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Mayfair’s James Mawhinney agrees to steer clear of IPO Wealth investors
Class Actions 2022-06-10 3:41 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Mayfair Group’s James Mawhinney has given an undertaking to not contact group members in a class action against a trustee of the collapsed IPO Wealth […]

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Class action settlement with IPO Wealth trustee ‘a lot less’ than investors’ claims, court told
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-06-02 6:30 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Investors in Mayfair Group’s collapsed IPO Wealth Fund stand to recoup “a lot less” than their alleged $67 million in losses from a settlement in […]

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Crown Resorts must tell class action what board knew about money laundering
Class Actions 2022-05-12 4:44 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing a shareholder class action against Crown Resorts has ordered the casino giant to give details of board members’ knowledge about two bank […]

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Crown’s $125M class action settlement wins court approval but no CFO for funder
Class Actions 2022-04-29 1:12 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has signed off on a $125 million settlement to resolve a shareholder class action against Crown Resorts over disclosures relating to its Chinese […]

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US shareholders ask court to reject $31M payout for Crown class action funder
Class Actions 2022-04-28 9:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

US institutional shareholders who joined a class action against Crown Resorts that settled on the eve of trial for $125 million are urging the Federal […]

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Settlement reached in class action against trustee of collapsed IPO Wealth
Financial Services 2022-04-07 6:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

The trustee of Mayfair Group’s collapsed IPO Wealth Fund has reached an in-principle settlement in a class action alleging it misled investors, who lost $86 […]

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Judge to lawyers: I hate to break it to you, but I don’t want your emails
Courts 2022-03-15 2:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge overseeing a joint class action against Freedom Foods and Deloitte wants to break a bad habit among litigators of attaching to affidavits reams […]

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Careers Australia liquidator can pursue overseas directors on evidence of insolvent trading
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-03-04 5:29 pm By Sam Matthews

The liquidator of collapsed vocational education provider Careers Australia can serve its lawsuit on two of the company’s former directors now living overseas, after a […]

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High Court to hear BHP challenge to foreign investors in class action
High Court 2022-02-18 10:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

BHP Group has been granted special leave from the High Court to appeal a ruling that rejected its bid to exclude foreign investors from a […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2021
Class Actions 2022-01-10 7:52 am By Bianca Hrovat

Class action settlement totals skyrocketed to over $900 million last year, and one law firm negotiated the lion’s share, with $672 million in settlements under […]

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