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Honda says $22M damages bid for axed dealership model needs ‘reality check’
Automotive 2024-02-21 11:37 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Honda has admitted that it owes compensation to a Melbourne car dealer for a deliberate breach of contract following its decision to ditch a dealership […]

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Court slashes law firm’s costs in Aveo class action settlement
Class Actions 2024-01-05 11:24 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has cut law firm Levitt Robinson’s costs in a class action against retirement village provider Aveo, finding the solicitors were “seriously derelict” in […]

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Noumi can’t shield lawyer’s evidence in privilege claim over Ashurst, PwC docs
Class Actions 2023-12-20 11:19 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Noumi has largely lost its bid to shield from a class action parts of its inhouse counsel’s evidence supporting a privilege claim over 3,000 documents […]

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Honda cops $6M penalty for misleading customers about dealerships
Competition & Consumer Protection 2023-12-15 10:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Honda Australia has been hit with a $6 million penalty for misleading communications made to customers of three dealerships during a restructuring in which the […]

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Solicitors’ CFO question in Blue Sky class action sent to Full Court
Class Actions 2023-11-29 11:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

Weeks after giving the thumbs up to common fund orders at settlement, the Full Federal Court has been asked to decide whether judges have power […]

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Aveo’s $11M class action settlement OK’d, but ‘avoidable costs’ yet to be doled out
Class Actions 2023-11-22 11:32 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has given the green light to a $11 million settlement in a class action against retirement village provider Aveo, but reserved his decision […]

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‘You’ve got to learn to take yes for an answer’: Judge not inclined to seek Full Court’s view on solicitors CFO
Class Actions 2023-11-15 11:20 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing a class action against collapsed investment manager Blue Sky has said he would not be inclined to seek clarity from the Full […]

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Court tosses lawsuit over $55M sale of Queensland shopping centre
Real Estate 2023-10-31 4:09 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has thrown out a lawsuit over the $55 million sale of Queensland shopping centre brought by an arm of Elanor Investors Group, clearing […]

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Judge urged to earmark share of $11M settlement for Aveo class action members
Settlement 2023-10-19 4:14 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge asked to approve an $11 million settlement in a class action against retirement village provider Aveo is considering a proposal by court-appointed contradictors […]

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‘What’s the limit to this?’ Judge questions bid for insurance docs in COVID-19 outbreak class actions
Insurance 2023-10-19 9:15 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has questioned a challenge by two class actions against Victorian aged care providers to a ruling that rejected their bid for insurance and […]

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