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Will the Heydon scandal finally produce judicial appointments reform?
Expert Insights 2020-07-02 3:17 pm By Editor

The shocking revelations about the complaints of sexual harassment of young female associates working for Justice Dyson Heydon in his years on the High Court […]

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The future of consumer class actions in the wake of Brewster
Expert Insights 2020-06-24 10:14 pm By

In December last year, the High Court handed down its landmark decision in Brewster holding that neither the Federal Court or NSW Supreme Court have […]

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High standards: Challenging a DOCA that compromises a litigation claim
Expert Insights 2020-06-16 6:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Full Court of the Federal Court has affirmed the high standard to be met by any challenge to a Deed of Company Arrangement, where […]

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Tipping point: Considering the impacts of litigation funding in Australia
Expert Insights 2020-07-21 11:46 am By

There is a role for litigation funding in Australia – provided it doesn’t tamper with the scales of justice. The question is whether Australia’s funding, […]

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Corporate wrongdoing is the real reason D&O premiums in Australia are rising
Expert Insights 2020-07-03 4:25 pm By

Part of the sustained attack currently being waged against litigation funders in Australia relates to the impact of funded class actions on the cost of […]

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Competition and consumer law amid the pandemic: Your guide to avoiding viral confusion
Expert Insights 2020-03-30 10:40 pm By Editor

Depending on your industry, you may have already been impacted by the effects of COVID-19, for example, by a spike in the number of customers […]

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Predicted trends in class actions beyond the pandemic
Expert Insights 2020-09-25 3:02 pm By Editor

As the economic impact of Covid-19 continues to develop, we can expect promoters of class actions to explore claims which arise from the pandemic – […]

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Waived on through: Federal Court highlights the fine distinctions that govern waiver of privilege
Expert Insights 2020-07-31 10:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

A recent decision in ASIC’s case against ANZ has highlighted the potential risks of waiver of client legal privilege, with the Federal Court observing that […]

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Government has shelled out $1.1B in class actions
Expert Insights 2020-07-23 3:25 pm By

Overview The recent settlement, for a total of over $212.5 million, of the three federal class actions brought on behalf of the victims of toxic […]

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Review of litigation funding – a time for decisive action?
Expert Insights 2020-06-03 4:22 pm By

The recently announced Parliamentary Joint Committee inquiry into litigation funding and the regulation of the class actions industry may present a unique opportunity for decisive […]

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