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Doubts raised years ago about claims in dropped Pitcher Partners class action, court hears
Class Actions 2020-10-28 10:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

Johnson Winter & Slattery persisted with a shareholder class action over auditing advice given to Slater & Gordon despite concerns about the strength of the […]

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Group members no worse off if Pitcher Partners class action dropped, court told
Class Actions 2020-10-26 6:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Dropping a class action against accounting firm Pitcher Partners over Slater & Gordon’s disastrous acquisition of UK professional services firm Quindell will leave group members […]

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Ernst & Young can’t rely on privilege against self-incrimination in LM Investment lawsuit
Financial Services 2020-10-22 9:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found that auditor Ernst & Young cannot rely on the privilege against self-incrimination in a lawsuit brought over its audits of failed […]

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Ernst & Young to be sued in class action over Slater & Gordon audits
Accounting 2020-10-09 1:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

Professional services firm EY UK has been added as a respondent in a shareholder class action against Pitcher Partners over advice given to law firm […]

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Deloitte wants to toss bulk of partner’s age discrimination, misleading conduct case
Employment 2020-09-22 2:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu has asked a court to toss a majority of claims in a lawsuit brought by 63-year-old partner Colin Brown over the firm’s […]

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PwC faces class action by bondholders of collapsed lender Axsesstoday
Financial Services 2020-09-04 7:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

Irate bondholders of Axsesstoday Limited, which collapsed in 2019 after breaching its loan term conditions, have filed a class action against the asset finance lender […]

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Deloitte faces age discrimination case by 63-year-old partner
Employment 2020-08-06 10:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

A 63-year-old partner of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is suing the accounting giant and CEO Richard Deutsch alleging the firm’s mandatory retirement policy is discriminatory and […]

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Dick Smith class actions headed for March trial after mediation fails
Class Actions 2020-02-10 11:00 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Two shareholder class actions against failed electronics retailer Dick Smith will head to trial in March, after a failed attempt to resolve the long-running dispute […]

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‘Worthless and unsaleable’: Accounting firm hit with class action over Guvera advice
Class Actions 2020-01-20 2:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

Shareholders of collapsed music streaming platform Guvera have filed a class action against an accounting firm seeking to recoup their losses for the firm’s alleged […]

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Vocation class action lumbers on with pared claims
Class Actions 2019-11-11 4:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Certain claims in a shareholder class action against insolvent training company Vocation and auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers have been dropped, as the long-running case awaits a new […]

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