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Judge baulks at funder’s 70% commission for case over NewSat collapse
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-04-19 3:05 pm By Cindy Cameronne

NewSat investor Rockgold Holdings has lost its bid to appoint a special purpose liquidator to run a lawsuit against eight major banks after a judge […]

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Major banks hit back at rate-rigging class action, argue claims are barred
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-04-04 9:10 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Five major banks including JPMorgan, Citibank and UBS have denied all wrongdoing in a class action accusing them of entering a cartel agreement to rig […]

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ASIC drops most claims against Rio Tinto over $5.8B acquisition
Securities 2022-02-28 1:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has dropped all but one claim against Rio Tinto in a four-year-long case over disclosures related to its troubled […]

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Rio Tinto to cop penalty in ASIC case over failed $5.8B acquisition
Energy & Natural Resources 2022-02-11 11:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Rio Tinto will face a penalty hearing in proceedings brought by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission alleging the mining giant misled shareholders about the […]

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INPEX, JKC settle spat over $45B Ichthys LNG project
Energy & Natural Resources 2022-01-19 11:12 am By Bianca Hrovat

Japanese oil and gas producer INPEX and contractor JKC Australia have settled all claims between them relating to the construction of the $45 billion of […]

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Rate-rigging class action pleadings OK’d, more than two years after case filed
Class Actions 2021-10-28 3:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has given the green light to amended pleadings in a class action accusing major banks of entering a cartel agreement to rig foreign […]

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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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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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Judge refuses class action’s bid to amend forex cartel case against banks
Class Actions 2021-02-01 3:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has sided with five investments banks and rejected a bid to amend a class action alleging a series of cartel agreements to rig […]

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Standard Chartered unit wins $42.2M in securities dispute with Energy World
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-01-21 11:46 am By Miklos Bolza

A unit of Standard Chartered Bank has prevailed in a securities spat with Energy World Corporation, which has been ordered to approve a $64.4 million […]

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