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7-Eleven class action funder’s $12M cut seemed ‘plainly too little’, says appeals judge
Appeals 2024-02-23 4:21 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge hearing an appeal by a funder over its cut of a $98 million settlement in franchisee class actions against 7-Eleven has said the […]

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Net emissions from Mount Pleasant mega coal mine project not the point, appeals court told
Energy & Natural Resources 2024-02-12 11:59 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Federal environment minister Tanya Plibersek wrongly focused on the net effect of approving an application by MACH Energy and Whitehaven Coal to extend two mega […]

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Insurers appeal ruling putting them on hook for Opal Tower class action costs
Appeals 2023-11-29 11:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Court will weigh in on whether Opal Tower engineer WSP was excluded from builder Icon’s policy coverage for subcontractors and should cover it […]

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High Court grants special leave in Toyota class action
High Court 2023-11-17 10:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has agreed to weigh in on how damages for reduction in value should be calculated under the Australian Consumer Law, granted competing […]

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Ford scores partial win in class action appeal over defective PowerShift transmissions
Class Actions 2023-11-14 1:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

US car giant Ford has partially succeeded in its challenge to a judgment that found it owed more than $6,800 to the lead applicant in […]

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Mawhinney’s defamation case against ASIC put on hold
Defamation 2023-10-31 11:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Trial in a defamation suit by Mayfair 101 founder James Mawhinney over a media release issued by ASIC has been pushed off until the outcome […]

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Court rejects Tony Sage’s bid to uncover legal advice in tax audit
Tax 2023-10-20 2:17 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has rejected a bid by WA businessman and former Perth Glory owner Antony Sage to uncover external legal advice provided to the tax […]

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Judges have power to make settlement CFOs, says Full Court
Class Actions 2023-10-12 11:36 am By Cindy Cameronne

The Full Federal Court has answered a question vexing the court for the past four years, ruling that class action judges have the power to […]

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Settlement CFO ruling another landmark in class action development
Analysis 2023-10-12 11:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court’s finding that the High Court did not extinguish the power of judges to make common fund orders on approval of class […]

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Full Court shoots down ‘misconceived’ bid to undermine Fair Work class actions
Employment 2023-10-12 4:51 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has rejected a union’s bid to throw out an employee class action against McDonald’s after the Full Federal Court found that employee class […]

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