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Group members to get $5.7M from ‘disappointing’ Deloitte class action settlement
Securities 2023-10-19 3:46 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has signed off on a $18.5 million settlement in a six-year-old shareholder class action against Deloitte over its audits of collapsed construction group […]

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Shine improves disclosures in wake of review, ASIC says
Accounting 2023-10-05 11:32 pm By Sam Matthews

The ASX-listed Shine Lawyers has earned marks for improvement in a review by ASIC of its disclosures relating to interest on litigation funding loans, the […]

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Tax leaks report skewers PwC’s ‘whatever it takes’ culture
Tax 2023-09-27 10:12 pm By Sam Matthews

An independent investigation commenced in the wake of PwC’s tax leaks scandal has taken the firm to task for its “whatever it takes” growth strategy […]

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Deloitte may ask court to keep lid on class action settlement
Class Actions 2023-08-24 2:35 pm By Sam Matthews

Deloitte may seek confidentiality orders over the amount it agreed to pay to settle a shareholder class action over its audits of collapsed construction group […]

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Pitcher Partners loses second bid to toss $127M Twigg family lawsuit
Professional Negligence 2023-08-23 3:40 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Pitcher Partners has lost its appeal of a decision that refused to stay a lawsuit over the accounting firm’s alleged involvement in race car driver […]

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Deloitte settles class action over Hastie audits
Settlement 2023-08-16 10:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Deloitte has settled a shareholder class action over its audits of collapsed construction group Hastie, a case which dragged on for six years as the […]

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Blue Sky director points finger at EY in shareholder class action
Class Actions 2023-08-15 10:55 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A Blue Sky director has pointed the finger at auditor Ernst & Young in a class action alleging the collapsed investment firm misled shareholders by […]

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In ‘significant’ ruling, CuDeco class action wins access to full KPMG audit report
Class Actions 2023-08-11 12:39 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has ordered KPMG to turn over its complete audit files for CuDeco in a shareholder class action against the defunct mining company’s former […]

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Ousted partner claims he was defamed by PwC amid tax leaks crisis
Defamation 2023-08-11 11:29 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A PricewaterhouseCoopers partner may launch defamation proceedings against the professional services firm over two press releases which he says falsely linked him to a tax […]

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EY points finger at Blue Sky in shareholder class action defence
Class Actions 2023-07-31 10:32 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Auditor Ernst & Young has filed cross-claims against Blue Sky in a shareholder class action accusing the collapsed investment firm of misleading shareholders by misstating […]

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