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Group members to get $100 or less under $1.5M ANZ class action settlement
Class Actions December 6, 2019 1:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has given the green light to a $1.5 million settlement in a long-running class action against ANZ alleging it slapped customers with illegal […]

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‘Reasonable chance’ of settlement in Dick Smith class actions
Class Actions December 6, 2019 12:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

There is a “reasonable chance” that two shareholder class actions against failed electronics retailer Dick Smith will settle by February of next year, group members have learned.

Engineer blamed for design defects in Opal Tower class action
Class Actions December 5, 2019 10:55 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The construction company behind Sydney’s Opal Tower has filed a cross claim seeking $30 million from structural architect WSP Structures over its allegedly faulty building design.

ISignthis sues ASX over suspension, says exchange went ‘looking for a problem’
Securities December 5, 2019 11:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Melbourne-based fintech company ISignthis is taking the Australian Stock Exchange to court for refusing to lift the suspension of its shares and allegedly digging for confidential information to “find a problem”.

Clive Palmer accused of ‘moral obloquy’ in $37.4M class action by timeshare members
Class Actions December 3, 2019 9:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Clive Palmer and associated companies have been accused of unconscionable conduct and “moral obloquy” in a new $37.4 million class action by timeshare members of […]

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Domino’s attacks class action, says franchisee representations were opinion not fact
Class Actions December 3, 2019 11:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fast food giant Domino’s has denied allegations that it violated consumer law with the representations it made to franchisees about the agreements its workers were […]

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Arrium liquidators to keep up fight with shareholders over questioning of ex-director
Restructuring & Insolvency December 3, 2019 10:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Liquidators of collapsed steel and mining company Arrium will challenge a ruling that gave shareholders the greenlight to question a former director to mount a […]

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Class action says Woolworths owes $620M in underpayments
Class Actions December 2, 2019 11:47 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Woolworths is facing a class action alleging it underpaid workers to the tune of $620 million, more than double what the supermarket giant estimated when […]

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Funder to earn up to $130M from Queensland floods class action
Class Actions December 2, 2019 4:55 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Funder IMF Bentham expects to bring in up to $130 million in income for backing the Queensland floods class action, after a judge ruled last […]

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Optus hit with $6.4M fine for misleading NBN email
Competition & Consumer Protection November 29, 2019 10:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Federal Court judge has slapped Optus with a $6.4 million penalty for sending a misleading email to 138,988 mobile customers informing them their broadband […]

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