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Garuda reveals debts of $480M, but can’t dodge $19M cartel fine yet
Competition & Consumer Protection August 9, 2019 5:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

Indonesian airline Garuda has failed in its bid to stay a $19 million penalty for its role in a fuel surcharge cartel after telling the […]

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Fitch settles investor class action over credit ratings on toxic SCDOs
Exclusive July 19, 2019 10:56 am By Christine Caulfield

Fitch Ratings has agreed to settle the last of the investor class actions in Australia flowing from the global financial crisis, a court heard Friday. […]

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Over $4B paid out in class action settlements in Australia, report shows
Exclusive January 31, 2019 10:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

Businesses and other class action defendants have paid in excess of $4 billion in settlements since the class action regime was introduced in Australia, and […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2018
Exclusive January 11, 2019 11:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

From a record-setting funder’s cut to the first call for ‘“proportionality”, last year saw a number of groundbreaking judgments approving class action settlements worth more […]

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Battle over competing GetSwift class actions goes to High Court
Breaking News December 17, 2018 4:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Squire Patton Boggs is taking a fight over a ruling that shut down its shareholder class action against logistics startup GetSwift to the […]

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Judge questions size of Westpac’s $35M settlement with ASIC
Exclusive September 10, 2018 1:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge on Monday held off on approving Westpac’s $35 million settlement with the corporate watchdog over responsible lending law breaches, saying the […]

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Banning closed class actions no easy feat, new report shows
Exclusive October 24, 2018 7:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

A proposal by the Australian Law Reform Commission that all federal class actions be initiated as open cases may be difficult, if not impossible, to […]

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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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Judge bars ASX from delisting Chinese food retailer Winha
Exclusive May 22, 2018 3:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

China-based food retailer Winha Commerce has secured an interim court injunction barring the Australian Stock Exchange from delisting the company after the exchange issued queries […]

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Apple settles ACCC case over iPhone repairs on eve of trial
Exclusive June 12, 2018 12:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

Apple has reached an in-principle settlement with the consumer watchdog in an enforcement action over the tech giant’s repair policies, a judge was told Tuesday. […]

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