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Lawyer fooled by conman Peter Foster’s “psychological brilliance”, court hears
Class Actions 2018-07-12 10:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney lawyer accused in a class action of conspiring with notorious conman Peter Foster in a fraudulent sports betting scheme that left investors $29 […]

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Funder slashed rates to secure $132.5M QBE settlement, judge says
Class Actions 2018-07-11 11:32 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The litigation funder behind the Federal Court’s precedential ruling that established the first common fund order in an Australian class action agreed to cuts its […]

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AMP class action turf war escalates with threat of anti-anti suit injunction
Class Actions 2018-07-11 11:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

The law firm behind one of four AMP class actions in Federal Court might call for an anti-anti-suit injunction in response to a threat by […]

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Squire Patton Boggs lawyer says Fitch having a discovery ‘whinge’ in class action
Class Actions 2018-07-11 10:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Facing cross-examination over the law firm’s bid to add fraud and deceit claims to a class action against Fitch Ratings, a Squire Patton Boggs lawyer […]

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Commonwealth Bank class tries to fix ‘pleading deficiencies’
Class Actions 2018-07-09 11:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The plaintiffs in a shareholder class action against Commonwealth Bank have taken another stab at their statement of claim, after a judge struck down the […]

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ASIC asks Westpac: What happened to Colin ‘the Rat’ Roden?
Financial Services 2018-07-09 11:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission wants documents from Westpac Banking Corp. detailing how it disciplined rogue traders, including Colin ‘the Rat’ Roden, at the […]

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AMP judge won’t move state class action to Federal Court
Justice James Stevenson 2018-07-09 4:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

A NSW Supreme Court judge refused Monday to move one of five class actions filed against AMP to Federal Court, and invited law firms for […]

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Octaviar investors appeal toss of class action against Queensland’s Public Trustee
Class Actions 2018-07-06 11:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Investors in the failed Gold Coast finance group Octaviar are challenging a decision throwing out their class action, which alleged the Public Trustee of Queensland […]

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Funder’s cut of S&P class action settlement to go under microscope
Class Actions 2018-07-05 11:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge overseeing seven class actions against S&P Global Ratings over toxic financial products has appointed a barrister to advise him on whether to approve […]

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Class seeks to slash Quinn Emanuel, Vannin’s fees by millions
Class Actions 2018-07-04 10:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a resolved class action against Bank of Queensland has argued law firm Quinn Emanuel and litigation funder Vannin Capital should have […]

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