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Dick Smith liquidators accuse class action firms of spamming group members
Class Actions October 18, 2018 8:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

Liquidators for Dick Smith don’t want potential group members in two class actions against the failed retailer to learn about a new registration deadline by […]

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Deloitte partners don’t have access to Hastie files, court told
Class Actions September 11, 2018 10:18 pm By Miklos Bolza and Christine Caulfield

Accounting giant Deloitte is digging in for a fight over a court order to produce documents to a shareholder class over the firm’s auditing of […]

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Deloitte fights order denying privilege in Hastie class action
Appeals August 31, 2018 2:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Auditing firm Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu wants to challenge a ruling that forces some of its partners to hand over evidence to shareholders in a class […]

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S&P, ANZ pay $215M to settle class actions over CDO ratings
Class Actions August 30, 2018 11:22 am By Miklos Bolza

S&P Global and ANZ will pay $215 million to settle consolidated class actions brought by investors over toxic CDOs, a figure revealed by the Federal […]

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S&P settlement approved despite ‘extraordinarily large’ funder fee
Class Actions August 9, 2018 9:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has given the green light to a settlement of six class actions against ratings agency S&P Global and ANZ Bank over toxic financial […]

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Kraft, Bega to have day in court in battle for peanut butter rights
Intellectual Property August 1, 2018 8:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

When US food giant Kraft faces off next week in its lawsuit against Aussie cheese company Bega for allegedly violating its peanut butter trade dress, […]

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Only exposed Deloitte partners can claim privilege in Hastie class action
Class Actions July 26, 2018 3:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

Shareholders in a class action against Deloitte over the collapse of engineering company Hastie Group have won a major ruling against partners at the auditing […]

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Judge in S&P class actions told to start from scratch with funder’s fee
Class Actions July 26, 2018 8:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The amicus hired to assess the funder’s cut of a potentially record settlement in several class actions against S&P Global over toxic financial products has […]

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Judge slams confidentiality clause in settlement of S&P class actions
Class Actions July 24, 2018 9:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge weighing a record settlement in multiple class actions against S&P Global over toxic financial products said Tuesday there was “no way” he would […]

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Mondelez loses bid to protect trade secrets in Kraft-Bega peanut butter case
Intellectual Property July 6, 2018 3:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing the lawsuit between Kraft and Bega over peanut butter trade dress rights has denied a request by non-party Mondelez to implement a […]

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