Most Recent
Albanese government welcomes class action funder’s defeat of MIS regulation
Class Actions 2022-06-17 10:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

The federal government said Friday it would consider the implications of an appeals court’s finding that the managed investment scheme structure was unsuited to class […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

RIP MIS: Funders, lawyers hail end of ‘ill-fitting’ regime for class actions
Class Actions 2022-06-16 11:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

The ruling by the Full Federal Court that funded class actions are not managed investment schemes marks the end of an ill-considered regime enacted by […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Full Court finds class actions are not managed investment schemes
Class Actions 2022-06-16 10:43 am By Cindy Cameronne

In a significant victory for litigation funders, the Full Federal Court has found that funded class actions are not managed investment schemes subject to regulatory […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

EY settles class action claims over Slater & Gordon audits
Class Actions 2022-05-26 10:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ernst & Young has settled all claims against it in a shareholder class action alleging the Big Four accounting firm and Pitcher Partners signed off […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

MIS regime ‘just cannot work’ for class action funding arrangements, court told
Class Actions 2022-05-25 10:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

A litigation funder challenging a decision underpinning recently enacted rules that require class actions to be registered as managed investment schemes told an appeals court […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Forex Capital liquidators win ‘urgent’ order for $69.5M distribution to customers
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-05-24 5:42 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Forex Capital Trading liquidators have won an “urgent” bid for orders allowing them to distribute $69.5 million to 8,600 former customers of the derivatives trader […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Quintis class action settlement takes hit as insurers win appeal
Insurance 2022-05-19 4:39 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Two insurers have won an appeal that blocks group members in a class action against sandalwood producer Quintis from receiving a further $11.25 million after […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Full Court ruling on MIS regime may not resolve funding issues in RFG class action, court hears
Class Actions 2022-04-01 4:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A case before the Full Court that will revisit the question of whether class actions are managed investment schemes may not resolve all of the […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Mercedes-Benz to argue Takata airbags recall was invalid
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-04-01 1:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Mercedes-Benz will defend ACCC proceedings alleging it exposed consumers to serious injury or death by failing to comply with obligations under a compulsory recall of […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Court appoints contradictor in class action funder’s challenge to MIS rules
Class Actions 2022-03-22 3:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has appointed a contradictor to “take up the cudgels” against funder Litigation Capital Management, which has challenged a judgment refusing to […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.