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Solicitors ordered to look for missing phone of deceased class action lawyer
Class Actions 2020-03-03 10:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has directed solicitors for deceased lawyer and funder Mark Elliott to search for his missing mobile phone, which is wanted for potential evidence […]

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Judge proposes joint sitting as talks to deal with competing Monsanto class actions break down
Personal injury 2020-02-20 5:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judges overseeing two competing class actions against Monsanto in the Federal and Victorian Supreme Courts may hold a joint sitting as the multiplicity fight […]

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Law firms behind Monsanto competing class actions can’t seem to get along
Class Actions 2020-02-13 2:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

The law firms running two competing product liability class actions against chemical giant Monsanto over its allegedly cancer-causing weed killer have been unable to reach […]

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Class action alleges 7-Eleven made franchisees use Metcash-owned vendor
Class Actions 2020-02-04 6:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A class action brought against 7-Eleven claims the convenience store chain ordered franchisees to purchase goods from supplier C-Store so that 7-Eleven could meet its […]

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Fight to lead Monsanto class action could be on the cards
Product Liability 2019-12-19 2:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

A beauty contest to lead a class action against Monsanto over its allegedly cancer-causing weedkiller Roundup could be on foot, with the US chemical giant […]

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Ex-Murray Goulburn execs say judge should not disqualify them again
Securities 2019-11-13 11:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

The former chief financial officer of Murray Goulburn has asked a judge to relieve him from any disqualification order sought by the corporate watchdog in […]

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Ex-Tennis Australia director can’t enforce ‘catch-all’ subpoenas for board member emails
ASIC 2019-10-18 11:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

Ex-Tennis Australia director and current Dentons partner Steve Healy, who is facing action by the corporate regulator over the broadcast rights to the Australian Open, […]

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After ASIC raises ire, judge sets down new rules for regulators in his court
ASIC 2019-10-04 10:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

ASIC and other government regulators bringing enforcement action in the docket of one Federal Court judge must abide by a strict new protocol to prevent […]

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ASIC’s belated case against ex-Murray Goulburn execs survives, but judge says never again
ASIC 2019-10-04 10:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has refused a bid by two former Murray Goulburn executives to throw out a disqualification case brought by the Australian Securities and Investments […]

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‘Serious questions’ raised over conduct of lawyers, funder behind Banksia class action, judge says
Class Actions 2019-09-26 2:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge overseeing a settled class action against failed Banksia Securities has rejected an application to limit a contradictor’s investigation of alleged professional misconduct on […]

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