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Class action applicant can’t bring ‘shambolic’ case over side deal with funder
Class Actions May 22, 2019 9:23 pm By Amelia Birnie

One of two lead applicants in the settled Arasor shareholder class action has been denied leave to be heard over its $1 million personal expenses […]

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Class action says UGL should have forecast $129M loss on Ichthys LNG project
Class Actions May 21, 2019 8:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

UGL knew a loss for its Ichthys power project was “looming” as early as February 2014, according to amended pleadings in a shareholder class action, […]

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$6M class action settlement is one claim under insurance policy, Bank of Queensland says
Class Actions May 14, 2019 8:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Bank of Queensland has criticised a judgment which found the bank’s insurance policy left it on the hook for a $6 million settlement of […]

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Brambles shareholder class actions consolidated despite stalemate between firms
Class Actions May 10, 2019 2:17 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has consolidated two shareholder class actions brought against chain logistics company Brambles by Slater & Gordon and Maurice Blackburn, despite the rival firms […]

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Judge signs off on 25% cut for funders in Spotless class action
Class Actions May 9, 2019 4:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has approved funding terms in a shareholder class action against facility services company Spotless Group under which the funders will get no more than […]

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Crown can’t block jailed employees from talking to class action lawyers over China crackdown
Class Actions May 8, 2019 3:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyers for a shareholder class action against Crown Resorts have won their hard-fought battle to question ex-employees about the casino giant’s thwarted business in China, […]

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Judge approves 30% step-up commission in RMBL class action
Class Actions May 3, 2019 11:05 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has signed off on common fund application in a consumer protection class action against mortgage lending and investment firm RMBL Investments under which […]

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Funder in class action against RMBL wants 30% commission if case drags on past August
Class Actions April 23, 2019 9:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder backing a consumer protection class action against mortgage lending and investment firm RMBL Investments will earn a step-up commission of 30% if […]

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High Court refuses special leave to losing GetSwift class action
Appeals April 18, 2019 10:48 am By Christine Caulfied

The battle over competing shareholder class actions against logistics tech company GetSwift is over, with the High Court rejecting a bid by one of the […]

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Fight over funder’s ‘secret’ side deal in Arasor class action continues
Business of Law April 5, 2019 8:54 pm By Cat Fredeburgh

A judge has scheduled a two-day hearing to hear a dispute between investment group Caason Investments, a lead applicant in a shareholder class action against defunct […]

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