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BHP wants foreign group members shut out of class action over Brazil dam failure
Class Actions 2020-09-07 5:21 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Mining giant BHP is seeking to have foreign group members shut out of a shareholder class action over the Fundao dam failure in Brazil five […]

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‘Confusing and confused’: Judge throws out Nauru detention class action
Class Actions 2020-08-24 4:06 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has dismissed a class action accusing Government ministers of misfeasance in public office over the practice of securing Nauruan visas for those detained […]

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Dover ignored lawyers’ warnings about ‘misleading’ client policy, court hears
Financial Services 2020-06-01 5:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Dover Financial director Terry McMaster on Monday admitted to personally drafting a so-called client protection policy described by a judge as an “exercise in […]

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BHP can’t pause shareholder class action over Brazil dam failure
Class Actions 2020-03-18 10:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

BHP has failed in a bid to shut down a class action over the Fundao dam failure pending criminal proceedings in Brazil, with a judge […]

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ASIC did nothing about Dover’s client protection policy for over a year, court told
Financial Services 2020-02-03 9:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission formed the view that Dover Financial’s “Orwellian” client protection policy was misleading in 2016 but did not raise its […]

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Dover can seek access to ASIC files in bid to prove ‘Orwellian’ client protection policy harmed no one
Financial Services 2019-12-20 11:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

Defunct Dover Financial, which faces a penalty hearing next year after it was found to have misled customers with an inaptly titled ‘client protection policy’, […]

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‘Orwellian doublespeak’: Judge lashes Dover Financial’s client protection policy
ASIC 2019-11-22 11:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has won its case against defunct financial advisor Dover Financial and its former director, who famously collapsed during the […]

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