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EY’s ‘surprising’ switch from Allens to Holding Redlich delays suit over Penrice audits
Ernst & Young 2021-05-20 11:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ernst & Young has delayed in filing its evidence in a lawsuit by Sydney-based investment firm London City Equities over its auditing of collapsed soda […]

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$1.3M awarded to Queensland floods class action sample group members
Class Actions 2021-05-07 5:01 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has awarded four sample group members in the Queensland floods class action $1.28 million in compensation, finding that charitable payments did not affect […]

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Court OKs $440M settlement in Queensland floods class action
Class Actions 2021-05-03 2:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

A $440 million settlement by the State of Queensland and dam operator Sunwater resolving a class action over the 2011 Queensland floods has been approved […]

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Law firm racked up $60M legal bill in Queensland floods class action
Class Actions 2021-03-15 2:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

The law firm behind a long-running class action over the 2011 floods in Queensland which reached a $440 million partial settlement last month has estimated […]

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Indonesian seaweed farmers win class action over major oil spill
Class Actions 2021-03-19 10:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Thousands of Indonesian seaweed farmers have won a class action against PTTEP Australasia over one of Australia’s largest oil spills, with a judge finding the […]

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$440M settlement reached in Queensland floods class action
Class Actions 2021-02-26 1:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The State of Queensland and subcontractor Sunwater have agreed to pay $440 million to settle part of a class action over the 2011 floods in […]

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Dam operators, Queensland face ‘very large’ costs in floods class action
Class Actions 2020-11-03 1:27 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Embattled dam operators Seqwater and Sunwater, along with the State of Queensland, have been hit with costs in the long-running class action over the 2011 […]

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Disaster payments can’t limit damages in Queensland floods class action, judge says
Class Actions 2020-12-08 5:42 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has ruled that disaster payments cannot be taken into consideration in assessing damages in a long-running class action over the 2011 Queensland floods […]

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Queensland flood dam operator wants info behind Maurice Blackburn’s damages claim
Class Actions 2020-10-06 12:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Dam operator Sunwater wants evidence from Maurice Blackburn, the law firm behind the landmark Queensland flood class action, showing how the applicant will calculate aggregate […]

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Ernst & Young faces $12M damages claim over collapse of soda ash maker Penrice
Financial Services 2020-09-15 11:58 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Ernst & Young is facing a claim for $12 million in damages in a lawsuit over its auditing of collapsed soda ash maker Penrice. Sydney-based […]

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