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Judge has ‘real misgivings’ about security for costs bid in casual worker class actions
Class Actions June 17, 2019 10:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has baulked at an application by labour hire company Chandler Macleod and BHP unit Mt Arthur Coal seeking security for their legal costs […]

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KPMG settles lawsuits by Equititrust liquidators accusing accounting firm of negligence
Restructuring & Insolvency May 28, 2019 3:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

The liquidators of Gold Coast fund manager Equititrust are seeking court approval of a confidential settlement of two proceedings brought against KPMG for allegedly failing […]

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Ex-Babcock & Brown execs dodge case over botched $1.4B acquisition
Corporate May 14, 2019 10:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

A court has dismissed a long-running case against defunct Babcock & Brown executives by a private investment fund over a botched $1.4B acquisition of the […]

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$6M class action settlement is one claim under insurance policy, Bank of Queensland says
Class Actions May 14, 2019 8:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Bank of Queensland has criticised a judgment which found the bank’s insurance policy left it on the hook for a $6 million settlement of […]

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Court tosses Ponzi scheme investor’s $75M claim against liquidator Grant Thornton
Restructuring & Insolvency May 14, 2019 9:29 pm By Amelia Birnie

A court has thrown out a $75 million compensation claim filed by an investor in a Ponzi scheme alleging liquidator Grant Thornton Australia and its […]

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Judge signs off on 25% cut for funders in Spotless class action
Class Actions May 9, 2019 4:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has approved funding terms in a shareholder class action against¬†facility services company Spotless Group under which the funders will get no more than […]

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RCR Tomlinson class actions will fight to stay alive
Class Actions April 12, 2019 11:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two class actions against collapsed engineering firm RCR Tomlinson may be dismissed earlier than expected unless the Supreme Court allows them proceed against a liquidator […]

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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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Casual worker class actions put on hold amid WorkPac Full Court appeal
Class Actions April 1, 2019 1:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two Adero Law-led class actions against Hays Specialist Recruitment and Stellar Personnel have been put on hold amid a looming Full Court appeal by Workpac […]

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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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