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MWL founders look to bring derivative suit against Focus Financial
Securities 2018-06-19 3:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

MWL Financial Group’s co-founder and a group of superannuation and investment funds are seeking court approval to bring a derivative suit on behalf of the […]

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Spat over ‘secret’ side deal in class action tossed on appeal
Class Actions 2018-06-18 10:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

A legal stoush over a “secret” side agreement between the lead applicant in a shareholder class action and a litigation funder has been shut down, […]

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Judge says DibbsBarker, QRxPharma emails privileged
Securities 2018-06-18 10:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge overseeing a securities class action against former directors of failed pharmaceutical company QRxPharma and its legal advisor DibbsBarker has ruled that certain documents, including […]

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Apple to pay $9M in ACCC case over iPhone repairs
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-06-18 9:40 pm By Christine Caulfield

Apple will pay $9 million to resolve a case by the ACCC alleging the US tech giant’s repair policies were in breach of the Australian […]

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Fourth class action filed over St Patrick’s Day fires
Class Actions 2018-06-18 4:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

Powercor Australia has been hit a class action alleging its negligence led to a fire in the Gazette area of South West Victoria, the fourth class […]

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Netcomm Wireless settles Corning’s patent suit over NBN tech
Intellectual Property 2018-06-18 3:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

NetComm Wireless has settled a suit brought by Corning Optical Communications alleging broadband technology used in the National Broadband Network rollout infringes on an innovation […]

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Law firm can’t put ‘parasitic’ rival on hook for GetSwift costs
Class Actions 2018-06-15 8:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

Squire Patton Boggs, one of the losing law firms in the GetSwift class action beauty contest, has lost again, this time in its fight to […]

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Rebel Wilson to appeal “bizarre” damages cut
Media 2018-06-15 3:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

Actress Rebel Wilson has vowed to appeal a decision by the Victorian Court of Appeal that slashed a record $4.75 million defamation payment down to $600,000. […]

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ASIC takes Westpac to court for financial adviser’s bad behaviour
Financial Services 2018-06-15 3:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

The corporate regulator has launched legal action against Westpac Banking Corp. over a former financial planner’s poor advice that resulted in multimillion dollar losses to […]

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Judge won’t halt Quinn Emanuel AMP class action over venue fight
Class Actions 2018-06-15 2:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

A NSW Supreme Court judge refused Friday to pause one of five class actions against AMP despite an impending battle over where the cases should […]

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