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Deloitte contributed to Dick Smith’s downfall, class actions now claim
Class Actions March 18, 2019 8:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is facing claims by the lead applicants in two class actions against failed retail giant Dick Smith alleging its poor accounting practices […]

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Who reads law firm websites? Judge skeptical of online class action notice
Class Actions February 14, 2019 9:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge overseeing a class action against the NSW government over a contractor who sold injured workers’ information to Bannister Law has questioned the effectiveness of […]

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Quintis class fails in bid for speedy common fund order
Class Actions February 13, 2019 9:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has put a proposal for a common fund order in a class action against sandalwood producer Quintis on hold as the court awaits […]

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Law firm preempts court with cost referee in Quintis common fund bid
Class Actions February 12, 2019 10:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

The law firm running a class action against sandalwood producer Quintis has pitched an unusual common fund order that subjects the firm and the funder […]

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VW knew about defeat software but ACCC doesn’t need to prove it, court told
Competition & Consumer Protection January 15, 2019 9:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

The ACCC does not need to prove Volkswagen knew about the diesel emissions software at the heart of its action against the car giant — […]

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Ford to face unconscionable conduct claim at marathon PowerShift trial
Class Actions January 24, 2019 3:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

Car giant Ford will face a claim of unconsionable conduct in a trial of a class action over its defective PowerShift transmission that is now […]

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Penalties in VW class actions could be ‘horrendous’, judge says
Class Actions December 12, 2018 5:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has expressed skepticism of Bannister Law’s plan to hire powerhouse US lawyer Kenneth Feinberg, who oversaw the September 11th victims compensation and BP oil […]

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Class has another go at unconscionable conduct claim in Ford PowerShift case
Class Actions January 7, 2019 9:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

The applicant in a class action against Ford over allegedly defective PowerShift transmissions has taken another stab at bringing an unconscionable conduct claim, after the […]

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Ernst & Young says previous Quintis auditor should share any blame
Class Actions December 3, 2018 11:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accounting giant Ernst & Young, which is accused in a class action of misleading and deceptive conduct in signing off on the 2015 and 2016 […]

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Bannister Law off another class action
Class Actions November 21, 2018 9:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bannister Law has stepped down from leading a shareholder class action, the second major class action the firm has recently handed over to a rival […]

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