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Ernst & Young strikes out with third party claims against failed LM Investment
Restructuring & Insolvency October 8, 2019 11:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ernst & Young, which is facing a lawsuit brought by the receiver of a managed investment fund overseen by failed financial services firm LM Investment […]

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Facing Deloitte cross-claims, Dick Smith execs drag other directors into class action
Class Actions October 3, 2019 10:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Former Dick Smith executives Nick Abboud and Michael Potts have pointed the finger at the defunct electronics retailer’s other directors in response to cross claims […]

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Court not convinced ‘superhuman’ judge needed for back-to-back GetSwift hearings
Securities September 16, 2019 5:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has dismissed an application by GetSwift to delay the hearing of a shareholder class action against it, despite arguments that a […]

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‘This is why I hate categories of discovery’: Judge won’t let ASIC have another year of GetSwift docs
Class Actions August 20, 2019 9:43 pm By Amelia Birnie

The judge overseeing proceedings brought against logistics company GetSwift has refused the corporate regulator’s request for another year’s worth of documents, saying it could effectively […]

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Judge dismisses ‘puzzling’ bid to boot FW Projects liquidators
Restructuring & Insolvency July 18, 2019 8:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two construction companies have lost what a court has called a “puzzling” bid to oust the liquidators of collapsed FW Projects amidst a legal battle […]

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Former Dick Smith execs may seek to vacate trial date if cross claims filed
Class Actions July 12, 2019 9:18 pm By Amelia Birnie

Two former executives of Dick Smith may seek to vacate an upcoming trial date for two class actions against the failed retailer, after recently being […]

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Dick Smith insurers face class action over IPO-related policy
Class Actions July 8, 2019 4:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

Allianz and a number of other insurers of Dick Smith are now facing a class action over the extent of coverage under an insurance policy […]

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Sydney Zoo’s planned launch draws more legal scrutiny
Environment April 23, 2019 9:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

After putting to rest a trademark dispute with the Taronga Zoo, the still unopened Sydney Zoo is facing another legal challenge from a competing zoo […]

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Funder in Dick Smith class action won’t guarantee lower commission amid delays
Class Actions November 22, 2018 4:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

Litigation funder Investor Claim Partner won’t promise it will maintain a lower commission rate in one of the Dick Smith class actions if mediation is […]

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Squire Patton Boggs refuses to hand over GetSwift group member details
Class Actions November 23, 2018 8:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

Squire Patton Boggs has refused a request by rival Phi Finney McDonald for the details of group members it signed up to its now stayed […]

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