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BHP pays $50M to settle US class actions over Samarco mine
Class Actions August 9, 2018 3:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

Mining giant BHP Billiton has reached a $50 million deal to settle the US class action over the 2015 dam failure at the Samarco mine […]

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$39M in settlements reached in class actions against Sandhurst Trustees
Class Actions August 3, 2018 11:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Settlements totaling $39 million have been reached in two class actions against the former trustee of failed investment groups LKM Capital and GR Finance. The […]

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PwC can’t force law firm off Vocation class action after lead applicant death
Class Actions August 3, 2018 9:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has dismissed a bid by PriceWaterhouseCoopers to have one of two law firms bow out of a joint class action against the accounting […]

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Provident Capital class actions settle on eve of trial
Class Actions July 30, 2018 12:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement has been reached in two class actions brought on behalf of holders of debentures who allege they suffered losses due to Australian Executor […]

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ASIC loses bid for interim receiver against AGM, OT, Ozifin
Restructuring & Insolvency July 27, 2018 11:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has denied ASIC’s bid to appoint an interim receiver to preserve the assets of three financial services companies that advised clients to invest […]

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Judge in S&P class actions told to start from scratch with funder’s fee
Class Actions July 26, 2018 8:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The amicus hired to assess the funder’s cut of a potentially record settlement in several class actions against S&P Global over toxic financial products has […]

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Phi Finney McDonald teams up with most feared US plaintiffs firm in BHP class action
Class Actions July 24, 2018 3:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder underwriting a shareholder class action against BHP Billiton over the company’s Brazilian mine disaster is a corporation created by two major US […]

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Expert report debunks myth of Australian class action boom
Exclusive July 12, 2018 6:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

Australia is not the haven for class actions that critics have claimed, according to a new report that shoots down the notion that the country […]

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Politician charged with insider trading of Australian biotech stock
Securities August 8, 2018 11:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A New York politician who was one of the earliest supporters of President Donald Trump has been indicted on charges of insider trading related to […]

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Westpac dodges ASIC bid for rogue trader chatter
Financial Services August 7, 2018 9:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

The corporate watchdog can’t get its hands on documents detailing Westpac’s disciplinary measures against rogue traders or communications between the employees ahead of a penalty […]

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