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Deloitte grilled after claiming partners have no right to access files from litigation room
Appeals May 6, 2019 10:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyers for Deloitte were questioned by an appeals court Monday after arguing that the accounting giant’s partners had no access to the firm’s files, stored […]

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Deloitte can’t escape class action claims over failure of Dick Smith
Class Actions April 11, 2019 9:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accounting giant Deloitte has failed in its bid to strike out claims made in two shareholder class actions alleging it was careless in auditing the […]

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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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Global law firm Clifford Chance falls victim to phishing scam
Privacy & Cybersecurity March 12, 2019 2:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

Clifford Chance has been targeted by a phishing scam in which fraudsters sent emails purportedly from the global law firm to mislead clients into paying […]

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Deloitte continues fight to keep Hastie files secret after claiming partner made off with them
Class Actions February 4, 2019 7:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

Deloitte is challenging a judge’s ruling that certain partners not be excused from an order to produce files of the accounting giant’s audit work for […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2018
Exclusive January 11, 2019 11:29 pm By Christine Caulfield and Cat Fredenburgh

From a record-setting funder’s cut to the first call for ‘“proportionality”, last year saw a number of groundbreaking judgments approving class action settlements worth more […]

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ASIC won’t eavesdrop on ex-Rio Tinto execs’ US depositions
Securities December 12, 2018 12:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has promised it will stay away from the depositions of two former Rio Tinto executives in proceedings underway in […]

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Dick Smith shareholder must join class action to pursue claims, judge says
Class Actions November 20, 2018 11:17 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Dick Smith shareholder has lost his bid to bring a separate proceeding against the failed home goods retailer while two class actions are afoot. […]

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Ex-CFO said Rio Tinto reserve write down would be ‘worse by far than expected’, ASIC claims
Corporate November 13, 2018 11:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission claims Rio Tinto’s former CFO was referring to the write down for the reserves for two coal assets that […]

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Funder in Dick Smith class action won’t guarantee lower commission amid delays
Class Actions November 22, 2018 4:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

Litigation funder Investor Claim Partner won’t promise it will maintain a lower commission rate in one of the Dick Smith class actions if mediation is […]

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