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Worley budget adjustments were ‘drop in the ocean’, Full Court hears in class action appeal
Class Actions 2021-08-17 10:19 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Worley’s increases to a budget behind an allegedly misleading 2014 earning guidance, amounting to $1.14 million, were a “drop in the ocean”, the Full Court […]

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Court can’t force ‘unwilling’ applicants to litigate, says Sims class action judge
Class Actions 2021-08-13 8:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has allowed a new applicant to lead a shareholder class action against recycling company Sims Metal Management, ruling that he could not force […]

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Quintis class actions reload as insurance brawl delays settlement approval
Class Actions 2021-07-05 4:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two shareholder class actions against sandalwood producer Quintis that reached an in principle settlement over a year ago are moving forward following a protracted dispute […]

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Publishers win access to Ben Roberts-Smith’s medical records as defamation trial looms
Defamation 2021-06-02 9:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

SAS soldier Ben Roberts-Smith has lost a bid to shield his medical records from three publishers less than a week before his high-profile defamation case […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith seeks ‘covert recordings’ from publishers
Defamation 2021-05-21 7:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

War veteran Ben Roberts-Smith is seeking all “covert recordings” held by Nine and revealed in a number of news publications last month in which the […]

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Quintis class action settlement to drag on with insurers’ appeal
Appeals 2021-05-10 5:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two insurers have appealed a ruling that could provide a further $11.25 million to group members in a class action against sandalwood producer Quintis, further […]

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WA denies breach of duty in stolen wages class action
Class Actions 2021-05-03 6:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Western Australian state government has hit back at a class action brought by Indigenous workers seeking to recover unpaid wages, saying there was no […]

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Quintis class action settlement could get $11M boost after insurers come up short
Insurance 2021-04-06 3:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

A lengthy dispute over insurance in a settled class action against sandalwood producer Quintis has been resolved, with the Federal Court rejecting a challenge by […]

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Quintis insurers may have to cough up extra $11.25M in class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-01-28 6:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A lawsuit seeking to increase D&O insurance for sandalwood producer Quintis in the wake of a class action settlement has fallen short of the $40 […]

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Judge nixes bid to boot unregistered group members from Sims class action
Class Actions 2020-12-04 10:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

A bid by the applicant to restrict a securities class action against recycling company Sims Metal Management to shareholders who have registered to join the […]

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