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High Court overturns class action waiver finding in Ruby Princess case
Class Actions 2023-12-06 10:50 am By Cindy Cameronne

The High Court has overturned a ruling that barred foreign passengers from a class action over the ill-fated Ruby Princess cruise in 2020, finding a […]

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Dick Smith CFO stuck with $57M judgment after High Court revokes special leave
Appeals 2023-12-06 4:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former Dick Smith CFO Michael Potts is on the hook for paying $57 million in damages to National Australia Bank after the High Court on […]

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High Court says real estate agency not liable for developer’s source code theft
Intellectual Property 2023-12-06 4:10 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The High Court has found Victorian real estate agency Biggin & Scott did not authorise through “indifference” the theft of Campaigntrack’s source code by a […]

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Full Court finally sets date for 7-Eleven class action funder’s CFO fight
Class Actions 2023-12-05 11:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

The date has been set for a hearing in the second case to test the argument that judges lack power to make a common fund […]

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Seven must produce emails exchanged with Ben Roberts-Smith’s lawyers
Defamation 2023-11-30 1:33 pm By Cindy Cameronne

An appeals court has refused to set aside subpoenas forcing Seven to produce some of the 8,600 emails it exchanged with Ben Roberts-Smith’s solicitors concerning […]

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Insurers appeal ruling putting them on hook for Opal Tower class action costs
Appeals 2023-11-29 11:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Court will weigh in on whether Opal Tower engineer WSP was excluded from builder Icon’s policy coverage for subcontractors and should cover it […]

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BHP class action fights ruling limiting group size
Appeals 2023-11-28 1:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A class action against BHP over the collapse of a Brazilian dam has appealed a judgment that found shareholders who did not purchase their stock […]

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Sandoz tries again to invalidate Xarelto patents
Intellectual Property 2023-11-23 11:31 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Novartis unit Sandoz AG has filed an appeal after it was was barred from selling a generic version of top-selling blood clot drug Xarelto and […]

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KPMG asks High Court again to hear class action transfer fight
Class Actions 2023-11-22 11:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accounting firm KPMG has asked the High Court for a second time to weigh in on the relevance of a contingency fee order made in […]

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High Court asked to take up judicial immunity appeal
Appeals 2023-11-22 4:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The state of Queensland has urged the High Court to step in after a Federal Circuit and Family Court judge was held personally liable for […]

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