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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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AMP to tell advisers exiting BOLR program about class action
Class Actions 2020-12-04 12:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The parties in a class action against AMP over changes to its buyer of last resort policy have agreed to a communications protocol making settlement offers and for releases attached to BOLR payments that require exiting financial advisers to waive their claims in the litigation.

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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ASIC takes CBA to court over $2.9M in overcharged interest
Financial Services 2020-12-01 11:24 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has filed civil penalty proceedings against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia for allegedly saddling consumers with $2.9 million in […]

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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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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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‘I’ve never seen such nonsense in an affidavit’: Judge flays lawyers in S&P class action
Class Actions 2020-11-27 1:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has lashed out at the legal team behind a class action against S&P over allegedly misleading credit ratings for filing hearsay evidence in […]

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Court hears case of missing Sydney businesswoman Melissa Caddick now murder investigation
Financial Services 2020-11-27 2:38 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The brother of missing Sydney woman Melissa Caddick is helping police with an investigation into her murder, a court overseeing ASIC’s action against the businesswoman […]

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AMP clashes with BOLR class action over releases for financial advisers
Financial Services 2020-11-24 6:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyers behind a class action against AMP over changes to its buyer of last resort policy have told a court the parties can’t agree on […]

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Settlement reached in Chinese investors’ class action against Sydney financial advisor
Class Actions 2020-11-19 5:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement has been reached in a class action against a Sydney-based financial advisory firm by a group of Chinese investors over a property investment […]

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