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Class action beauty parade takes centre stage at High Court
Class Actions 2020-11-09 10:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

The eyes of class action lawyers will be on the High Court Tuesday as it hears arguments over a judge’s power to choose a single […]

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AMP hits back at class action, says buy-out policy changes needed to avoid ‘BOLR run’
AMP 2020-10-12 2:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Changes to AMP’s buyer of last resort policy that reduced the multiple by which the wealth management firm would purchase advisers’ client registers was necessary […]

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High Court questions power to hold class action contests
Class Actions 2020-11-11 11:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

That a first filed case should be the presumptive winner in a competition between class actions seemed a losing argument before the High Court on […]

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Judge ‘regrettably’ postpones Boral class action beauty parade in light of High Court challenge
Class Actions 2020-07-10 10:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has pushed off a heated contest between law firms vying to lead a shareholder class action against construction giant Boral for what could […]

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Boral faces third shareholder class action over US biz disclosures
Class Actions 2020-08-26 10:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

Construction giant Boral must now contend with three class actions by shareholders alleging it failed to disclose financial problems with its US windows business, but […]

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VW rightly hit with $125M fine after ‘starving’ judge of evidence, court told
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-08-12 9:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has been urged to uphold a judge’s $125 million penalty against Volkswagen in the ACCC’s case over the car maker’s emissions cheating, […]

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Judge scolds law firms behind competing Boral class actions
Class Actions 2020-06-29 8:33 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has scolded the law firms behind competing shareholder class actions against Boral for delaying progress of the proceedings, but may wait until the […]

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Judge won’t stall opt out notice in AMP class action
Class Actions 2020-08-26 3:41 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A court has given the green light for opt out and registration notices to be sent to group members in a shareholder class action against […]

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CBA won’t hand over docs to class action without AUSTRAC’s blessing
Class Actions 2020-07-08 9:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has refused to provide sought-after documents to the lead applicants of a joint class action against it until AUSTRAC grants […]

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Law firms set stage for Boral class action beauty parade
Class Actions 2020-07-07 9:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two law firms that filed competing shareholder class actions against construction giant Boral have asked the court to permanently stay the other’s proceeding, after the […]

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