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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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Law firms resolve multiplicity issue in Boston Scientific pelvic mesh class actions
Class Actions 2021-07-20 5:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney law firm that brought a class action against Boston Scientific over allegedly defective pelvic mesh products has agreed to stay its case while […]

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In-N-Out Burger doubles down on trade mark protection with latest lawsuit 
Intellectual Property 2021-07-19 2:14 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Popular American fast food chain In-N-Out Burger is doubling down on alleged bootlegged burger branding, once again going after an Australian company for allegedly using […]

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Former Arrium directors point finger at KPMG in class action defence
Class Actions 2021-07-06 2:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Four executives of the failed Arrium have named auditor KPMG as a “concurrent wrongdoer” in defending a shareholder class action over a $754 million capital […]

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Arrium settlement was a ‘substantial compromise’, judge says
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-07-05 4:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement reached in a lawsuit by the liquidators of collapsed steel giant Arrium against 10 former company directors accused of insolvent trading has been […]

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Peter Dutton’s defamation suit over ‘rape apologist’ tweet ripe for settlement, judge says
Defamation 2021-06-16 9:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

Federal politician Peter Dutton has been ordered into mediation in his defamation case against a refugee activist over a tweet calling the defence minister a […]

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Tweet labelling Peter Dutton a ‘rape apologist’ was fair comment, says refugee activist
Defamation 2021-06-02 10:07 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A refugee activist has hit back at a defamation lawsuit brought by Peter Dutton over a tweet calling the defence minister a “rape apologist”, saying […]

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Baker McKenzie dragged into Chinese lender’s case against PwC over failed Aussie launch
Accounting 2021-05-17 5:52 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Chinese lender Aoyin wants to join Baker McKenzie to its claims against PwC over a failed bid to launch the first Chinese bank incorporated in […]

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ACCC drops long-running consumer case against NIB
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-05-12 12:11 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has dropped a consumer case accusing NIB Health Funds of failing to alert customers to coverage changes in their […]

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Settlement reached in lawsuit against Arrium directors
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-05-05 5:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A mid-trial settlement has been reached in a lawsuit brought by the liquidators of collapsed steel giant Arrium against 10 former company directors and officers […]

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