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Shine Lawyers wins battle to run $463M Dixon Advisory class action
Class Actions 2022-05-19 4:24 pm By Sam Matthews

Shine Lawyers has beaten out class action rival Piper Alderman in a battle to lead a class action worth up to $463 million against collapsed […]

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Consolidation of Dixon Advisory class actions hits snag over funding
Class Actions 2022-05-13 10:20 pm By Sam Matthews

A proposed consolidation of two class actions against collapsed wealth manager Dixon Advisory has hit a snag, with Shine Lawyers wanting to ensure group members […]

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GST class action likely to be dropped after funder bows out
Class Actions 2022-05-05 4:26 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The future of a class action against a Canberra property developer accused of misleading investors about GST on their apartments is in doubt after the […]

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High Court refuses leave to class action in GST case against developer
Class Actions 2022-04-19 6:59 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The High Court won’t hear a challenge to a decision finding a Canberra property developer that misled investors about GST on its apartments did not […]

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Babcock & Brown shareholders lose bid for re-trial over judge’s ‘pernicious’ delay
High Court 2022-04-14 3:03 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The High Court has rejected a bid by shareholders of collapsed investment advisory firm Babcock & Brown for special leave to seek a re-trial of […]

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IAG appeals to High Court, says JobKeeper should offset any COVID-19 payouts
Insurance 2022-03-22 10:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

While mostly prevailing in test cases over coverage for COVID-19 business interruption claims, Insurance Australia Group has asked the High Court to weigh in on […]

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Lloyd’s scores win in COVID-19 business interruption insurance case
Insurance 2022-03-11 3:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

Lloyd’s has scored a win in a COVID-19 business interruption case, with a judge ruling the insurer can rely on a conformity clause in its […]

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Insurers defeat appeals in COVID-19 business interruption test cases
Coronavirus 2022-02-21 5:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court challenge by a group of small businesses seeking coverage under business interruption insurance policies for losses flowing from COVID-19 restrictions has largely […]

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PwC strikes back in class action over $50M Axsesstoday prospectus
Class Actions 2021-11-30 6:30 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Professional services giant PricewaterhouseCoopers has hit back at a class action over a $50 million prospectus for Axsesstoday, filing a cross-claim against the asset finance […]

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Top judge did ‘unexplained violence’ to Star’s business interruption policy, Full Court told
Insurance 2021-11-08 9:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

In rejecting a bid by The Star Entertainment Group to recoup losses stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Court’s Chief Justice did “real and […]

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