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‘Distinctly bizarre’: Costs, commission send lead applicant packing in oil spill class action
Class Actions 2023-02-14 10:40 pm By Sam Matthews

The law firm running an oil spill class action on behalf of Indonesian seaweed farmers, which has settled for $192.5 million, is looking for a […]

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Gunns Plantations class action against KPMG settles with ex-Tasmanian Premier
Class Actions 2023-02-08 3:54 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A class action against KPMG over the failure of six managed investment schemes for eucalyptus wood in Tasmania has settled its claims against former Tasmanian […]

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Nursing home in COVID-19 class action asked to hand over insurance info
Class Actions 2023-02-06 10:29 am By Cindy Cameronne

A class action against a Victorian aged care home over alleged “major failures” during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has asked the facility […]

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Fees, commission to eat up almost half of $25M Fonterra class action settlement
Class Actions 2023-01-19 2:46 pm By Sam Matthews

Group members in a class action against Fonterra are set to reap about $13 million from a $25 million settlement reached with the dairy company, […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2022
Top 10 Class Action Settlements 2023-01-06 3:23 pm By Sam Matthews

Class action settlement sums reached new highs last year, with the ten largest agreements totalling almost $1 billion, almost half of which was secured by […]

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Retail Food Group agrees to $10M settlement in ACCC case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-12-23 5:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Retail Food Group has agreed to a settlement worth $10 million in ACCC proceedings alleging the franchise giant misled purchasers of loss-making stores about the […]

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Shine stuck running Blue Sky, EY class action with rival firm
Securities 2022-12-19 5:32 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A law firm has lost its bid to challenge a court order that it join forces with a competing firm in an investor class action […]

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Battle to run Blue Sky, EY class action not over, as firm appeals order to team up with rival
Appeals 2022-12-08 10:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

A law firm wants to challenge a court order that it play nice with a competing firm in a class action for investors against Blue […]

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Oil spill class action funder drops injunction bid against barrister
Class Actions 2022-12-05 8:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

A litigation funder has abandoned its case seeking to prevent counsel retained by the lead applicant in the settled Montara oil spill class action from […]

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PTTEP class action funder asks court to muzzle barrister
Class Actions 2022-11-30 5:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

The funder bankrolling the settled class action against oil exploration company PTTEP wants a court-ordered injunction against a barrister to prevent him from giving independent […]

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