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ASIC wants to probe Worrells liquidator over winding up of Members Alliance Group
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-11-13 3:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission wants to investigate the conduct of a Worrells partner in relation to the winding up of Members Alliance Group, […]

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Funder appeals ruling over security in Fair Work class actions
Employment 2019-11-12 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Litigation funder Augusta Ventures has brought its promised appeal of a groundbreaking ruling that put it on the hook for paying security for costs in […]

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Funder to appeal landmark ruling on security in Fair Work class actions
Employment 2019-10-28 4:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

A litigation funder is planning to challenge a landmark Federal Court ruling that found for the first time that funders can be ordered to pay […]

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Judge tosses lawsuit against personal injury firm over sexual assault settlement
Legal Ethics 2019-10-17 1:57 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has dismissed a professional negligence claim against a personal injury law firm, finding no prospect of success for a former client who alleged […]

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Ex-Dick Smith directors seek damages against Deloitte over $520M float
Class Actions 2019-10-11 4:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two former Dick Smith directors targeted by dual class actions have expanded their case against Deloitte over the retailer’s 2016 collapse, saying if the company […]

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Court can order security against funders in Fair Work class actions, judge rules
Employment 2019-10-08 9:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

A landmark ruling has found judges have the power to order security against litigation funders backing Fair Work class actions, in a decision that could […]

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Facing Deloitte cross-claims, Dick Smith execs drag other directors into class action
Class Actions 2019-10-03 10:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Former Dick Smith executives Nick Abboud and Michael Potts have pointed the finger at the defunct electronics retailer’s other directors in response to cross claims […]

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Walton liquidators target restructuring group that helped director avoid $18M in debt obligations
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-09-12 5:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

The liquidators of failed construction company Walton Construction are seeking to reinstate and then wind up a unit of restructuring advisory firm Mawson Group, which […]

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3A Composites issues ultimatum in combustible cladding class action
Class Actions 2019-09-12 3:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

German-based 3A Composites has issued an ultimatum in the high-stakes combustible cladding class action against it, saying it will try to shut down the matter […]

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3A Composites challenges commonality in cladding class action
Class Actions 2019-08-27 9:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

3A Composites has slammed the pleadings in a class action against it over allegedly combustible cladding, questioning whether the stated common issues are actually common […]

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