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$27M Fitch class action settlement approved after scolding by judge
Class Actions 2019-07-25 7:10 pm By Amelia Birnie

Group members in the Fitch Ratings class action have recovered almost 95 per cent of their losses in a $27 million settlement, which was narrowly […]

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Iluka threatens class action dismissal bid amid ongoing funding concerns
Class Actions 2019-07-24 9:19 pm By Amelia Birnie

Mineral sands producer Iluka Resources is threatening a dismissal bid in a shareholder class action it has spent $2 million fighting over the past year, […]

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Fitch settles investor class action over credit ratings on toxic SCDOs
Exclusive 2019-07-19 10:56 am By Christine Caulfield

Fitch Ratings has agreed to settle the last of the investor class actions in Australia flowing from the global financial crisis, a court heard Friday. […]

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Judge wants contradictor’s view on Sydney light rail common fund
Class Actions 2019-07-15 3:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing the Sydney light rail class action has ordered that a contradictor be appointed to weigh in on a proposed common fund order, […]

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Former Dick Smith execs may seek to vacate trial date if cross claims filed
Class Actions 2019-07-12 9:18 pm By Amelia Birnie

Two former executives of Dick Smith may seek to vacate an upcoming trial date for two class actions against the failed retailer, after recently being […]

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Dick Smith insurers face class action over IPO-related policy
Class Actions 2019-07-08 4:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

Allianz and a number of other insurers of Dick Smith are now facing a class action over the extent of coverage under an insurance policy […]

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Equititrust settlement with KPMG approved after no objections to funder taking all
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-06-28 9:04 pm By Amelia Birnie

A court has approved a settlement between the liquidators of failed fund manager Equititrust and auditor KPMG, after not a single objection was raised by […]

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Incentive-based funding commission dropped in IAG insurance class action
Class Actions 2019-06-28 12:48 pm By Amelia Birnie

The funder backing the IAG add-on insurance class action has agreed to a fixed 25 per cent commission, after the plaintiff copped criticism from a […]

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Investors can’t revive class action over Octaviar collapse
Appeals 2019-06-21 9:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has tossed a challenge to the dismissal of an investor class action against the Public Trustee of Queensland over a failure to […]

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Funder takes all in Equititrust settlement with KPMG, creditors get nothing
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-06-20 9:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

The approval of a settlement between the liquidators of failed fund manager Equititrust and auditor KPMG has been postponed to allow time to notify creditors […]

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