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Law firm set to profit ‘handsomely’ from GCO in Crown class action, should pay up, court told
Class Actions 2023-11-16 10:03 pm By Sam Matthews

Crown Resorts is seeking $10 million in security for costs from the law firm running a shareholder class action accusing it of lax anti-money laundering […]

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Trial judge in Brambles class action questions long-term financial forecasts
Trials 2022-08-10 11:50 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge overseeing the trial in a shareholder class action against chain logistics company Brambles has questioned the company’s use of long-term financial forecasts. On […]

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Citing ‘leisurewear effect’, judge says Brambles class action witness should testify in person
Class Actions 2022-08-03 1:52 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has rejected a bid by chain logistics company Brambles to allow two of its US-based witnesses to appear remotely at an upcoming trial […]

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Albanese government welcomes class action funder’s defeat of MIS regulation
Class Actions 2022-06-17 10:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

The federal government said Friday it would consider the implications of an appeals court’s finding that the managed investment scheme structure was unsuited to class […]

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Full Court finds class actions are not managed investment schemes
Class Actions 2022-06-16 10:43 am By Cindy Cameronne

In a significant victory for litigation funders, the Full Federal Court has found that funded class actions are not managed investment schemes subject to regulatory […]

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MIS regime ‘just cannot work’ for class action funding arrangements, court told
Class Actions 2022-05-25 10:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

A litigation funder challenging a decision underpinning recently enacted rules that require class actions to be registered as managed investment schemes told an appeals court […]

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