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Judge questions Piper Alderman’s $3.5M legal bill in KPMG class action
Class Actions 2019-05-28 1:59 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has questioned whether he should approve the $3.5 million legal bill in the settled Discovery Metals shareholder class action against KPMG, amid concerns […]

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Court approves confidential KPMG class action settlement over objections
Class Actions 2019-05-27 9:32 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has signed off on the confidential settlement of a shareholder class action brought against KPMG relating to the failed $830 million hostile takeover […]

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Judge questions redacted funder’s commission in IAG class action
Class Actions 2019-05-24 1:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has raised questions about a redacted funding agreement in a class action against two IAG units over allegedly worthless add-on insurance products, saying […]

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Westpac slams ASIC for ’19th century approach’ to home loans
Financial Services 2019-05-06 8:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

Banking giant Westpac has criticised the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s old fashioned approach to home loan serviceability, saying its own complex system is more […]

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Woolworths class action homes in on supermarket giant’s price perception problem
Class Actions 2019-05-03 9:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

Woolworths’ knowledge of its poor performance on price perception among shoppers in 2014 is at the centre of a $100 million shareholder class action against […]

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ASIC to face off against Westpac after judge ripped up $35M settlement deal
Financial Services 2019-05-02 9:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission will gets a chance on Monday to prove its claims that Westpac breached responsible lending laws by providing unsuitable […]

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Funder to get 30% cut of confidential KPMG class action settlement
Class Actions 2019-04-05 1:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Litigation funder Litigation Capital Management will snap up 30 percent of a confidential settlement amount that KPMG has fought to keep under wraps in a […]

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KPMG settles class action over $840M failed takeover offer
Class Actions 2019-04-02 8:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement has been reached in a class action against KPMG alleging it providing a misleading expert report to copper miner Discovery Metals that was […]

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Westpac slams Maurice Blackburn for racing to file home loans class action
Class Actions 2019-03-22 3:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

Banking giant Westpac has criticised Maurice Blackburn for rushing to file the first class action in the wake of the banking royal commission’s scathing final […]

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Law firm can’t replace uncooperative expert in KPMG class action, judge says
Financial Services 2019-02-22 4:17 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has denied law firm Piper Alderman’s request to replace an uncooperative expert witness in a class action against KPMG over a failed takeover […]

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