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Judge says Robodebt class action claims ‘weak’, but refuses government’s appeal bid
Class Actions 2020-10-14 9:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has refused an application by the Federal Government to appeal the expansion of the Robodebt class action pleadings despite finding the case was […]

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‘The Ben Hur of cartel class actions’: Rate-rigging case comes under attack
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-10-08 6:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

Five investment banks facing a class action for their alleged rigging of foreign exchange rates have slammed the “unclear” and “incredibly vague” case, saying it […]

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McMillan Shakespeare settles class action over ‘illusory’ car warranties
Class Actions 2020-10-05 10:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

McMillan Shakespeare has settled a class action alleging one of its units engaged in unfair tactics and unconscionable conduct in the sale of car warranties […]

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Government challenges expansion of Robodebt class action
Class Actions 2020-10-01 12:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Government is appealing a judge’s decision to allow the expansion of the Robodebt class action to include claims against five public officers, including […]

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Judge ‘sick to death’ of pleadings fights in Robodebt class action
Class Actions 2020-09-21 2:39 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has slammed the parties in the Robodebt class action for sparring over the pleadings, one week after the class was given leave to […]

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Judge delays Robodebt trial to let class add claims against five government employees
Class Actions 2020-09-16 5:56 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has given the green light for the applicants in the Robodebt class action to file an amended statement of claim on the eve […]

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‘A dog’s breakfast’: Judge pans claims in class action that Robodebt was self-evidently unlawful
Class Actions 2020-08-31 3:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has stopped short of rejecting new claims in the Robodebt class action despite “obvious errors” in the allegations, but has sent the applicants […]

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‘Confusing and confused’: Judge throws out Nauru detention class action
Class Actions 2020-08-24 4:06 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has dismissed a class action accusing Government ministers of misfeasance in public office over the practice of securing Nauruan visas for those detained […]

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Victoria’s stage 4 lockdown imperils Robodebt class action trial
Class Actions 2020-08-13 2:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

An impending three-week trial for the Robodebt class action may be in danger due to stage 4 lockdown measures in place in Victoria to control […]

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Funder’s average rate of return a factor in approving class action commission, judge says
Class Actions 2020-07-10 8:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

A litigation funder’s average rate of return on its investment in shareholder class actions was one of a number of factors weighed by a judge […]

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