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ASIC places stop orders on Trademax Australia

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2024
... interim stop orders are valid for 21 days unless revoked earlier. Financial Dispute Legal is currently considering a class action against Trademax Australia, alleging the group encouraged investors to trade in highly risky CFD and Forex products promising ...

Federal Court rejects two CBA class actions

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 13 MAY 2024
... and terrorism financing risk, including the ongoing AML/CTF risks of doing business with those customers. The Zonia class action began on 9 October 2017, whilst the Baron class action started on 2 July 2018. ASX-listed Omni Bridgeway (formerly IMF Bentham) ...

Litigation funder disputes AMP BOLR settlement

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 MAY 2024
The litigation funder of the AMP Buyer of Last Resort (BOLR) class action is negotiating its cut of the settlement money and could take home as much as $43 million. A notice of proposed settlement from the Federal Court shows the funder, Augusta Pool ...

Court approves $16m DASS settlement

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 19 APR 2024
The Federal Court has approved the settlement reached in the $16 million class action brought against Dixon Advisory & Superannuation Services (DASS) following a two-week delay. Justice Thawley sought to gather more information for the victims in delaying ...

Class action building against GEMI Capital

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 15 APR 2024
MC Lawyers & Advisers has launched a class action investigation into claims of investor losses in various financial products issued by GEMI Asset Management. The law firm said investigations were targeting scenarios in which wholesale or sophisticated ...

ESSSuper faces class action threat over unpaid super

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 12 APR 2024
Emergency and State Services Super (ESSSuper) is facing a class action from Gordon Legal and the Rail Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) over allegations of more than $40 million in unpaid superannuation. The $36 billion super fund has been accused of failing ...

Court delays DASS class action settlement approval

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 5 APR 2024
The Federal Court has delayed approving the $16 million class action settlement against Dixon Advisory & Superannuation Services (DASS) as it seeks more information. The class action led by Shine Lawyers, which was also brought against former Dixon ...

ANZ to pay $57.5m to settle class action

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
ANZ announced it reached an agreement to settle a class action brought against it by Phi Finney McDonald in 2021. The class action related to certain interest charged on specific ANZ personal credit cards in the period from 1 July 2010 to 1 January ...

Luxury fashion house sued over Birkin bag sales

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024
Hermes is facing an antitrust class action which alleges it only allows customers with "sufficient purchase history" to buy the infamous Birkin handbags. The French luxury fashion house is being sued in California in a case that claims sales associated ...

Financial services class actions surge

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
... conduct in selling complex financial products, shareholder class actions, and data breaches. On 22 December 2023, a class action was filed against Rest alleging it signed new members up for income protection cover by default. A couple of days earlier ...
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