The plaintiffs firms running rival shareholder class actions against construction giant Lendlease have pitched a proposal to join their competing cases, a plan that should find favour with the judge overseeing the cases, who recently forced the consolidation of three duplicate class actions against failed engineering firm RCR Tomlinson.
Labour hire company Workpac is seeking to stay two class actions over leave entitlements allegedly owed coal miners, amid a looming judgment from the Full Federal Court that will clarify the definition of casual employees.
The family of an Australian national who was killed aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is challenging a ruling that blocked it from participating in a recent class action settlement.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission currently has twelve misuse of market power investigations underway, one of which will likely make it to the courthouse before the year is up.
ACCC Chair Rod Sims reiterated concerns about the lack of competition in the retail banking sector on Wednesday, but shut down media reports that the competition regulator is pushing for a royal commission-scale inquiry into the big four banks.
A class action alleging travel agency Scenic Tours owes damages to European cruise passengers forced to take buses when heavy rain flooded waterways is still proceeding despite an impending High Court appeal, with the tour company now seeking to argue in an amended defence that class members could not reasonably rely on it to control water levels.
Australian rail freight operator Aurizon has launched a lawsuit against US-based shortline railroad firm Genesee & Wyoming seeking damages over the impending sale of its Australian assets.
The Federal Government is facing a class action over its Centrelink robodebt scheme that alleges 400,000 notices issued by Centrelink since 2016 have illegally sought to recover debts.
Pharmaceutical company Generic Health has told the Federal Court that, on advice from their solicitors, Otsuka and Bristol-Myers Squibb “deliberately” chose not to disclose their reasons for an admission in a long-running patent case over the anti-psychotic drug Abilify, which they are now seeking to withdraw.
Five IOOF executives will learn their fate this week when a judge rules on a disqualification bid by the prudential regulator, the first judgment to be delivered by a court in a case filed in the wake of last year’s scandal-airing banking royal commission.
Two Australian companies have won their application for special leave to the High Court as they continue their fight to shut down a wrongful death […]
Mining firm MACH Energy has resolved a lawsuit brought by a former director seeking $20 million in shares allegedly owed under an equity incentive scheme. […]
The ABC is challenging a court ruling last month that rejected its bid to access documents behind the Australian Federal Police’s warrant to search its […]