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Commonwealth Bank, Westpac’s BT face potential class actions over insurance ‘rort’
Class Actions July 31, 2020 4:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

Shine Lawyers is investigating two new class actions against Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Westpac’s BT Funds Management over allegedly excessive insurance premiums, a week […]

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AMP hit with class action by financial planners
Financial Services July 29, 2020 12:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP has been hit with a cliass action by a group of financial planners over changes to its buyer of last resort policy last year, […]

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AMP boss blames class actions for increasing cost of financial advice
Class Actions June 30, 2020 11:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP’s chief executive Francesco De Ferrari has gone on the offensive against class actions in Australia, saying litigation funders were driving up the cost of […]

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‘An immediate conflict of interest’: Appeals court tosses opt out notices in AMP class action
Appeals June 4, 2020 3:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has vacated orders sending opt out and registration notices to shareholders in a class action against AMP after a successful challenge by […]

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‘Threat of a heavy sanction’: Shareholder slams opt-out notice in AMP class action
Appeals May 25, 2020 8:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

A proposed notice to eligible group members in Maurice Blackburn’s class action against AMP over its fees for no services scandal threatened to bar unregistered […]

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Former AMP general counsel says document claim ‘tantamount to extortion’
Employment April 8, 2020 1:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former general counsel who claims she was sacked from AMP after raising concerns about its fees for no services conduct has struck back at […]

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Class action says AMP wielding ‘threat’ of strike out application
Class Actions April 24, 2020 3:15 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Repeated suggestions of a planned strike out application are being used as a “threat” by four AMP subsidiaries and two trustees in a consolidated class […]

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Court won’t freeze AMP class action amid High Court appeal
Appeals May 8, 2020 5:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has declined to put a Maurice Blackburn-led class action against AMP on hold while the High Court decides whether to overturn a ruling […]

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Ex-AMP lawyer ‘disparaged’ GC to Big Six partner, court told¬†
Employment April 30, 2020 2:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

The identity of a Big Six partner to whom a former AMP lawyer allegedly criticised her superior has been revealed in court during a heated […]

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Shareholder appeals judge’s refusal to freeze AMP class action
Class Actions May 11, 2020 6:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

A NSW Supreme Court decision refusing to put a Maurice Blackburn-led shareholder class action against AMP on ice pending a High Court challenge has been […]

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