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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 six class actions against ratings agency S&P Global and ANZ Bank over toxic financial […]

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Re/Max, Resimax close to settling trade mark suit, judge told
Intellectual Property July 23, 2018 2:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

International real estate franchisor Re/Max is close to settling a trade mark case it brought against competitor Resimax, a Federal Court judge has heard. In […]

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ACCC working on undertaking with Apple Australia, judge told
Competition & Consumer Protection July 18, 2018 11:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ACCC is working on a court enforceable undertaking with Apple’s Australian unit after it reached a $9 million settlement with Apple Inc. over allegations […]

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GetSwift’s defence says Squire Patton Boggs partly liable
Class Actions July 17, 2018 5:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

In what is believed to be an unprecedented move, logistics tech startup GetSwift has named law firm Squire Patton Boggs as a “concurrent wrongdoer” in […]

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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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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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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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Judge says Apple case ‘paradigm example’ of ACL penalty problem
Competition & Consumer Protection July 18, 2018 11:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

In a judgment signing off on Apple’s $9 million settlement with the ACCC over the tech giant’s repair policies, a Federal Court judge has said […]

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Lawyers won’t move AMP class actions without a fight
Class Actions July 17, 2018 8:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

Applicants in four Federal Court class actions against AMP won’t voluntarily move their cases to the NSW Supreme Court on the invitation of a state […]

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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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