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Avoiding ‘dangers’ of GetSwift approach, judge will jointly hear class actions over Slater & Gordon advice
Class Actions 2021-03-05 3:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing two class actions over legal and accounting advice given ahead of Slater & Gordon’s disastrous Quindell acquisition has said he will hear […]

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Applicant, funder must foot the bill for slew of cross-claims in dropped Pitcher Partners class action
Class Actions 2021-03-04 12:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has found the lead applicant and funder in a discontinued class action against Pitcher Partners over its auditing of Slater & Gordon must […]

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EY strikes back in Pitcher Partners class action over Slater & Gordon audit
Accounting 2021-03-01 2:04 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Professionsal services giant EY has added to the many cross-claims flying in the shareholder class action against Pitcher Partners over advice to law firm Slater […]

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Trial against Mayfair goes ahead undefended, as a muted Mawhinney listens in
Financial Services 2021-02-15 3:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission presented its misleading and deceptive conduct case against companies in the Mayfair Group in an undefended trial on Monday, […]

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ASIC secures court order to wind up Mayfair 101 unit
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-01-29 10:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has ordered the winding up of M101 Nominees, the issuer of $67 million in notes promoted by James Mawhinney’s failed Mayfair 101, which […]

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Court scraps mediation in ASIC case as Mayfair fails to retain Ashurst
Financial Services 2020-12-23 4:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has vacated a scheduled mediation in ASIC’s misleading and deceptive conduct case against three companies in the beleaguered Mayfair Group after they failed […]

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Arnold Bloch Leibler hits Slater & Gordon with cross-claim in shareholder class action
Class Actions 2020-12-14 9:26 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Arnold Bloch Leibler has hit back at a class action by Slater & Gordon shareholders accusing it of misleading and deceptive conduct and breaching its […]

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Clock’s ticking for Mayfair companies to obtain legal representation
Financial Services 2020-12-10 2:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

Embattled Mayfair Group director James Mawhinney is under pressure to secure legal representation to defend his companies against a misleading and deceptive conduct case brought […]

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Last stop for ACCC as High Court refuses leave to appeal Pacific National, Aurizon deal
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-12-08 1:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

The ACCC has reached the end of the line in its challenge to Pacific National’s $205 million acquisition of Aurizon’s Acacia Ridge Terminal in Queensland, […]

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Judge tosses most of ACCC’s defective caravans case against Jayco
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-11-23 7:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has dismissed the bulk of a consumer case brought by the ACCC against caravan and campervan manufacturer Jayco Corp, finding that the regulator’s […]

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