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Judge gives RE/MAX, Resimax a week to settle trade mark fight
Intellectual Property August 17, 2018 9:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

After signalling last month they were close to resolving their trade mark dispute, real estate companies RE/MAX and Resimax have been been given one last […]

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Ethicon fights expanded class in vaginal mesh action
Class Actions August 13, 2018 10:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

Ethicon told the Full Federal Court on Monday that the judge overseeing the marathon class action against it over allegedly defective vaginal mesh devices got […]

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S&P settlement approved despite ‘extraordinarily large’ funder fee
Class Actions August 9, 2018 9:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has given the green light to a settlement of five class actions against ratings agency S&P Global over toxic financial products, saying despite […]

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GetSwift class action should be reheard by new judge, Full Court told
Class Actions August 6, 2018 9:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing the GetSwift class action proceedings was bent on picking a winner from the outset and should be removed from the case for […]

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5 things to watch in the GetSwift class action appeal
Analysis August 3, 2018 11:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

Three senior Federal Court judges will hear arguments Monday and Tuesday in a closely-watched appeal of a ruling that stayed two of three competing shareholder […]

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Full Court blocks Plutus tax fraudsters’ bid to have insurer cover legal bill
Insurance August 3, 2018 5:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

The alleged masterminds behind the $130 million Plutus Payroll tax fraud have been barred by the Full Federal Court from using insurance to cover their […]

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$39M in settlements reached in class actions against Sandhurst Trustees
Class Actions August 3, 2018 11:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Settlements totaling $39 million have been reached in two class actions against the former trustee of failed investment groups LKM Capital and GR Finance. The […]

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Squire Patton Boggs must pay rival’s fees for fighting GetSwift restraint
Class Actions July 31, 2018 10:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Squire Patton Boggs is again on the losing end of a ruling by the judge presiding over a shareholder class action against GetSwift, […]

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Judge doubtful of ‘injustice’ facing Appco in class action
Employment July 27, 2018 9:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fundraising company Appco told a judge Friday that it faced an “injustice” if a wage case were allowed to proceed as a class action on […]

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Ex-Kagara directors reach deal in shareholder class action
Class Actions July 27, 2018 8:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

Eight former directors of failed mining company Kagara have settled a shareholder class action alleging they misled investors and falsified the company’s accounting records, the […]

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