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Court finds Viterra engaged in deceit during $420M Joe White sale
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-01-28 10:58 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Food giant Cargill Australia has won its lawsuit against Glencore-owned Viterra alleging it misrepresented the performance capabilities of malt producer Joe White when it sold […]

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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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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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Lawyers in Crown Resorts class action fully vaxxed and ready for in-person trial
Class Actions 2021-10-11 10:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

A six-week trial in a shareholder class action against Crown Resorts set to begin at the end of October will start off virtually and shift […]

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IOOF unit loses bid to strike out ASIC’s cybersecurity case
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2021-10-07 1:26 pm By Cindy Cameronne

IOOF unit RI Advice has lost its bid to strike out ASIC’s novel case claiming it failed to protect its clients against cybersecurity risks, but […]

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Judge won’t let two class actions against Freedom Foods, Deloitte run in parallel
Class Actions 2021-09-22 1:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has rejected an application by the plaintiffs in two class actions against Freedom Foods and Deloitte to run their cases side-by-side, but said […]

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MIS regime poses ‘real risk’ to consolidating Freedom Foods class actions, court told
Class Actions 2021-09-17 10:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

Recent changes to the law requiring funded class actions to be registered as managed investment schemes have complicated the question of how best to resolve […]

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