Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Wednesday, 18 October 2017
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Pokies whistleblower allegations raise serious concerns about Crown Casino Whistleblower allegations aired today in Federal Parliament have raised serious concerns about Crown Casino’s poker machines, systems and its responsibilities to the welfare of players, according to lawyers heading a landmark pokies case.
Monday, 9 October 2017
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CBA shareholders to file Federal Court class action today The shareholder class action against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) proposed in late August by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers and litigation funder IMF Bentham, will officially begin today, with a Statement of Claim (SoC) being filed in the Victorian Registry of the Federal Court of Australia.
Monday, 25 September 2017
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Appeal rejected - City Pacific Mortgage victims vindicated Almost two years after a damning judgment against former, City Pacific Ltd CEO, Phil Sullivan and his senior lieutenants who oversaw the failed Gold Coast-based, City Pacific Mortgage Fund, Mr Sullivan’s appeal against the Federal Court decision has been unanimously thrown out.
Wednesday, 20 September 2017
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Super insurance code a good start on reform, but more work needed to ensure fairness A draft Code of Practice for the superannuation and insurance industry released today has made good inroads towards reform, but work is still needed to ensure any final Code is fair and transparent, according to Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Friday, 15 September 2017
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Volkswagen forced to explain cheat software under oath In what is believed to be a world-first since the global Dieselgate emissions scandal began, the Federal Court has ordered that vehicle giant Volkswagen and its subsidiaries Audi and Skoda give sworn testimony answering why dual-mode software was installed in their diesel vehicles.
Thursday, 14 September 2017
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Recommendations to strengthen whistleblower protections welcomed, but more work still to be done Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has today welcomed a Parliamentary inquiry’s recommendations for better protections to Australian whistleblowers who expose misconduct, tax evasion, bribery and corruption.
Wednesday, 13 September 2017
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Retirement housing rip-off to be investigated for the elderly Maurice Blackburn has announced it will take registrations from former residents of the Aveo chain of retirement housing operations, as the law firm continues its ongoing investigation into concerns of unfair and unconscionable contracts used by Aveo.
Tuesday, 12 September 2017
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Landmark trial against pokies industry set to begin A landmark, pro-bono trial seeking to highlight the deceptive, misleading and unconscionable conduct of poker machine manufacturers and venues will begin today in the Federal Court.
Thursday, 7 September 2017
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Volkswagen forced to come clean on voluntary recall Global vehicle giant Volkswagen has been ordered to publish a nation-wide notice about information concerning the class actions related to the global Dieselgate emissions scandal that is estimated to have impacted around 100,000 motorists across Australia.
Monday, 28 August 2017
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In-principle settlement of Treasury Wine Estates Limited class action Shareholders in Treasury Wine Estates that pursued a class action against the liquor giant have today secured an in-principle $49million victory in their action.
Wednesday, 23 August 2017
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CBA to face heavyweight shareholder class action battle Australia’s leading class action law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has united with Australia’s largest litigation funder IMF Bentham to pursue the largest Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) listed company, Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), in what will be a true heavyweight legal battle.
Monday, 14 August 2017
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Criminal offence recommendations send strong message institutional abuse can no longer be ignored Recommendations to reform Australia’s criminal justice system, including making failure to report in religious confessionals a criminal offence, are critical measures that must be supported in sending a strong message that abuse within institutions can no longer be ignored