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Insurance policies stalling Quintis class action settlement were ‘cobbled together’, court hears
Insurance 2020-08-11 6:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Insurance policies that may be worth up to $46 million and have derailed settlement approval in two class actions against sandalwood producer Quintis were “cobbled […]

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Court tosses appeal over botched $1.4B Babcock & Brown acquisition
Corporate 2020-06-29 9:27 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A private investment fund has failed again in its bid for damages from collapsed global advisory firm Babcock & Brown over a botched $1.4B acquisition […]

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Court urges investigation into SMSF advisor’s ‘calculated deception’
Financial Services 2020-05-12 2:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge will ask the NSW Attorney General to launch a criminal or regulatory investigation into a Hunter Valley-based financial advisor whose alleged fraudulent conduct […]

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Dick Smith cases to be heard together, after insurance class action plaintiffs drop discontinuance bid
Class Actions 2019-10-15 11:20 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has ordered all proceedings against Dick Smith to be heard concurrently during a marathon three month trial, after the plaintiffs in a shareholder […]

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Dick Smith insurer class action plaintiffs want their own hearing
Class Actions 2019-10-04 7:37 pm By Amelia Birnie

The plaintiffs in an investor class action filed against Dick Smith’s insurers want a separate hearing from four other representative and company proceedings against the […]

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‘Dangerous proposition’: Judge refuses early liability determination in Dick Smith insurer class action
Class Actions 2019-08-12 1:34 pm By Amelia Birnie

The plaintiffs in an investor class action brought against the insurers of Dick Smith have lost an early bid to determine the viability of their […]

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$6M Bank of Queensland class action settlement one claim under insurance policy, appeals court says
Insurance 2019-08-06 9:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has found insurers AIG Australia and Catlin Australia have to cover part of a $6 million settlement agreed to by Bank of […]

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Ex-Babcock & Brown execs dodge case over botched $1.4B acquisition
Corporate 2019-05-14 10:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

A court has dismissed a long-running case against defunct Babcock & Brown executives by a private investment fund over a botched $1.4B acquisition of the […]

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$6M class action settlement is one claim under insurance policy, Bank of Queensland says
Class Actions 2019-05-14 8:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Bank of Queensland has criticised a judgment which found the bank’s insurance policy left it on the hook for a $6 million settlement of […]

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Bank of Queensland loses fight with insurer over $6M class action settlement
Insurance 2018-11-07 10:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bank of Queensland has lost a dispute with two insurers over coverage for a $6 million settlement of a class action brought by investors in […]

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