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Court won’t freeze AMP class action amid High Court appeal
Appeals 2020-05-08 5:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has declined to put a Maurice Blackburn-led class action against AMP on hold while the High Court decides whether to overturn a ruling […]

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AMP class action should be put on ice until High Court ruling on beauty parade, court hears
Class Actions 2020-04-30 9:19 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Maurice Blackburn’s shareholder class action against AMP should be put on ice until the High Court decides whether a ruling in last year’s beauty parade […]

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High Court may pick apart choice of Maurice Blackburn in AMP class action contest
Analysis 2020-04-21 11:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

The power of courts to choose a single winner from a contest of competing class actions is not the likely target of the High Court […]

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Westpac class action denied AUSTRAC docs while multiplicity issue unresolved
Class Actions 2020-04-17 3:40 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The second of two class actions brought against Westpac over alleged anti-money laundering breaches has been denied discovery of what the bank claims are commercially […]

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High Court takes up challenge to AMP class action beauty parade
Appeals 2020-04-17 2:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has agreed to weigh in on a decision last year to pick Maurice Blackburn’s case as the winner of a beauty parade […]

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Westpac class action beauty parade is on after new suit filed
Class Actions 2020-03-13 10:45 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Westpac has been hit with another class action over alleged anti-money laundering breaches, teeing up a high-stakes beauty parade over which firm will lead the […]

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‘I have been ignored’: Claimant makes courtroom plea in AMP insurance churn case
Financial Services 2020-03-03 4:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

An individual claimant accusing AMP Financial Planning of ignoring multiple attempts to gain remediation for alleged insurance re-writing conduct was granted permission to voice his […]

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Judge hits AMP with $5.2M penalty, says greedy financial adviser was ‘in the right place’
Financial Services 2020-02-05 11:05 am By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has imposed a penalty of almost $5.2 million on AMP Financial Planning after finding it was “reckless” in its “lamentable failure” to […]

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US class action firms pounce on Westpac
Class Actions 2020-02-03 2:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Westpac is now facing at least eight class actions in various US courts seeking $200 million from the bank for allegedly failing to alert shareholders […]

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Judge gives law firms 3 weeks to join a Westpac class action beauty parade
Class Actions 2020-01-31 9:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge overseeing the first of what could be many shareholder class actions over Westpac’s anti-money laundering breaches — brought by class action specialists Phi […]

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