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Law firms await beauty tips as High Court set to rule on competing class actions
High Court 2021-03-03 10:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has set a date for handing down its keenly anticipated judgment in a case that challenged the winner of a beauty contest […]

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High Court soon to decide issue of competing class actions
Expert Insights 2021-02-04 8:48 pm By Editor

In Wigmans v AMP the High Court will shortly deliver judgment on the vexed issue of class actions that compete to represent substantially the same […]

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AMP ‘ruining a lot of people’s Christmases’ in $35.5M poaching dispute, court told
Financial Services 2020-12-22 4:12 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has blasted AMP for dragging a fight over documents to court this close to Christmas, after software company DST Bluedoor revealed it is […]

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Law firms agree to consolidate AMP insurance class actions
Class Actions 2020-12-22 1:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two law firms that have filed competing class action against AMP over allegedly excessive insurance premiums have changed tack and agreed to consolidate the proceedings. […]

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AMP settles contentious $2.7M legal battle with former GC
Employment 2020-10-07 3:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

AMP has settled legal proceedings brought by a former general counsel who claims she was sacked from the wealth management firm after raising concerns about […]

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AMP to tell advisers exiting BOLR program about class action
Class Actions 2020-12-04 12:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The parties in a class action against AMP over changes to its buyer of last resort policy have agreed to a communications protocol making settlement […]

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Class action beauty parade takes centre stage at High Court
Class Actions 2020-11-09 10:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

The eyes of class action lawyers will be on the High Court Tuesday as it hears arguments over a judge’s power to choose a single […]

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Law firms behind competing AMP class actions fight consolidation
Class Actions 2020-10-27 4:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A showdown over two competing class actions against AMP is set down for December, and the applicants will have to persuade the judge overseeing the […]

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AMP hits back at class action, says buy-out policy changes needed to avoid ‘BOLR run’
AMP 2020-10-12 2:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Changes to AMP’s buyer of last resort policy that reduced the multiple by which the wealth management firm would purchase advisers’ client registers was necessary […]

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Ex-AMP lawyer looks to strike out claim she ‘disparaged’ board
Employment 2020-09-21 5:25 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A former general counsel of AMP who claims she was sacked from the wralth management firm after raising concerns about its fees for no services […]

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