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MIS regime ‘just cannot work’ for class action funding arrangements, court told
Class Actions 2022-05-25 10:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

A litigation funder challenging a decision underpinning recently enacted rules that require class actions to be registered as managed investment schemes told an appeals court […]

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NSW transport authority ex-manager gave mates $12M in contracts, ICAC finds
Public Corruption 2022-05-23 9:50 pm By Sam Matthews

A former manager at the NSW Roads and Maritime Services awarded over $12.2 million in government contracts to two companies owned by his friends, the […]

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Class action reforms to expect from new Labor government
Policy and Regulation 2022-05-22 11:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

With the Australian Labor Party to form government after Saturday’s election defeat for the Coalition, class action lawyers are looking forward to reforms that expand […]

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AEC fixes phone voting anomaly for COVID-positive voters after court threat
Policy and Regulation 2022-05-20 9:17 am By Christine Caulfield

Availability of phone voting for the federal election has been extended for people isolating with COVID-19, following threatened legal action by high profile teal independent […]

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Independent Monique Ryan to bring court action for COVID-positive voters
Policy and Regulation 2022-05-19 10:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

Popular independent candidate Dr Monique Ryan — who is contesting Josh Frydenberg’s seat of Kooyong — is lodging legal action for tens of thousands of […]

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Andrews government tries again to strike out hotel quarantine class action
Class Actions 2022-05-18 9:30 pm By Sam Matthews

The state of Victoria has asked a court to strike out a class action alleging lapses in its hotel quarantine program caused businesses to suffer […]

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ACCC asked to investigate Qantas flight redemption scheme
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-04-12 10:43 pm By Sam Matthews

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has been asked to investigate Qantas’ “unworkable” flight credit redemption scheme, which consumer group Choice says places unreasonable hurdles […]

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Law firm’s bill for distributing Robodebt class action settlement cut by $1M
Class Actions 2022-03-24 1:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has ordered that $1.27 million be set aside to cover the costs of the law firm administering the settlement in the class action […]

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Court appoints contradictor in class action funder’s challenge to MIS rules
Class Actions 2022-03-22 3:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has appointed a contradictor to “take up the cudgels” against funder Litigation Capital Management, which has challenged a judgment refusing to […]

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Shadow AG watched ‘in horror’ as class action reforms advanced
Policy and Regulation 2022-03-18 11:31 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Shadow attorney-general Mark Dreyfus said he watched “in horror” as a bill mandating that funded class actions be registered as managed investment schemes passed through […]

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