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Class action firm’s bid to delay fight over security ‘doctrinally unprecedented’, Beach Energy says
Class Actions 2024-02-21 9:35 pm By Sam Matthews

Beach Energy is fighting a bid to adjourn a fight about security for costs in a shareholder class action until the firm that’s running it […]

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Worley shareholder class action takes another trip to appeals court
Class Actions 2024-02-07 11:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

It’s a case of déjà vu in a class action against engineering services company Worley, with shareholders heading back to the appeals court after losing […]

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Mercedes-Benz dealers appeal loss in $650M suit over model switch
Appeals 2024-02-01 9:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Mercedes-Benz dealers have appealed a judgment that found their $650 million lawsuit against the luxury car maker over its decision to move to a fixed-price […]

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As Roundup trial wraps up, Monsanto says class action has ‘finger on scales’
Trials 2024-01-30 5:48 pm By Sam Matthews

Defending allegations that its popular weed killer Roundup is carcinogenic, agrochemical giant Monsanto has accused the class action of having its “finger on the scales” […]

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‘No safe level of exposure’ to Roundup, class action tells court
Class Actions 2024-01-29 4:46 pm By Sam Matthews

A class action against agrochemical giant Monsanto has told the court that there is “no safe level of exposure” to carcinogens allegedly present in the […]

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RMIT Village developer loses appeal in case clarifying Victoria’s domestic building law
Construction 2024-01-15 2:26 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Developer Centurion Australia Investments has lost an appeal in a dispute with builder APM Group in which it argued that its RMIT Village student accommodation […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2023
Top 10 Class Action Settlements 2024-01-05 4:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Companies and government entities paid out less to settle class actions in 2023 than in the previous two years, with no mega settlements hitting their […]

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Noumi can’t shield lawyer’s evidence in privilege claim over Ashurst, PwC docs
Class Actions 2023-12-20 11:19 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Noumi has largely lost its bid to shield from a class action parts of its inhouse counsel’s evidence supporting a privilege claim over 3,000 documents […]

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In class action re-do, Worley shareholders establish breach but fail to prove loss
Class Actions 2023-12-19 9:44 am By Christine Caulfield

Worley contravened the Corporations Act a decade ago when it failed to correct 2014 earnings guidance for several months, but shareholders in a long-running class […]

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Rival law firms will cooperate on Qantas class action after judge says both ‘at fault’
Class Actions 2023-12-18 11:54 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Two law firms running competing class actions against Qantas over flight cancellations during the COVID-19 pandemic have agreed to cooperate after a judge took them […]

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