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Airbags class action against Volkswagen suffers High Court loss
Appeals 2024-02-08 10:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has refused special leave in a failed class action against Volkswagen over allegedly defective Takata airbags. Lead plaintiff in the Quinn Emanuel-led […]

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Judge discontinues council class action against insurer JLT, won’t pause clock
Class Actions 2024-01-22 11:51 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has discontinued a class action by Victorian councils against insurer JLT Risk Solutions, but has departed from the decisions of two other judges […]

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CBA class action judge may weigh impact of two failed shareholder cases
Securities 2024-01-22 11:10 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Awaiting judgment in Federal Court class actions by shareholders over its money laundering risk disclosures, the Commonwealth Bank will ask the court to reopen the […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2023
Top 10 Class Action Settlements 2024-01-05 4:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Companies and government entities paid out less to settle class actions in 2023 than in the previous two years, with no mega settlements hitting their […]

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Judge approves settlement in CBA class action that leaves nothing for group members
Class Actions 2023-12-15 4:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has signed off on a class action settlement under which the Commonwealth Bank of Australia will pay a sum towards the applicant’s costs […]

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Lawyers the only ones to get paid in CBA class action settlement
CBA 2023-12-13 3:11 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Group members will walk away with nothing under a settlement in a seven-year old class action against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia on behalf of […]

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Still no funder for AGL class action, but dismissal not a done deal
Competition & Consumer Protection 2023-11-27 2:49 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has given a competition class action against AGL Energy another chance to secure funding, but imposed a “drop dead date” by which the […]

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CBA reaches settlement in 7-year-old class action by borrowers
Class Actions 2023-11-24 2:43 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A protracted class action against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia brought by borrowers who claimed they were forced to default on their commercial loans has […]

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Gilbert + Tobin seals the deal to lead Jaguar class action
Class Actions 2023-11-15 10:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Gilbert + Tobin and the funder backing a class action against Jaguar Land Rover over allegedly defective diesel filters have given an undertaking that they […]

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$110M settlement approved in AMP fees-for-no-service class action
Class Actions 2023-11-14 4:11 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has signed off on a $110 million settlement in a long-running shareholder class action against AMP over its fees-for-no-service conduct, including $26 million […]

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