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AMP denies it broke the law by charging dead people for life insurance
Insurance 2021-09-01 2:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

AMP has hit back at fees for no service court proceedings brought by ASIC, arguing it was legally entitled to charge customers premiums and advice […]

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Seven wins pre-case docs from Cricket Australia in battle over summer broadcast
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-08-27 4:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

Cricket Australia must hand over documents to Seven West Media as the TV network weighs potential legal action for damages against the league over the […]

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$23.6M Vocation class action bill might have been ‘materially lower’, judge says
Class Actions 2021-07-23 11:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has approved a $50 million settlement in a shareholder class action against failed training company Vocation and auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers, but questioned whether the […]

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Freedom Foods loses second bid to have $20M Blue Diamond feud heard in Australia
Arbitration 2021-05-28 11:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

Freedom Foods’ dispute with Blue Diamond Growers over an almond licensing deal will be heard by an arbitrator in California after an appeals court rejected […]

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Greensill Bank to avoid asset seizure for now as Australian creditors named
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-03-31 6:18 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has allowed a German bank owned by Greensill Capital, which owes creditors over $1.75 billion, to temporarily avoid seizure of its assets as […]

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Judge wants lawyer’s view on funding commission before approving $50M Vocation settlement
Class Actions 2021-03-22 11:46 am By Christine Caulfield

The judge considering the $50 million settlement reached in the shareholder class action against failed training company Vocation and auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers has signalled his likely […]

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Applicant, funder must foot the bill for slew of cross-claims in dropped Pitcher Partners class action
Class Actions 2021-03-04 12:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has found the lead applicant and funder in a discontinued class action against Pitcher Partners over its auditing of Slater & Gordon must […]

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Millionaire couple sues developer over artistic rendering of $10M dream home
Real Estate 2021-01-28 4:00 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The wealthy owners of a Melbourne shoe manufacturer are taking a unit of property developer JD Group to trial this week, alleging “artist impressions” of […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2020
Analysis 2021-01-12 10:46 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Payouts in class actions in 2020 largely kept pace with the previous year despite the financial strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, with companies and other […]

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Group members will get about half of $50M Vocation class action settlement
Class Actions 2020-12-18 2:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Shareholders of collapsed vocational training company Vocation are poised to get about half of a $50 million settlement reached last month in a complex, long-running […]

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