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NAB wins $43M judgment against ex-Dick Smith director but receivers walk away empty handed
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-06-15 4:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has awarded $43 million to National Australia Bank in its lawsuit against former directors of failed retailer Dick Smith, but threw out claims […]

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Judge slams Monsanto’s ‘highly unsatisfactory’ behaviour in Roundup class action
Class Actions 2021-05-10 4:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has criticised agricultural giant Monsanto for its “highly unsatisfactory” conduct in ignoring court orders in a class action over its allegedly cancer-causing Roundup […]

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‘Troubled’ by costs in Monsanto class action, judge wants initial trial on Roundup cancer risk
Class Actions 2021-03-23 2:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a class action against Bayer-owned Monsanto has suggested a hearing by the end of the year on the cancer risks of the […]

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Monsanto class action judge won’t rule on expert evidence in novel hearing
Class Actions 2021-03-11 10:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge overseeing a class action against Bayer-owned Monsanto over its allegedly carcinogenic weedkiller, Roundup, has declined to rule on the admissibility of expert evidence […]

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Judge blocks lawyers’ access to docs in stayed Monsanto class action
Product Liability 2020-12-22 4:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Lawyers for the lead applicant in a stayed class action against Bayer-owned Monsanto over its weedkiller Roundup cannot access discovered documents in a separate class […]

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Security for costs not a matter of merits, CBA class action judge says
Class Actions 2021-01-08 9:53 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A fight over whether a class action applicant must fork over security for costs is not a matter of the strength of the case, says […]

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Former solicitor general to act as contradictor in GetSwift recusal appeal
Alan Shearer 2020-11-25 4:42 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Former solicitor general Justin Gleeson SC has been appointed contradictor in GetSwift’s battle to have the judge overseeing a shareholder class action disqualify himself from […]

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GetSwift won’t give up bid for judge’s disqualification in class action
Class Actions 2020-09-28 12:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

GetSwift is keeping up its fight to have the judge overseeing a shareholder class action disqualify himself from the proceedings after overseeing the trial in […]

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GetSwift judge won’t disqualify himself from class action
Class Actions 2020-09-09 6:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a class action against GetSwift has refused to disqualify himself from the proceedings, rejecting claims that he could not be seen to […]

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Trial judge urges common sense in ASIC case against GetSwift
Securities 2020-06-22 4:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has dismissed a defensive bid by ASIC to amend its case against GetSwift mid-trial, instead calling on “common sense” to be injected into […]

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