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A solution to the problem of multiplicity: consolidation of the allianz class action proceedings

Australia - October 7 2021 Fuller v Allianz; Wilkinson v Allianz [2021] VSC 581 The plaintiffs in two competing class actions relating to car dealer “add-on” insurance have…

Paul Buitendag, Morgan Nunan

Guidance on group costs orders for Victorian class actions

Australia - September 20 2021 The first determination of an application seeking a ‘group costs order’ (GCO) was unsuccessful for the plaintiffs in two flex commission class…

Paul Buitendag, Morgan Nunan

Containing the COVID-19 contagion: temporary relief for financially distressed companies

Australia - March 24 2020 The Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Bill 2020 (Coronavirus Response Bill) was passed on 23 March 2020 and received Royal Assent on 24…

Pravin Aathreya, Saskia van Loon

Getting things in proportion: liquidator remuneration

Australia - February 14 2018 In Re Atwell & Co Pty Ltd (in liq) [2017] VSC 683, Justice Kennedy of the Supreme Court of Victoria considered the application of the…

Fraser Andrews, Sam Johnson

To adjourn, or not to adjourn - Applications by administrators to adjourn winding up applications

Australia - June 29 2017 It is not uncommon for administrators to be appointed in the period between a company being served with a creditor’s winding up application and the…

Paul Buitendag, David Mason