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Noumi seeks to shield PwC report in privilege fight with ASIC
Securities 2024-02-14 5:39 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Noumi has argued a PricewaterhouseCoopers report commissioned by its lawyers at Ashurst is protected by legal professional privilege, after the food manufacturer admitted to overstating […]

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Firm’s ‘ridiculously low’ fee budget in Westpac class action drives down funder’s cut
Class Actions 2023-12-11 11:22 am By Christine Caulfield

A judge’s decision to chop $810,000 from the funder’s cut of a settled class action against Westpac sounds a warning to class action litigators that […]

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Dick Smith CFO stuck with $57M judgment after High Court revokes special leave
Appeals 2023-12-06 4:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former Dick Smith CFO Michael Potts is on the hook for paying $57 million in damages to National Australia Bank after the High Court on […]

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Noumi in talks with ASIC on penalty for continuous disclosure breaches
Securities 2023-12-01 1:38 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Food manufacturer Noumi is trying to reach agreement with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission on a penalty to propose to the court for violating […]

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Westpac class action settlement gets OK, but funder won’t recoup all ATE insurance
Financial Services 2023-11-13 11:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

A $29.95 million settlement resolving a superannuation class action against two Westpac units has won court approval. The judge overseeing the case has also indicated […]

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AGL units hit with $6M in penalties for emergency violations
Energy & Natural Resources 2023-10-30 11:18 pm By Sam Matthews

Two units of electricity giant AGL Energy will pay penalties totalling $6 million for being unable to make good on their promise to be on […]

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Top Dick Smith execs drop High Court appeal against receivers
Restructuring & Insolvency 2023-10-10 11:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two former Dick Smith executives have settled with the receivers of the defunct electronics retailer, dropping a High Court appeal over an $11.8 million ruling. […]

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Oil spill class action firm wins settlement hearing fees, including bill for tax advice
Class Actions 2023-07-25 5:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

Despite a judge’s complaint that class action costs are generally “out of control”, the law firm that secured a $192.5 million settlement and earned about […]

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Holden car dealer wins bid for docs on GM’s exit strategy
Automotive 2023-07-06 12:01 pm By Gareth Baker

A former Holden dealer has won the right to see General Motors corporate strategy documents in the five years leading up to Holden’s retirement, in […]

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NIB wins unpaid loans from Whitecoat developer after $42.5M sale to CBA
Healthcare 2023-06-28 4:02 pm By Gareth Baker

The developer of healthcare directory app Whitecoat must pay health insurer and joint venture partner NIB $1.6 million for loans that were never repaid following […]

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