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Sexual harassment: now squarely a Work Health and Safety issue
Expert Insights 2021-04-07 10:23 pm By

Safe Work Australia has released new national guidance on preventing and responding to workplace sexual harassment (Guide). The release of the Guide is just one […]

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The case for a Justice Fund
Expert Insights 2021-03-23 10:44 pm By

In December last year the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services handed down its report concerning litigation funding and the regulation of the […]

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The top 10 class action predictions for 2021
Expert Insights 2021-03-11 9:58 pm By

The Australian class action landscape has undergone significant change in the last five years and that will continue in 2021 and beyond. Corrs’ class actions […]

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Can we please have the 2020 ATO back?
Expert Insights 2021-02-22 3:59 pm By

Although most of us will remember 2020 as a year of enormous disruption and difficulties, it likely represents the zenith of tax administration in Australia. […]

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How class actions help address the cost of misconduct
Opinion 2020-09-17 6:55 pm By

There are many ways to quantify corporate misbehaviour and misconduct. There is the $1.05 billion (and counting) that Australia’s six biggest banking and financial institutions […]

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As the climate changes, are listed-companies’ disclosure obligations changing?
Expert Insights 2020-08-17 4:56 pm By

Late last year, the Supreme Court of New York threw out a case brought by the Attorney General against ExxonMobil concerning allegations of securities fraud […]

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A class act: how the parliamentary inquiry into continuous disclosure obligations might bring lasting reform
Expert Insights 2020-08-06 9:34 pm By

Recent (temporary) reforms to our continuous disclosure regime provide welcome checks and balances for companies and directors. The current Federal Parliamentary Inquiry into our class […]

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Government has shelled out $1.1B in class actions
Expert Insights 2020-07-23 3:25 pm By

Overview The recent settlement, for a total of over $212.5 million, of the three federal class actions brought on behalf of the victims of toxic […]

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Class actions are good for our markets – just ask the investors
Expert Insights 2020-07-21 12:01 pm By

No company wants to face a class action from its own shareholders. They are disruptive, time-consuming, reputation-shredding and expensive – potentially very expensive. Fortunately, there […]

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Tipping point: Considering the impacts of litigation funding in Australia
Expert Insights 2020-07-21 11:46 am By

There is a role for litigation funding in Australia – provided it doesn’t tamper with the scales of justice. The question is whether Australia’s funding, […]

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