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MLC admits to contraventions in $17.5M ASIC suit
Financial Services 2022-03-24 10:49 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Insurer MLC Limited has admitted to violating the Corporations Act by failing to send overdue notices to policyholders over a 15-year period, but will defend […]

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Torres Strait Islanders lay out duty of care claims in climate class action
Climate change 2022-03-21 2:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicants in a class action by Torres Strait Islanders have detailed their argument for why the federal government has a duty of care […]

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Government rejects duty of care owed in latest climate change class action
Climate change 2022-02-28 4:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Morrison government has rejected class action claims that it owes a duty of care to Torres Strait Islanders to protect them against the negative […]

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Westpac class action funder forgoes commission after running out of money
Class Actions 2021-05-18 8:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

The cash-strapped litigation funder that initially agreed to bankroll a class action against Westpac over life insurance premiums will not earn a cent in commission […]

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Westpac to pay up to $30M to settle insurance class action
Class Actions 2021-04-28 10:19 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Westpac has agreed to pay up to $30 million to settle a long-running class action over allegedly excessive insurance premiums which included a trip to […]

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Boral ruling a warning to class action lawyers to be on their best behaviour
Class Actions 2021-04-01 3:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judgment in a heated carriage fight between three class actions against construction giant Boral provides some guidance to law firms about conduct that could […]

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No win no fee carries law firm to victory in Boral class action beauty parade
Class Actions 2021-03-31 11:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

The law firm running its class action on a no win no fee basis has been crowned the winner in a battle against two competing […]

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S&P may ask judge to disqualify himself from class action over ratings defects
Class Actions 2021-03-26 12:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge who oversaw a 39-day trial in 2018 in multiple class actions against S&P Global may be asked by the ratings agency to step […]

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Three law firms to duke it out in Boral class action beauty parade
Class Actions 2021-03-16 10:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

A fight between three leading class action firms over who will lead a potentially lucrative shareholder class action against construction giant Boral is back on, […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2020
Analysis 2021-01-12 10:46 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Payouts in class actions in 2020 largely kept pace with the previous year despite the financial strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, with companies and other […]

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