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Law firms to learn fate in AMP class action beauty parade
Analysis May 21, 2019 11:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

A ruling by a judge deciding a four-way contest to run a shareholder class action against AMP is expected this week, a judgment significant not […]

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High Court to clarify meaning of ‘officer’ under Corporations Act
Appeals May 21, 2019 2:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has granted ASIC special leave to appeal a judgment that let a former director of Gold Coast finance company MFS Group partially […]

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Trial date at risk as Iluka Resources class races to lock in new funder
Class Actions May 16, 2019 4:53 pm By Amelia Birnie

The applicants in the Iluka Resources investor class action have just 14 days to sort out their funding troubles and provide a $1.25 million security, […]

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ASIC’s Shipton clarifies ‘why not litigate’ approach
Financial Services May 16, 2019 4:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission chair James Shipton has clarified the regulator’s “why not litigate” approach to enforcement, saying it does not mean “litigate […]

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Class actions still loom as ASIC drops probe into Blue Sky
Class Actions May 15, 2019 9:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has dropped its probe into Blue Sky over possible violations of its continuous disclosure obligations, but the fund manager […]

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$6M class action settlement is one claim under insurance policy, Bank of Queensland says
Class Actions May 14, 2019 8:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Bank of Queensland has criticised a judgment which found the bank’s insurance policy left it on the hook for a $6 million settlement of […]

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Sims Metal hits back at class action, says group members responsible for losses
Class Actions May 13, 2019 3:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

Recycling company Sims Metal Management has responded to a shareholder class action ahead of a hearing on Tuesday, denying it breached its continuous disclosure obligations […]

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Quintis class action trial could be two years away, with ASIC case to run first
Class Actions May 9, 2019 9:31 pm By Amelia Birnie

Trial in the class actions against sandalwood oil production company Quintis and its founder Frank Wilson could be delayed for almost two years, while ASIC […]

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Judge signs off on 25% cut for funders in Spotless class action
Class Actions May 9, 2019 4:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has approved funding terms in a shareholder class action against¬†facility services company Spotless Group under which the funders will get no more than […]

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Crown can’t block jailed employees from talking to class action lawyers over China crackdown
Class Actions May 8, 2019 3:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyers for a shareholder class action against Crown Resorts have won their hard-fought battle to question ex-employees about the casino giant’s thwarted business in China, […]

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