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‘Worthless and unsaleable’: Accounting firm hit with class action over Guvera advice
Class Actions January 20, 2020 2:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

Shareholders of collapsed music streaming platform Guvera have filed a class action against an accounting firm seeking to recoup their losses for the firm’s alleged […]

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IMF poised to take over class actions from rival funders rattled by common fund ruling
Class Actions January 20, 2020 3:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

Litigation funder IMF Bentham has shrugged off concerns about the High Court’s recent ruling on common fund orders, telling investors that it’s in a position to take over some class actions from funders daunted by the prospect of bookbuilding.

Ashurst admits to underpaying staff
Business of Law January 20, 2020 5:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

Ashurst has become the latest law firm to be ensnared in the underpayments scandal affecting Australian businesses, with the firm admitting to underpaying a number of staff covered under the legal services award.

Class action in the works over ‘sports rorts’ scandal
Class Actions January 20, 2020 11:17 am By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Slater and Gordon is investigating a potential class action on behalf of sports clubs who claim they missed out on funding from a $100 million grants program overseen by Nationals deputy leader Bridget McKenzie.

The top 5 litigation firms of 2019
Feature January 17, 2020 11:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Lawyerly’s Litigation Firms of 2019 racked up multiple wins last year in high-stakes litigation against formidable opponents, including the country’s top regulators.

Common fund order in stolen wages class action survives High Court ruling
Class Actions January 17, 2020 10:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A common fund order granting the litigation funder behind the stolen wages class action 20 per cent of a $190 million settlement remains in force […]

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Court has power to make cy-pres orders in class action settlements, judge says
Class Actions January 17, 2020 10:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge who last month approved a $29 million settlement in a consumer class action against Radio Rentals has held that courts have power to […]

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Class action appeals ruling allowing 7-Eleven to seek litigation releases
Class Actions January 16, 2020 10:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The lead applicant in a class action against 7-Eleven has appealed a ruling that denied its bid to block the convenience store chain from seeking […]

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Clive Palmer sues to block funding for resort timeshare class action
Class Actions January 16, 2020 9:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

A company owned by Clive Palmer has filed a lawsuit seeking to thwart a class action brought by villa owners in the billionaire’s now abandoned […]

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Fortescue Metals wins back exploration licence voided after 89-second renewal delay
Energy & Natural Resources January 16, 2020 5:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

A subsidiary of Fortescue Metals Group has prevented one of its long-held mining licences from falling into the hands of rival Gina Rinehart, with the […]

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