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A Race To The Bottom? Traditional Funder Backed Class Actions No Match For ‘No Win, No Fee' Proposal
Yesterday, the Chief Judge in Equity, her Honour Justice Ward handed down a decision finally ending the skirmish between five law firms who all filed competing class actions against AMP last year.
Australia
7 Jun 2019
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ALRC Final Report: Class Action Proceedings And Third-Party Litigation Funders
In June 2018 we provided an overview of the Australian Law Reform Commission's (ALRC) interim discussion paper on class actions and litigation funders.
Australia
4 Feb 2019
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The Road To Reform: ALRC Discussion Paper On Class Actions And Litigation Funders Released
On 31 May 2018 the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) released a discussion paper on its "Inquiry into Class Action Proceedings and Third-Party Litigation Funders" (Inquiry).
Australia
5 Jun 2018
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Australian Royal Commission Recommends Abolishing Limitation Periods Retrospectively
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has released a report recommending that all Australian States and Territories abolish limitation periods for child sexual abuse claims...
Australia
13 Oct 2015
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Australian WHS Laws - First Judicial Guidance On Who Is An ‘Officer'
As foreshadowed in our previous update (available here) a recent Australian Capital Territory Magistrates' Court decision provides the first judicial guidance on the criteria for meeting the definition of 'officer'...
Australia
12 Aug 2015
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Proportionate Liability And Third-Party Costs Orders
Australian court decision provides much-needed clarity on claims for misleading and deceptive conduct.
Australia
27 Jul 2015
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State Of Play – Harmonising Officers' Health And Safety Duties
The push to harmonise the law surrounding the imposition of health and safety duties on officers has largely been achieved in the Work Health and Safety space and more broadly...
Australia
20 Jul 2015
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When Is An Employment Policy More Than Just A Policy?
Jenni Priestley, Partner and Leah Hewish, Associate at Clyde & Co's Australia office report on a recent decision of the Supreme Court of New South Wales.
Australia
3 Jul 2015
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The High Court Of Australia Lifts The Insurer's Mask & Clarifies The Proportionate Liability Regime
The High Court of Australia has made cost orders against a non-party professional indemnity insurer to pay the litigation costs of the successful party to appeals conducted by the insurer in the name of its insured.
Australia
10 Jun 2015
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The "Hunt" For Clarity On Apportionment
The High Court has for the first time considered the application of the proportionate liability provisions of the Civil Liability Act 2002, which are mirrored in equivalent legislation in other Australian jurisdictions.
UK
15 Apr 2013
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