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KPMG hits back at lawsuit brought by ‘belittled’ employee
Employment 2022-01-11 5:52 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Accounting giant KPMG is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by a former long-serving employee over “unnecessarily aggressive, belittling and disproportionate” emails allegedly attacking […]

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Arrium class action seeks unredacted KPMG audit file
Class Actions 2021-12-14 6:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

Shareholders in a class action against failed steel giant Arrium and KPMG are seeking an unredacted version of an audit file by KPMG to probe […]

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KPMG principal director was told to adjust to partner’s ‘aggressive, belittling’ conduct, suit says
Employment 2021-12-02 7:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

KPMG has been hit with a lawsuit by a principal director who claims he was told to “change and adjust” to “belittling and disproportionate attacks” […]

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Arrium class action plaintiffs can’t delay hearing on group costs order
Class Actions 2021-10-22 3:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Victorian Supreme Court will push ahead with a hearing for a group costs order in a class action by Arrium shareholders despite requests by […]

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Day of reckoning arrives for Banksia class action lawyers
Feature 2021-10-08 10:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

It has been described as the darkest chapter in Victoria’s legal history, an exemplar of all that is terrible with class actions in Australia. A […]

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With High Court leave, Arrium class action plaintiffs may get second chance to grill ex-director
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-02-11 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two shareholders of failed Arrium Group have secured leave from the High Court to challenge a ruling that nixed their planned examination of a former […]

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KPMG lures NewLaw ace for digitisation push
Business of Law 2021-01-18 10:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

KPMG Law has snagged a former PricewaterhouseCoopers partner and NewLaw expert to lead its recently formed legal operations transformation services team, which the firm says […]

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‘I’ve never seen such nonsense in an affidavit’: Judge flays lawyers in S&P class action
Class Actions 2020-11-27 1:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has lashed out at the legal team behind a class action against S&P over allegedly misleading credit ratings for filing hearsay evidence in […]

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Deloitte defends partner who took audit files at centre of class action
Class Actions 2019-12-09 11:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

Deloitte chairman Tom Imbresi has defended a move by a firm partner to make off with the audit file of collapsed construction company Hastie after […]

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Judge joins twin actions against Forge directors and auditors
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-09-05 12:09 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has consolidated two concurrent cases against the former directors and auditors of collapsed construction company Forge Group, after warning the overlapping actions needed […]

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