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Funder sells stake in Commonwealth Bank class action for $7.5M
Class Actions 2022-06-30 4:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A litigation funder has reaped $7.5 million from the sale of a 20 per cent stake in a shareholder class action against the Commonwealth Bank […]

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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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Knives come out in Nuix class action beauty parade
Class Actions 2022-06-16 10:21 pm By Sam Matthews

A victor remains to be crowned following a heated beauty parade between competing class actions against tech company Nuix, with two law firms facing criticism […]

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Quintis investors to get $4.7M in class action settlement, court told
Class Actions 2022-06-14 2:51 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Two years after an insurance dispute scuttled a proposed settlement, group members in two class actions against sandalwood producer Quintis are set to receive $4.7 […]

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Sims settles shareholder class action for $29.5M
Class Actions 2022-06-10 9:43 am By Christine Caulfield

Recycling company Sims Limited will pay $29.5 million to settle a shareholder class action alleging earnings guidance for FY16 failed to account for the likely […]

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Judge allows report denying PFAS link with immunosuppression in contamination class action
Class Actions 2022-06-10 7:02 pm By Sam Matthews

A class action alleging the federal government contaminated Indigenous land with toxic firefighting foam has lost a challenge to a report by a scientist who […]

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Funder sells interest in combustible cladding class actions for $20M
Class Actions 2022-05-30 9:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder backing two combustible cladding class actions has sold a third of its investment in the cases to a player in the nascent […]

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EY settles class action claims over Slater & Gordon audits
Class Actions 2022-05-26 10:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ernst & Young has settled all claims against it in a shareholder class action alleging the Big Four accounting firm and Pitcher Partners signed off […]

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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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