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Twin Quintis class actions squabble about ‘overly complicated’ case
Class Actions September 11, 2019 10:00 pm By Amelia Birnie

The plaintiffs in one of two shareholder class actions brought against troubled sandalwood producer Quintis have complained about potential delays that could result from the […]

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WorleyParsons ditches bid to close down class action mid-trial
Class Actions September 4, 2019 8:03 pm By Amelia Birnie

WorleyParsons has abandoned its mid-trial application to shut down a shareholder class action, amid uncertainty about whether the engineering company would be required to surrender […]

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WorleyParsons denies bid to shut down class action will spark ‘brave new world’
Class Actions September 3, 2019 9:32 pm By Amelia Birnie

Counsel for WorleyParsons has denied the engineering firm’s attempt to end a shareholder class action mid-trial would be the start of a “brave new world” […]

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Shine faces battle to keep WorleyParsons class action alive
Class Actions August 29, 2019 9:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

Engineering firm WorleyParsons has told the Federal Court it will press forward with a no case application in an attempt to shut down a shareholder […]

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WorleyParsons may try to shut down class action as trial kicks off
Class Actions August 28, 2019 4:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

WorleyParsons may seek to shut down a shareholder class action against it due to an “insuperable obstacle” caused by last minute pleading amendments, the engineering […]

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Carwoola bushfire class action wins bid to pursue insurer
Insurance August 27, 2019 3:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

The lead applicant in a class action over the Carwoola bushfire has been given the greenlight to go after CGU Insurance for loss and damage […]

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Quintis founder seeks transcripts of ASIC interviews
ASIC August 22, 2019 8:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Six individuals interviewed by ASIC in relation to the collapse of sandalwood producer Quintis have sought leave to intervene in the regulator’s case against the […]

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Sims Metal class action funder to get no more than 25%, shareholders guaranteed at least half
Class Actions July 5, 2019 11:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Noting the “significant and beneficial reduction” in recent funding rates, the judge overseeing a shareholder class action against recycling company Sims Metal Management has signed […]

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Horse vaccine class action gets chance to add sample group member to bring ‘valid’ consumer claim
Class Actions June 4, 2019 9:19 pm By Amelia Birnie

Noting the relevant three-year limitations provision was “quite unusal”, the judge overseeing a consumer class action against horse vaccine manufacturer Zoetis has given the class […]

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Sims Metal hits back at class action, says group members responsible for losses
Class Actions May 13, 2019 3:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

Recycling company Sims Metal Management has responded to a shareholder class action ahead of a hearing on Tuesday, denying it breached its continuous disclosure obligations […]

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