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AWU fined $150,000 for inflating membership numbers
Employment 2020-08-12 3:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has slugged the Australia Workers’ Union with a $148,100 fine for artificially boosting member numbers in what he said was a “serious departure” […]

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Fonterra may bring counter-claims in class action over milk prices
Class Actions 2020-08-07 5:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fonterra could bring counter-claims against dairy farmers that brought a class action alleging they were unpaid when the company slashed milk prices in 2016, a […]

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Landmark shareholder class action against Myer dismissed
Class Actions 2020-05-06 1:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A closely watched shareholder class action against Myer over an inflated profit forecast from former CEO Bernie Brookes has been dropped, after a court found […]

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Myer shareholders get second chance to prove loss in class action
Class Actions 2020-02-03 1:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

After failing to persuade the court at trial, shareholders in a class action against Myer have another chance to prove they suffered financial loss after […]

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After landmark Myer ruling, settlements in shareholder class actions to stay the norm
Analysis 2019-10-25 8:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

A groundbreaking class action ruling by the Federal Court on Thursday that found Myer misled shareholders and accepted the applicant’s market-based causation theory is the […]

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Judge rules Myer misled shareholders, backs market-based causation
Class Actions 2019-10-24 2:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has ruled that department store Myer engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct and breached its continuous disclosure obligations when it failed to correct […]

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