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Arrium ‘bled cash’ from banks prior to $2.8B collapse, court told
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-03-01 3:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

Directors of steel producer Arrium continued to borrow money from “vulnerable” lenders in the months prior to the company’s $2.8 billion collapse and “bled cash” […]

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$440M settlement reached in Queensland floods class action
Class Actions 2021-02-26 1:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The State of Queensland and subcontractor Sunwater have agreed to pay $440 million to settle part of a class action over the 2011 floods in […]

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Herbert Smith Freehills advice to Horizon Oil protected by privilege, judge rules
Defamation 2021-02-24 4:58 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Horizon Oil has won its bid to shield Herbert Smith Freehills documents advising the company did not breach foreign bribery laws from being revealed in […]

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Liquidators say Arrium directors should have known about ‘liquidity crisis’ sooner
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-02-15 3:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

The directors of steel giant Arrium, which collapsed owing $4 billion in debts, should have known earlier that the company was in a “liquidity crisis” […]

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Judge ‘tempted’ to allow Arrium liquidator to give expert evidence at trial
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-02-11 3:29 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has indicated that he will allow Arrium Group’s liquidator to give expert evidence at an upcoming trial in proceedings against the steel giant’s […]

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Judge won’t allow new claims against Herbert Smith Freehills over Arrium Group collapse
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-02-03 4:11 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has refused a bid to bring claims against law firm Herbert Smith Freehills in one of three lawsuits that will soon head to […]

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MySuper lawsuit gets one more chance before NAB pulls trigger on dismissal
Financial Services 2021-02-03 12:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two NAB units have indicated they will seek to dismiss a lawsuit over alleged MySuper mismanagement which the court recently ruled was not validly commenced […]

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Class action against NAB over MySuper not validly commenced, court finds
Class Actions 2020-12-21 12:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action filed by Maurice Blackburn against NAB units MLC and NULIS was invalidly commenced thanks to a carve out in the Supreme Court […]

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Combustible cladding class action firm wants to add new owners group member rep
Class Actions 2020-12-16 9:22 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The law firm behind a class action against German manufacturer 3A Composites over allegedly combustible cladding is seeking to add a new representative group member […]

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All judge wants for Christmas is IOOF class action evidence
Class Actions 2020-12-16 4:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge taking over a shareholder class action against IOOF Holdings from a recent High Court appointment has lamented the lack of progress […]

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