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$100M Woolworths shareholder class action set for February hearing
Class Actions 2021-01-20 3:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Trial is set to begin February 2 in a $100 million shareholder class action against Woolworths over a February 2015 profit downgrade that allegedly led […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2020
Analysis 2021-01-12 10:46 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Payouts in class actions in 2020 largely kept pace with the previous year despite the financial strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, with companies and other […]

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Funder to seek 30% cut from $9.5M McMillan Shakespeare class action settlement
Class Actions 2020-11-10 9:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The funder that backed a class action against McMillan Shakespeare over ‘illusory’ car warranties, which settled for less than 20 per cent of the $47.6 […]

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McMillan Shakespeare to pay $9.5M to settle $47.6M class action
Class Actions 2020-11-09 3:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a $47.6 million class action against McMillan Shakespeare over ‘illusory’ car warranties will seek court approval for a $9.5 million settlement, […]

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Notice to all Slater & Gordon shareholders unnecessary, judge says as Pitcher Partners case scrapped
Class Actions 2020-11-05 5:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Notice of the discontinuance of a class action on behalf of Slater & Gordon shareholders against Pitcher Partners need not be sent to all group […]

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Pitcher Partners’ bid for indemnity costs from class action gets poor reception
Class Actions 2020-10-29 7:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has expressed skepticism at claims by accounting firm Pitcher Partners that the lead applicant of a now dropped class action over its auditing […]

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Doubts raised years ago about claims in dropped Pitcher Partners class action, court hears
Class Actions 2020-10-28 10:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

Johnson Winter & Slattery persisted with a shareholder class action over auditing advice given to Slater & Gordon despite concerns about the strength of the […]

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Group members no worse off if Pitcher Partners class action dropped, court told
Class Actions 2020-10-26 6:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Dropping a class action against accounting firm Pitcher Partners over Slater & Gordon’s disastrous acquisition of UK professional services firm Quindell will leave group members […]

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Ernst & Young to be sued in class action over Slater & Gordon audits
Accounting 2020-10-09 1:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

Professional services firm EY UK has been added as a respondent in a shareholder class action against Pitcher Partners over advice given to law firm […]

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Judge calls for legislative reforms as appeals court transfers Uber class action
Class Actions 2020-09-08 11:34 am By Alison Eveleigh

An appeals court has dealt with complex jurisdiction and limitations issues in transferring one of three class actions against ride sharing giant Uber to another […]

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