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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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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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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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Lloyd’s says court has no power to let Pitcher Partners class actions eyeball insurance policies
Insurance 2019-08-30 9:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two units of global insurer Lloyd’s have launched a constitutional challenge to a Federal Court order requiring accounting firm Pitcher Partners to hand over certain […]

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Equititrust settlement with KPMG approved after no objections to funder taking all
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-06-28 9:04 pm By Amelia Birnie

A court has approved a settlement between the liquidators of failed fund manager Equititrust and auditor KPMG, after not a single objection was raised by […]

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Funder takes all in Equititrust settlement with KPMG, creditors get nothing
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-06-20 9:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

The approval of a settlement between the liquidators of failed fund manager Equititrust and auditor KPMG has been postponed to allow time to notify creditors […]

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KPMG settles lawsuits by Equititrust liquidators accusing accounting firm of negligence
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-05-28 3:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

The liquidators of Gold Coast fund manager Equititrust are seeking court approval of a confidential settlement of two proceedings brought against KPMG for allegedly failing […]

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