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‘She’s got a claim’: Judge rejects PwC’s bid to shut down ex-director’s lawsuit
Article 2020-12-04 12:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

PricewaterhouseCoopers won’t get a chance to seek summary dismissal of a lawsuit brought by a former company director who claims her notice of termination through […]

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Freedom Foods, Deloitte face class action investigation over accounting scandal
Class Actions 2020-12-01 2:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Freedom Foods and its auditor Deloitte are facing a class action investigation after a bombshell announcement of more than $590 million in write-downs stemming from […]

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$50M settlement resolves class action against Vocation, PwC
Class Actions 2020-11-30 9:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A $50 million settlement has been reached in a long-running shareholder class action against defunct vocational training company Vocation that also spawned multiple cross-claims against […]

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Deloitte attacks ‘farcical’ claims in partner’s age discrimination case
Employment 2020-11-30 4:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is seeking to strike out the misleading and deceptive conduct claims in a $4 million age discrimination lawsuit brought by a former […]

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PwC looks to shut down lawsuit claiming DocuSign not a valid form of termination
Justice Steven Rares 2020-11-30 1:12 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

PricewaterhouseCoopers is seeking to strike out a lawsuit brought by a former director who claims her notice of termination was invalid because it was delivered […]

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DocuSign not a valid form of termination, PwC director argues in Fair Work case
Employment 2020-11-16 6:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

A PwC director who was terminated after suffering a back injury at work has sued the accounting giant claiming that her notice of termination was […]

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Fuji Xerox can’t strike out EY, ex-director’s defences in case over $450M accounting scandal
Accounting 2020-11-09 2:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has denied Fuji Xerox’s attempt to strike out parts of the defences of Ernst & Young and a former Fuji director in a […]

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Notice to all Slater & Gordon shareholders unnecessary, judge says as Pitcher Partners case scrapped
Class Actions 2020-11-05 5:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Notice of the discontinuance of a class action on behalf of Slater & Gordon shareholders against Pitcher Partners need not be sent to all group […]

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Findex can’t enforce ‘convoluted’ restraint clauses against advisor who poached clients, court says
Accounting 2020-10-30 10:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Accounting firm Findex has lost an appeal of a court’s judgment tossing its case against a former financial advisor, despite the court finding he had […]

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Pitcher Partners’ bid for indemnity costs from class action gets poor reception
Class Actions 2020-10-29 7:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has expressed skepticism at claims by accounting firm Pitcher Partners that the lead applicant of a now dropped class action over its auditing […]

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