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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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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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