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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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Judge joins two Lendlease class actions, wants one law firm to bow out
Class Actions 2019-11-21 10:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has consolidated competing shareholder class actions against builder Lendlease brought by rival plaintiffs law firms, but has rejected the firms’ bid to jointly […]

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Court of Appeal tosses Quinn Emanuel challenge to AMP beauty parade loss
Appeals 2019-10-08 4:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

A challenge by Quinn Emanuel to a NSW Supreme Court decision staying its shareholder class action against AMP has been unanimously dismissed by the Court […]

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Court signs off on AMP’s new remediation program in ASIC insurance churn case
Financial Services 2019-10-01 8:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has given the thumbs up to AMP’s new program to identify and compensate victims of so-called insurance churning by its financial planning arm […]

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Law firms offer to join forces in competing Lendlease class actions
Class Actions 2019-09-18 1:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

The plaintiffs firms running rival shareholder class actions against construction giant Lendlease have pitched a proposal to join their competing cases, a plan that should […]

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Court’s ‘auction’ approach in GetSwift slammed in bid to revive AMP class action
Appeals 2019-08-26 9:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

The barrister leading an appeal seeking to revive Quinn Emanuel’s fees for no service class action against AMP has criticised the approach taken in the […]

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Lendlease class actions set down for beauty parade, but applicants in talks to avoid contest
Class Actions 2019-08-22 8:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two competing shareholder class actions against developer Lendlease have been locked in for a beauty parade before the judge who recently forced the consolidation of […]

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Two firms, one funder out after judge consolidates RCR Tomlinson class actions
Class Actions 2019-08-15 10:01 pm By Amelia Birnie

Law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan will push forward with an investor class action against failed engineering company RCR Tomlinson on its own, with […]

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Judge warns RCR Tomlinson class actions to ‘get their act together’, says litigation funding ‘not rocket science’
Class Actions 2019-08-09 8:04 pm By Amelia Birnie

The plaintiffs in three competing RCR Tomlinson shareholder class actions have been told to “get their act together” by the judge who forcibly consolidated their […]

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RCR Tomlinson class actions to be consolidated whether parties ‘agree or not’
Class Actions 2019-08-05 6:15 pm By Amelia Birnie

The judge overseeing three competing shareholder class actions brought against RCR Tomlinson has refused to entertain a beauty contest, instead deciding to consolidate the proceedings […]

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