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CBA class action judge may weigh impact of two failed shareholder cases
Securities 2024-01-22 11:10 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Awaiting judgment in Federal Court class actions by shareholders over its money laundering risk disclosures, the Commonwealth Bank will ask the court to reopen the […]

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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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Union test cases ‘don’t make much sense in 2023′, says judge in Qantas spat
Employment 2023-12-05 11:54 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has admonished the Transport Workers Union for relying on test cases to decide compensation for 1,700 ground crew who were sacked during the […]

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End of the road for Arrium lenders’ case against directors
Financial Services 2023-11-20 11:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has denied a bid for special leave by the Commonwealth Bank and other lenders to challenge a ruling that found two Arrium […]

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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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Judge in Qantas case questions why unions don’t file class actions
Employment 2023-09-20 1:31 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has asked why the union representing Qantas workers did not bring a class action on behalf of 1,700 ground crew who were sacked […]

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High Court to rule on reach of workplace law in high-stakes Qantas case
Appeals 2023-09-12 11:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court will deliver judgment Wednesday in an appeal by Qantas over its decision to sack its ground crew at the height of COVID-19, […]

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High Court greenlights NZ apartment block class action against Irish insurer
High Court 2023-08-08 11:36 pm By Sam Matthews

The High Court has dismissed a constitutional appeal by Irish insurer Zurich, clearing the way for a class action over an allegedly defective New Zealand […]

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ATO prevails against Binetter company as new evidence reveals ‘extraordinary deceit’
Tax 2023-06-09 11:26 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Taxation Office has won a long-running case over an international tax evasion scheme by a company linked to the Binetter family after uncovering […]

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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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