am By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn’s shareholder class action against AMP — the only action not backed by a litigation funder — has been picked as the winner in […]

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Class action applicant can’t bring ‘shambolic’ case over side deal with funder
Class Actions May 22, 2019 9:23 pm By Amelia Birnie

One of two lead applicants in the settled Arasor shareholder class action has been denied leave to be heard over its $1 million personal expenses […]

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