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Law firm faces class action over Slater & Gordon acquisition advice
Business of Law September 18, 2019 9:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

An elite Melbourne law firm has become the latest target of Slater & Gordon shareholders whose stock went south after the plaintiffs firm’s disastrous $1.2 […]

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Judgment looms for IOOF execs in APRA’s disqualification case
Financial Services September 17, 2019 11:53 am By Christine Caulfield

Five IOOF executives will learn their fate this week when a judge rules on a disqualification bid by the prudential regulator, the first judgment to […]

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MACH Energy settles $20M lawsuit by former director
Employment September 17, 2019 10:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Mining firm MACH Energy has resolved a lawsuit brought by a former director seeking $20 million in shares allegedly owed under an equity incentive scheme. […]

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Sportsbet wants BetEasy trade marks removed for non-use
Intellectual Property September 12, 2019 5:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bookmaker Sportsbet has expanded its case over rival BetEasy’s attempts to operate under the ‘Sportingbet’ trade mark, arguing its marks should be revoked for non-use. […]

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State Street can use evidence from Maurice Blackburn case in US suit against Fearless Girl artist
Intellectual Property September 6, 2019 11:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

State Street Global Advisors has been given the go-ahead to use evidence unearthed in its trade mark and copyright action against Maurice Blackburn over the […]

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Lloyd’s says court has no power to let Pitcher Partners class actions eyeball insurance policies
Insurance August 30, 2019 9:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two units of global insurer Lloyd’s have launched a constitutional challenge to a Federal Court order requiring accounting firm Pitcher Partners to hand over certain […]

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Funder booted from Banksia class action settlement scheme after intimidation claims
Class Actions August 30, 2019 5:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has removed the funder and law firm leading the Banksia Securities class action from their roles supervising a proposed settlement distribution scheme after […]

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Pitcher Partners ordered to hand over insurance docs in shareholder class actions
Class Actions August 14, 2019 8:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

Pitcher Partners has been ordered to hand over information about its professional indemnity insurance in two shareholder class actions over its role as Slater & […]

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Surfstitch, shareholders to make ‘last, final attempt’ at class action settlement
Class Actions August 9, 2019 8:07 pm By Amelia Birnie

The parties in two shareholder class actions brought against online fashion retailer Surfstitch will make one “last, final attempt” to resolve the proceedings in mediation […]

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Maurice Blackburn owes State Street royalties for Fearless Girl replica, court hears
Intellectual Property August 6, 2019 1:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

US investment manager State Street Global Advisors claims it lost out on royalties when Maurice Blackburn commissioned an allegedly infringing replica of its iconic Fearless […]

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