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Light rail class action can’t claim funder’s commission as damages
Class Actions 2024-02-22 10:36 am By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has declined a novel bid by the lead applicant in a class action over disruptions stemming from the construction of Sydney’s $3 billion […]

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Third law firm ‘waiting in the wings’ to file class action against IC Markets
Class Actions 2024-02-09 9:05 pm By Sam Matthews

International Capital Markets may soon face a third class action, a court has heard, as the first two class actions to be filed against the […]

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Apple hit with class action over ‘throttled’ iPhones
Competition & Consumer Protection 2024-01-05 9:10 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Apple is facing a new class action on behalf of iPhone 6 and 7 users whose phones were ‘throttled’, or slowed down, due to updates […]

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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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KPMG asks High Court again to hear class action transfer fight
Class Actions 2023-11-22 11:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accounting firm KPMG has asked the High Court for a second time to weigh in on the relevance of a contingency fee order made in […]

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Law firm replaced in Hyundai, Kia class actions after merger ‘falls apart’
Class Actions 2023-11-20 4:53 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A law firm that brought class actions against Hyundai and Kia over alleged faulty anti-lock braking systems has been replaced ahead of a contest against […]

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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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GCOs can’t travel to NSW, appeals court says in Arrium class action
Class Actions 2023-10-26 12:41 pm By Cindy Cameronne

KPMG has lost the latest round in its fight to transfer a class action over the collapse of steel giant Arrium from Victoria to NSW, […]

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Law firm dropped from light rail class action can’t keep $1.25M security
Class Actions 2023-10-26 8:09 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A law firm that was dropped after feuding with the funder in a successful class action over Sydney’s light rail construction has lost a bid […]

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Settlement CFO ruling another landmark in class action development
Analysis 2023-10-12 11:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court’s finding that the High Court did not extinguish the power of judges to make common fund orders on approval of class […]

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