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Class action seeks evidence from jailed Crown Resorts employees
Class Actions October 10, 2018 11:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The law firm leading a shareholder class action against Crown Resorts wants evidence from employees whose arrest in China during a 2016 government crackdown on […]

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UGL class action funder to earn up to 30% commission
Class Actions October 5, 2018 2:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder backing a class action against engineering company UGL over disclosures related to the ballooning costs of its Ichthys power project could pocket […]

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Sirtex must alert class if cash dips below $80M, judge rules
Healthcare September 28, 2018 10:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Shareholders in a class action against Sirtex have secured an order forcing the life sciences company to notify them of any plan that would see […]

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Judge shoots down Sirtex bid for class closure order
Class Actions September 27, 2018 10:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected an application by biotech company Sirtex Medical to limit a class action to shareholders who register as group members in the […]

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Sirtex shareholders fear ‘bare cupboard’ for class action after takeover
Class Actions September 20, 2018 4:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

Shareholders in a class action against Sirtex Medical have lost a bid for an order preventing the life sciences company from quietly moving $128 million […]

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Full Court shrinks class size in Ethicon pelvic mesh class action
Class Actions August 23, 2018 10:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has handed Johnson & Johnson unit Ethicon a victory in the class action over its allegedly defective vaginal mesh devices, partly […]

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Brambles hit with second shareholder class action
Class Actions August 14, 2018 10:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Chain logistics company Brambles is facing a second class action alleging it breached its continuous disclosure obligations by failing to revise its overly rosy 2017 […]

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Ethicon fights expanded class in vaginal mesh action
Class Actions August 13, 2018 10:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

Ethicon told the Full Federal Court on Monday that the judge overseeing the marathon class action against it over allegedly defective vaginal mesh devices got […]

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Potato wholesaler rejects ACCC’s ‘egregious’ contracts case
Competition & Consumer Protection August 8, 2018 8:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australia’s largest potato wholesaler Mitolo Group has hit back at allegations by the ACCC that its contracts with growers were unfair, telling a court the […]

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Full Court questions restraint against class action lawyers
Class Actions August 7, 2018 10:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court expressed doubts Tuesday about an “unusual” and “heavy handed” order restraining lawyers leading the stayed class actions against GetSwift from advising […]

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