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Judge scolds Linchpin liquidators for ‘unsatisfactory’ conduct in class action
Class Actions 2021-08-20 4:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has criticised the liquidators of collapsed financial group Linchpin Capital after they failed to inform the court whether they intended to defend class […]

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Former Citigroup boss escapes ANZ cartel case as prosecutors slash charges
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-08-17 11:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

Prosecutors have withdrawn two-thirds of the charges in a criminal cartel case over a $2.5 billion ANZ share placement and have dropped their case against […]

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Linchpin liquidators get final chance to defend class action
Class Actions 2021-07-23 2:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has given the liquidators of Linchpin Capital a final chance to defend a shareholder class action before judgment is made against the collapsed […]

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Banks can’t suppress judgment on defective indictment in ANZ cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-07-12 1:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

Investment banks accused in the criminal cartel case over a $2.5 billion ANZ share placement will not lose their right to a fair trial with […]

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CDPP sent back to the drawing board to address ‘defects’ in ANZ cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-07-07 6:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has ordered the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions to file a replacement indictment to address defects in the document at the centre of […]

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Quintis class actions reload as insurance brawl delays settlement approval
Class Actions 2021-07-05 4:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two shareholder class actions against sandalwood producer Quintis that reached an in principle settlement over a year ago are moving forward following a protracted dispute […]

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Banks can access JP Morgan’s ‘first accounts’ in ANZ cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-05-14 11:56 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Several banks and executives facing criminal cartel charges over a $2.5 billion ANZ share placement have won access to interview notes taken by whistleblower JP […]

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Quintis class action settlement to drag on with insurers’ appeal
Appeals 2021-05-10 5:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two insurers have appealed a ruling that could provide a further $11.25 million to group members in a class action against sandalwood producer Quintis, further […]

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Judge ‘bereft’ of power to vary $138M IAG settlement to allow late opt outs
Insurance 2021-04-23 5:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

A $138 million class action settlement with IAG over alleged junk insurance will go ahead after a judge found he was “bereft” of power to […]

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ACCC to fight production of JPMorgan witness statements in ANZ cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-04-22 5:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge who vowed last year to move a criminal cartel case over a $2.5 billion ANZ share placement to trial “before we all retire” […]

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