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Judge rejects ‘arguably excessive’ funder’s commission in KPMG class action
Class Actions July 31, 2019 11:52 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has rejected a proposed common fund order in the settled KPMG class action, saying the funder’s commission was “arguably excessive” and could result […]

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Grant Thornton steps up as contradictor in KPMG class action settlement
Class Actions July 25, 2019 8:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

Accounting firm Grant Thornton has thrown off prior concerns and agreed to take on the dual role of scheme administrator of a confidential settlement by […]

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Judge urges Grant Thornton to consider Chinese wall in KPMG class action settlement
Class Actions July 22, 2019 10:10 pm By Amelia Birnie

The settlement of the Discovery Metals investor class action against KPMG has experienced another setback, after scheme administrator Grant Thornton flagged a potential conflict of […]

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Piper Alderman’s $3.5M legal bill for running KPMG class action in limbo
Class Actions July 12, 2019 1:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has refused to approve Piper Alderman’s $3.5 million in legal fees charged for running a class action against KPMG, appointing Grant Thornton as […]

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Piper Alderman says costs breach in KPMG class action ‘obviously accidental’
Class Actions May 31, 2019 2:42 pm By Amelia Birnie

Piper Alderman has urged a judge to excuse its “obviously accidental” breach of legal profession costs regulations in its Discovery Metals investor class action against […]

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Court approves confidential KPMG class action settlement over objections
Class Actions May 27, 2019 9:32 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has signed off on the confidential settlement of a shareholder class action brought against KPMG relating to the failed $830 million hostile takeover […]

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Judge questions Piper Alderman’s $3.5M legal bill in KPMG class action
Class Actions May 28, 2019 1:59 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has questioned whether he should approve the $3.5 million legal bill in the settled Discovery Metals shareholder class action against KPMG, amid concerns […]

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Funder to get 30% cut of confidential KPMG class action settlement
Class Actions April 5, 2019 1:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Litigation funder Litigation Capital Management will snap up 30 percent of a confidential settlement amount that KPMG has fought to keep under wraps in a […]

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Ex-director of corporate insolvency firm ‘ambushed’ by partner, judge says
Restructuring & Insolvency November 13, 2018 7:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has found the former director of Sydney-based insolvency practice CRS Warner Kugel is entitled to compensation after he was “ambushed” out of the […]

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