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Government continues class action blitz with permanent change to continuous disclosure laws
Policy and Regulation 2021-02-17 10:20 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The Morrison government will make permanent changes to the continuous disclosure laws that were introduced at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, as part of […]

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Labor party slammed for ‘draconian’ laws in Victorian MP’s branch stacking case
Policy and Regulation 2021-02-17 6:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Victorian Labor MP accused of branch stacking has attacked the charges against her as invalid, telling the Victoria Supreme Court that they were brought […]

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‘Flawed’ bill to abolish stand-alone Family Court set to pass in Senate
Article 2021-02-16 7:01 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A bill to merge the Family Court with the Federal Circuit Court is expected to pass after independent senator Rex Patrick gave his backing on […]

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Labor MP files lawsuit against ALP over branch stacking claims
Policy and Regulation 2021-02-09 11:12 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Victorian Labor MP Marlene Kairouz has filed a lawsuit against the national executive of her own party after she was accused of promoting branch stacking. […]

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‘An early Christmas present for corporate criminals’: Plaintiff lawyers lash proposed class action reforms
Class Actions 2020-12-22 6:32 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A group representing plaintiff law firm has lampooned recommendations from the government’s latest inquiry into class actions, including that the country’s continuous disclosure laws be […]

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Class action report pitches major reforms
Class Actions 2020-12-21 11:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

The latest inquiry report into class actions has put forward a suite of recommendations that would remake the class action regime by empowering the Federal […]

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Victorian Attorney General Jill Hennessy quits to spend more time with family
Policy and Regulation 2020-12-16 10:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

Victoria’s Attorney General Jill Hennessy will step down from her ministerial role in the Andrews government to spend more time with her two teenage daughters, […]

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