The litigation funder at the centre of a challenge by Westpac to the Federal Court’s power to make common fund orders faced a fiery judge in a tense exchange Friday, after it revealed it was weighing a bid to pause a class action against the bank until after the appeal.
The High Court has dismissed the ACCC’s bid to appeal a Full Federal Court decision upholding a ruling that drug giant Pfizer did not misuse its market power in the months leading up to the expiration of the patent for its blockbuster cholesterol drug Lipitor.
The New South Wales transportation regulator in charge of the Sydney light rail project says contractor Acciona Infrastructure is delaying a lawsuit over $1.2 billion in fees for the project by repeatedly ignoring requests for pleadings.
A Federal Court judge on Friday called a request for particulars by Qantas “ridiculous”, during the first hearing in a case brought by mechanics alleging they weren’t pay allowances owed while working on assignment in Los Angeles.
ASIC has successfully opposed a Federal Court judge’s push to appoint an independent referee in its case against AMP Financial Planning over alleged insurance churning.
PriceWaterHouse Coopers has received the green light to launch court action to pursue its cross claims against failed educational training company Vocation.
Japanese car parts manufacturer Yazaki will have to pay a $46 million penalty for price-fixing, now that the High Court has refused to hear its appeal of the record competition fine.
Liquidators for Dick Smith don’t want potential group members in two class actions against the failed retailer to learn about a new registration deadline by email, saying it would amount to spam and harassment.
AFT Pharmaceuticals breached the consumer laws with misleading ads over the strength of its painkiller Maxigesic, a judge has found, siding with rival drug maker Reckitt Benckiser.
The Commonwealth of Australia has resolved its claims against pharmaceutical giant Wyeth over the price it paid to list Effexor on the PBS, months after […]
In-house counsel are becoming more open to litigation finance as a means to manage risk, according to a new report. The 2018 Litigation Finance Survey […]