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No win, no fee funding model carries Maurice Blackburn to victory in AMP class action contest
Class Actions 2019-05-23 10:29 am By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn’s shareholder class action against AMP — the only action not backed by a litigation funder — has been picked as the winner in […]

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VW dieselgate hearings postponed over ACCC objections
Class Actions 2019-05-22 10:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

A hearing scheduled for later this year in several class actions and an ACCC proceeding over allegations Volkswagen installed dual-mode software in diesel vehicles to […]

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Law firms to learn fate in AMP class action beauty parade
Analysis 2019-05-21 11:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

A ruling by a judge deciding a four-way contest to run a shareholder class action against AMP is expected this week, a judgment significant not […]

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CIMIC faces bid for indemnity costs after last-minute subpoenas derailed class action trial
Class Actions 2019-05-21 4:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a shareholder class action against global engineering firm CIMIC Group has made a bid for indemnity costs, after a last-minute subpoena […]

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Pacific National, Aurizon await judgment in high-stakes competition case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-05-08 11:19 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Judgment is expected next week in the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s case against Pacific National alleging the rail company made an anti-competitive bid for […]

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Judge slams as ‘rubbish’ legal privilege claims in CIMIC class action lawyer’s affidavit
Class Actions 2019-05-01 2:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge overseeing discovery in a class action against global engineering company CIMIC Group has called out the legal profession for an “extraordinary” new trend […]

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CIMIC slugged with costs after class action trial vacated
Class Actions 2019-03-07 4:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

Global engineering firm CIMIC Group has been hit with costs after a last-minute subpoena of three new potential witnesses caused the three-week trial that was […]

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ACCC cuts collusion claims as trial against Pacific National, Aurizon comes to an end
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-02-15 11:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has dropped its claims of collusion against rail freight companies Pacific National and Aurizon, as the trial in its […]

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Motorola slams Hytera for ‘unprofessional’ 11th-hour affidavits in long-running IP suit
Intellectual Property 2019-02-15 10:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Motorola has accused rival Hytera Communications of a “deliberate strategy” of filing late affidavits to throw Motorola off in an already highly contentious patent and […]

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Hytera ordered to hand over ‘stolen’ Motorola code
Intellectual Property 2018-12-18 5:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

Hytera Communications has been ordered to hand over source code that Motorola claims was stolen by three employees who jumped ship between the companies. In […]

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