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Westpac gives court more reasons to uphold win in ASIC’s responsible lending case
Appeals 2019-10-07 1:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

Westpac has offered an appeals court two more reasons to affirm its victory in a closely watched responsible lending case brought by the Australian Securities […]

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Concerns ‘poorer’ patients in vaginal mesh class action less likely to be notified of rights
Class Actions 2019-09-30 9:44 pm By Amelia Birnie

The judge overseeing the Ethicon pelvic mesh class action has flagged serious public policy concerns stemming from class identification problems, amid fears that “poorer” patients […]

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ASIC to challenge ‘uncertainty’ of Westpac responsible lending decision
Appeals 2019-09-10 9:07 pm By Amelia Birnie

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has filed an appeal against the Federal Court’s responsible lending ruling in favour of Westpac, arguing the decision had […]

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Judge frowns on ‘moronic approach’ to group member sign-up in Takata class actions
Class Actions 2019-09-05 9:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a group of class actions against car manufacturers over faulty Takata airbags has questioned a simplified group registration and opt out process […]

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Westpac defeats ASIC home loan case
Breaking News 2019-08-13 11:43 am By Amelia Birnie

Westpac has defeated a responsible lending case brought by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission in relation to almost 262,000 home loans, with the Federal […]

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Judge promises no ‘mystery tour’ in Takata air bags class actions
Class Actions 2019-07-25 4:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing seven class actions against car makers over defective Takata airbags has shot down the applicants’ opposition to a soft class closure order […]

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Class fights to use settlement evidence in Ethicon pelvic mesh case
Class Actions 2019-02-01 11:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action against Ethicon over allegedly faulty pelvic mesh implants wants introduce confidential evidence from prior settlement negotiations as it attempts to shut down […]

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Ethicon wants class closure order in pelvic mesh case
Class Actions 2018-12-21 9:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

Johnson & Johnson unit Ethicon is seeking a class closure order in the pelvic mesh class action, as the company prepares to enter mediation. Barrister for […]

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