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Dick Smith CFO stuck with $57M judgment after High Court revokes special leave
Appeals 2023-12-06 4:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former Dick Smith CFO Michael Potts is on the hook for paying $57 million in damages to National Australia Bank after the High Court on […]

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Nuix failed to disclose disappointing results after $1.8B float, court told
Trials 2023-11-20 9:25 pm By Sam Matthews

Nuix had information in January 2021 which undermined the growth story presented to the market in the prospectus for its IPO, a court has heard […]

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Top Dick Smith execs drop High Court appeal against receivers
Restructuring & Insolvency 2023-10-10 11:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two former Dick Smith executives have settled with the receivers of the defunct electronics retailer, dropping a High Court appeal over an $11.8 million ruling. […]

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Arrium lenders file High Court challenge over directors’ loan drawdowns
Restructuring & Insolvency 2023-07-25 3:58 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Commonwealth Bank and other lenders of Arrium have filed for special leave to appeal to the High Court after losing their latest bid to make […]

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Uber class actions win orders barring unregistered group members from settlement
Class Actions 2023-07-24 5:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Uber and the applicants in class actions against the car service will head into mediation later this year, and only group members who sign up […]

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Misconduct exception doesn’t apply in Uber class action privilege fight
Class Actions 2023-06-30 11:52 am By Sam Matthews

In the latest skirmish over documents in two class actions, Uber has mostly won a bid to shield almost 150 documents on the grounds of […]

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With no funder, Colonial class action members better off by up to $12M, court finds
Class Actions 2023-05-16 4:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Customers of wealth manager Colonial First State were $10 million to $12 million better off without a  litigation funder in a class action over the […]

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Lenders of collapsed Arrium lose appeal over directors’ loan drawdowns
Financial Services 2023-05-10 12:23 pm By Sam Matthews

Commonwealth Bank and other lenders of failed steel giant Arrium have lost a second attempt to put two of the company’s directors on the hook […]

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High Court grants special leave to Dick Smith execs
High Court 2023-04-21 11:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has agreed to hear the appeals of two former Dick Smith exes following judgments that awarded a total of $55 million in […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2022
Top 10 Class Action Settlements 2023-01-06 3:23 pm By Sam Matthews

Class action settlement sums reached new highs last year, with the ten largest agreements totalling almost $1 billion, almost half of which was secured by […]

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