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Solicitors’ CFO question in Blue Sky class action sent to Full Court
Class Actions 2023-11-29 11:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

Weeks after giving the thumbs up to common fund orders at settlement, the Full Federal Court has been asked to decide whether judges have power […]

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End of the road for Arrium lenders’ case against directors
Financial Services 2023-11-20 11:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has denied a bid for special leave by the Commonwealth Bank and other lenders to challenge a ruling that found two Arrium […]

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‘You’ve got to learn to take yes for an answer’: Judge not inclined to seek Full Court’s view on solicitors CFO
Class Actions 2023-11-15 11:20 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing a class action against collapsed investment manager Blue Sky has said he would not be inclined to seek clarity from the Full […]

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Competing Qantas class action on the cards, court urges firms to avoid fight
Competition & Consumer Protection 2023-10-12 10:59 am By Cindy Cameronne

A second law firm is likely to throw its hat in the ring to run a competing class action against Qantas over flight cancellations in […]

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Blue Sky director points finger at EY in shareholder class action
Class Actions 2023-08-15 10:55 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A Blue Sky director has pointed the finger at auditor Ernst & Young in a class action alleging the collapsed investment firm misled shareholders by […]

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Facing ‘staggeringly large’ security costs, class action queries separate lawyers for Blue Sky execs
Class Actions 2023-06-21 11:07 pm By Sam Matthews

The applicant in a class action against Blue Sky Alternative Investments and auditor EY has raised an “often overlooked” principle to challenge the separate legal […]

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Court to hear bid to join insurers to class action against Blue Sky, EY
Class Actions 2023-03-24 10:27 pm By Sam Matthews

The insurers of Blue Sky Alternative Investments are fighting a bid to be joined to a consolidated investor class action against the company and its […]

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Class action judge concerned about Colonial ‘siphoning’ $655M to CBA
Class Actions 2023-03-17 2:39 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing a class action against Colonial First State Investments has raised concerns about a $655 million dividend to CBA, questioning whether group members’ […]

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Settlement in Gunns class action against KPMG, directors wins court OK
Class Actions 2023-03-15 4:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has approved a confidential settlement in a class action against KPMG and nine former Gunns Plantations directors over the failure of six managed […]

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Gunns class action settles with KPMG, former directors
Class Actions 2023-03-02 10:57 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A class action against KPMG and nine former Gunns Plantations directors over the failure of six managed investment schemes for eucalyptus wood in Tasmania has […]

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