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Lawyers, funder want 35% cut of $125M Crown class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-11-24 1:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lawyers and funder behind a shareholder class action against Crown Resorts will be asking the court to approve fees and commission worth 35 per […]

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Judge questions why fees, commission missing from Crown settlement notice
Class Actions 2021-11-23 12:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has directed that the legal fees and funding commission sought to be deducted from a $125 million class action settlement with Crown Resorts […]

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Crown pays $125M to settle class action over Chinese gambling disclosures
Class Actions 2021-10-29 9:30 am By Christine Caulfield

Crown Resorts has reached a $125 million settlement in a shareholder class action, avoiding a six-week trial scheduled to begin on Monday. The settlement resolves […]

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Class action silks thank court for OKing in-person trial that didn’t happen
Courts 2021-10-29 7:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

A settlement in the class action against Crown Resorts put paid to an in-person trial before it began, but gathering in court on Friday to […]

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Colonial First State ordered to pay $20M for misleading 13,000 MySuper members
Financial Services 2021-10-19 2:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has slugged wealth management firm Colonial First State Investments with a $20 million penalty for misleading almost 13,000 superannuation members about their […]

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Brambles class action ‘sidesteps’ challenge to landmark class closure ruling, judge says
Class Actions 2021-08-05 9:21 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has said the applicant in a class action against Brambles has “side-stepped” a challenge to a landmark class closure ruling that found there […]

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BHP asks High Court to weigh in on inclusion of foreign investors in class action
Appeals 2021-07-05 11:56 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Global resources giant BHP Group is seeking special leave from the High Court to appeal a ruling that rejected its bid to exclude foreign investors […]

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‘I don’t think it’s right’: Federal Court judge not a fan of landmark class closure ruling
Class Actions 2021-06-04 4:00 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A Federal Court judge has made his feelings known about a ruling by the NSW Supreme Court last year that found judges have no power […]

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BHP loses ‘highly problematic’ bid to exclude foreign investors from class action
Appeals 2021-06-03 10:10 am By Cindy Cameronne

Global resources giant BHP Group has lost an appeal in its fight to exclude foreign investors from a shareholder class action over the 2015 Fundao […]

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BHP tells Full Court class action regime only for Australian residents
Class Actions 2021-05-21 11:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

Global resources giant BHP Group has asked the Full Court to rule foreign investors should be excluded from a shareholder class action over the 2015 […]

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