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Class action firms circle Star following $1B share price plunge
Class Actions 2021-10-18 1:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Star Entertainment Group is facing two possible shareholder class actions over alleged failures in the management of its anti-money laundering and counterterrorism financing risks. The […]

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Judges should have no say in coal mine approvals, Morrison government says in class action appeal
Climate change 2021-10-18 9:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

Approving coal mine projects is not the business of courts, the Morrison government has argued in its challenge to a landmark class action judgment that found it had a duty of care to protect Australian children from the effects of climate change.

AMP wins bid to shield emails in $35.5M poaching dispute
Contracts 2021-10-18 10:12 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Software company DST Bluedoor has lost its bid to access communications between its former founding director and AMP in a $35.5 million lawsuit accusing the financial services company of inducing 11 DST employees to jump ship after licensing its online platform.

Settlement talks fail in Pitcher Partners, Arnold Bloch Leibler class actions
Class Actions 2021-10-15 4:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two class actions against Pitcher Partners and Arnold Bloch Leibler over advice given ahead of Slater & Gordon’s disastrous $1.2 billion Quindell acquisition will proceed to trial next month after mediation between the parties failed to resolve the cases.

Christian Porter targets former Solicitor-General’s briefs in Jo Dyer appeal
Defamation 2021-10-15 2:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Attorney-General Christian Porter wants to rely on new evidence relating to former Solicitor-General Justin Gleeson SC as he appeals the removal of his high […]

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ASIC launches action against Insurance Australia over $60M in promised discounts
Insurance 2021-10-15 12:07 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has accused the largest general insurer in Australia of short-changing its customers a staggering $60 million in promised discounts, […]

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ACCC’s approval of BPAY, Eftpos, New Payments Platform merger faces challenge
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-10-15 9:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

A challenge to the ACCC’s approval of the merger of major payment platforms BPAY, Eftpos and New Payments Platform Australia has been challenged by a […]

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Trial in Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation case delayed to 2022
Defamation 2021-10-15 9:28 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has adjourned trial in the defamation case by accused war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith to early 2022, saying relocation was not practical after COVID-19 […]

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ACCC wins temporary halt to Virtus’ acquisition of Adora
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-10-14 7:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ACCC has won an interim injunction blocking IVF provider Virtus Health from completing its purchase of rival Adora Fertility on Friday. Federal Court Justice […]

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Sparke Helmore loses ‘excessive’ $215,000 security bid in negligence suit
Professional negligence 2021-10-14 11:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has granted law firm Sparke Helmore’s bid for additional security in a negligence lawsuit brought by a property developer, but agreed the $215,000 […]

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