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Judge refuses class action’s bid to amend forex cartel case against banks
Class Actions 2021-02-01 3:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has sided with five investments banks and rejected a bid to amend a class action alleging a series of cartel agreements to rig […]

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ASIC secures court order to wind up Mayfair 101 unit
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-01-29 10:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has ordered the winding up of M101 Nominees, the issuer of $67 million in notes promoted by James Mawhinney’s failed Mayfair 101, which […]

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Concerns about courts wading into funding commission rates ‘exaggerated’, judge says
Class Actions 2021-01-29 10:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

Concerns behind criticism that courts aren’t equipped to assess a class action funder’s commission are exaggerated, and the fixing by judges of reasonable remuneration, at […]

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Oracle account director for ANZ was told he had ‘zero EQ’ before his sacking, lawsuit says
Employment 2021-01-25 6:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

An account director for Oracle is suing the tech company alleging he was fired for making complaints about one of his superiors who allegedly told […]

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Merck Sharp & Dohme lodges cross appeal in Prevnar 13 vaccine patent spat
Intellectual Property 2021-01-25 4:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

Drug giant Merck Sharp & Dohme has brought a cross appeal in its long-running intellectual property dispute with Pfizer’s Wyeth over the top selling Prevnar […]

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Shareholder secures access to books for possible class action against Orinoco Gold
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-01-25 3:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Collapsed gold producer Orinoco Gold could face a class action after a shareholder won access to a raft of company documents to investigate the prospect […]

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Director of food dip brand Obela stole $3M, feigned wife’s suicide, court hears
Food and Beverage 2021-01-21 5:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

Food dip producer Obela Fresh Dips & Spreads has won a $3 million judgment against a former director who defrauded the company of millions of […]

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Courts continue to shape class action regime with major 2020 rulings
Analysis 2021-01-20 11:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

In a year headlined by partisan sparring and mudslinging over the Federal Government’s class action reform effort, judges forged ahead to refine the class action regime, issuing […]

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Freedom Foods says it was entitled to sack former GC for ‘serious misconduct’
Employment 2021-01-19 3:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Troubled food and beverage manufacturer Freedom Foods has denied a former company secretary and group general counsel was protected by whistleblower laws, claiming it was […]

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Police believe accused fraudster Melissa Caddick still alive
Financial Services 2021-01-19 10:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

Sydney businesswoman Melissa Caddick, who went missing a day after police raided her home two months ago as part of a fraud investigation, is believed […]

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