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Full Court docket stacked with class action appeals
Appeals 2019-08-08 10:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court is set to hear appeals in four class actions in the August sitting, giving the court a chance to address important […]

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$6M Bank of Queensland class action settlement one claim under insurance policy, appeals court says
Insurance 2019-08-06 9:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has found insurers AIG Australia and Catlin Australia have to cover part of a $6 million settlement agreed to by Bank of […]

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Ex-Norton Rose lawyer can appeal privilege ruling over partner communications in feud with firm
Employment 2019-07-18 10:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A terminated Norton Rose Fulbright partner has won a bid to challenge a ruling in his dispute with the law firm that denied him access […]

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Westpac unit settles class action over Samra Ponzi scheme
Class Actions 2019-07-03 3:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Westpac unit BankSA has reached an agreement to settle a class action alleging it failed to detect the fraud of convicted Ponzi schemer Michael Samra. […]

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ASIC narrowly loses High Court appeal in outback book-up case
Appeals 2019-06-12 8:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has narrowly lost its High Court appeal of a ruling that found the owner of a South Australian outback […]

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Westpac unit in talks to settle class action over Samra Ponzi scheme
Class Actions 2019-06-03 2:17 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Westpac unit BankSA is in talks to resolve a class action alleging it failed to detect the fraud of convicted Ponzi schemer Michael Samra. Federal […]

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$6M class action settlement is one claim under insurance policy, Bank of Queensland says
Class Actions 2019-05-14 8:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Bank of Queensland has criticised a judgment which found the bank’s insurance policy left it on the hook for a $6 million settlement of […]

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Hanson-Young defends TV comment that ‘men behave like morons and pigs’
Trials 2019-04-30 5:57 pm By Amelia Birnie

Facing cross-examination on the second day of her defamation hearing against former Senator David Leyonhjelm, Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young denied she suggested all men were […]

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‘Exposed and vulnerable’: Sarah Hanson-Young fights back tears at defamation trial
Defamation 2019-04-29 10:10 pm By Amelia Birnie

Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young was close to tears Monday as she told the Federal Court on the first day of trial in her defamation case […]

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Appeals court tosses fight over laser safety system patent
Intellectual Property 2019-04-29 6:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court has dismissed appeals by both parties to a ruling that dismissed allegations of infringement of a patent for an industrial machine […]

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