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Top 10 class action settlements of 2021
Class Actions 2022-01-10 7:52 am By Bianca Hrovat

Class action settlement totals skyrocketed to over $900 million last year, and one law firm negotiated the lion’s share, with $672 million in settlements under […]

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NAB, HSBC should pay for Dick Smith receivers’ court loss, judge hears
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-12-15 6:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

National Australia Bank and HSBC should be “jointly and severally liable” to pay a portion of the costs of a failed case brought by Dick […]

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Judge pulls up ASIC for ‘strange’ handling of GetSwift case
Securities 2021-11-26 5:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has dressed down ASIC over the handling of its action against GetSwift, criticising the regulator’s failure to seek a court injunction to prevent […]

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Low GetSwift class action settlement to get OK despite ‘slam dunk’ case
Class Actions 2021-11-18 2:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has indicated he will approve the ‘very low’ GetSwift class action settlement because the company appeared to be broke, but the law firm […]

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GetSwift mulls appeal of scathing judgment on ‘PR-driven’ approach to ASX statements
Class Actions 2021-11-11 5:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Logistics company GetSwift is considering an appeal of an 859-page judgment which lambasted the company and its directors’ “public relations-driven approach” to announcements on the […]

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GetSwift breached law through ‘public relations-driven approach’ to ASX statements, court finds
Securities 2021-11-10 1:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has scored a victory in its long-running case against GetSwift, with the Federal Court finding the company and its […]

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Judge slams notice of ‘very light’ GetSwift class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-10-18 3:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has criticised a proposed settlement notice in a shareholder class action against GetSwift for failing to inform group members of how much they […]

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Ex-Dick Smith CFO to appeal $43M victory for NAB
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-10-07 6:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Dick Smith’s former CFO will appeal a $43 million judgment in favour of National Australia Bank over his role in the retailer’s collapse. In a […]

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GetSwift settlement gives class action members $1.5M, slice of raised capital
Class Actions 2021-09-28 5:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Logistics company GetSwift’s settlement of a shareholder class action will see group members share in $1.5 million cash plus access to further funds and revenue […]

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PwC a ‘different beast’ to law firms when it comes to privilege, court hears
Tax 2021-09-13 10:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

Assessing claims of privilege involving multidisciplinary firms like PricewaterhouseCoopers that offer legal and accounting services is “inherently awkward”, a court heard on the final day […]

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