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RMIT Village developer loses appeal in case clarifying Victoria’s domestic building law
Construction 2024-01-15 2:26 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Developer Centurion Australia Investments has lost an appeal in a dispute with builder APM Group in which it argued that its RMIT Village student accommodation […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2023
Top 10 Class Action Settlements 2024-01-05 4:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Companies and government entities paid out less to settle class actions in 2023 than in the previous two years, with no mega settlements hitting their […]

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Funders’ cut, legal fees to eat up half of $40M RCR Tomlinson class action settlement
Class Actions 2024-01-09 11:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

The funders that bankrolled a securities class action against collapsed engineering firm RCR Tomlinson will ask the court to give them an $8 million cut […]

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ASIC dodges indemnity costs for ‘unreasonable’ rejection of settlement in case against liquidator
Restructuring & Insolvency 2023-11-23 9:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

ASIC has escaped an individual insolvency practitioner’s bid for indemnity costs in its failed case alleging illegal phoenix activity, with a judge finding the regulator […]

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Teachers entitled to pay rises despite resignations: Full Court
Employment 2023-11-01 4:04 pm By Sam Matthews

Two Catholic school teachers are entitled to pay rises included in new enterprise agreements, despite resigning before they took effect, an appeals court has found. […]

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Melissa Caddick’s clients file class action against SMSF auditors
Superannuation 2023-10-27 8:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Twenty-four former clients of Melissa Caddick who were defrauded out $24.5 million have filed a class action against the auditors of the self-managed superannuation funds […]

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Zoetis class action applicant to pay $2M in costs for ‘off the planet’ case
Class Actions 2023-10-02 11:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Livestock drug company Zoetis has agreed to accept a $2.1 million payout to cover its costs in successfully defending a class action dubbed “totally off […]

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Allegations of evidence burning fly in Monash IVF class action
Class Actions 2023-09-28 11:21 pm By Sam Matthews

Monash IVF is gearing up for a legal privilege fight as it faces new claims about the team of senior doctors and directors working on […]

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Class action members reap rewards of competition, but at what cost?
Analysis 2023-09-21 11:55 pm By Sam Matthews

The judge who rewarded the law firm with the lowest ever GCO proposal with carriage of an $80 million class action this week noted the […]

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RCR Tomlinson shareholders reach $40M class action settlement
Class Actions 2023-09-15 11:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

Shareholders of failed engineering firm RCR Tomlinson have secured a $40 million settlement in a class action brought over alleged misleading ASX statements. The in-principle […]

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