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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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Zoetis appeals security of costs ruling in horse vaccine class action
Class Actions April 18, 2019 1:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Horse vaccine maker Zoetis has appealed a ruling that denied its request for $450,000 as security for costs in an unfunded class action accusing it of failing to warn about the vaccine’s side effects.

Common fund bid in toxic foam class action dismissed after applicant bristles at more scrutiny
Class Actions April 12, 2019 11:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has tossed an application for a common fund order in a class action over the use of toxic foam on a RAAF base […]

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Judge calls for joint expert report in ASIC’s insurance churn case against AMP
Financial Services April 8, 2019 7:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

An argument over the admissibility of an expert report produced by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission in its insurance churn case against AMP was […]

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GetSwift class action to get in line behind ASIC case
Class Actions April 4, 2019 8:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has agreed to postpone a trial against logistics provider GetSwift until next year when a class action and a lawsuit by the Australian […]

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Judge says no to security for costs in unfunded Zoetis horse vaccine class action
Class Actions April 4, 2019 11:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has refused an application by horse vaccine maker Zoetis for $450,000 as security for costs in an unfunded class action alleging misleading claims […]

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Judge ‘uncomfortable’ with common fund order in toxic foam class actions
Class Actions April 3, 2019 5:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge overseeing three toxic foam class actions against the Commonwealth of Australia has said he’s not comfortable approving a common fund order which does […]

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Two GetSwift shareholders opt out of class action, say company should put ‘legal obstacles’ behind it
Class Actions April 1, 2019 12:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

GetSwift shareholders Clutterbuck Capital Management and KPT Capital have opted out of a class action against the logistics services provider, blasting the “inappropriate and questionable” […]

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Ethicon pelvic mesh class wants expanded group definition, again
Class Actions April 1, 2019 8:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action against Johnson & Johnson unit Ethicon over allegedly faulty pelvic mesh implants is once more vying for an expanded group definition ahead […]

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AMP wants expert report tossed in ASIC insurance churn case
Financial Services March 26, 2019 10:11 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

AMP will challenge the admissibility of an expert report central to ASIC’s case over alleged insurance churning by one of the wealth manager’s former financial […]

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