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Judge says no need to clarify referees’ role in PFAS class actions
Class Actions January 10, 2020 5:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing three class actions against the Commonwealth alleging contamination from the use of toxic firefighting foam at three naval bases has shot down […]

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‘Australia’s largest class action’ turns to bookbuilding after common fund blow
Class Actions December 19, 2019 6:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

A planned class action by Shine Lawyers, pegged as “Australia’s largest class action,” over allegedly toxic firefighting foam at eight Commonwealth military bases won’t be […]

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Judge in toxic foam class action says court not a ‘supplicant’ of the Commonwealth
Class Actions November 29, 2019 10:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court judge overseeing three class actions against the Commonwealth of Australia over allegedly toxic firefighting foam has criticised the government’s handling of the […]

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Dentons defends Afterpay money laundering advice
Financial Services November 26, 2019 5:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Dentons is standing by the legal advice it gave to Afterpay regarding its compliance with anti-money laundering laws, after an independent auditor found the buy […]

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Federal Court judge to go on cross-country tour for toxic foam class actions
Class Actions October 25, 2019 9:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

Federal Court Justice Michael Lee is set to go out in the field on a nationwide tour to personally inspect the military bases and surrounding […]

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Future personal injury claims may be barred in PFAS class actions, court warns
Australian Government Solicitor November 1, 2019 10:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has expressed concerns about whether group members in three class actions against the Commonwealth over allegedly toxic firefighting foam will be […]

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Farooq Khan, other directors breached their duties in battle over Keybridge Capital, court says
Corporate October 14, 2019 4:29 pm By Amelia Birnie

Perth-based Farooq Khan has lost a key case in the battle for control over investment firm Keybridge Capital, after a judge invalidated a board decision […]

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Dentons to acquire New Zealand firm to expand Australasian footprint
Business of Law July 31, 2019 4:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

International legal giant Dentons will acquire New Zealand law firm Kensington Swan, a move that will further strengthen its position in the Australasian region. Dentons […]

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Judge refuses ‘queue jumping’ request in Sirtex CEO insider trading case
White Collar July 19, 2019 1:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

An application by the former boss of Sirtex Medical for a sentencing date in the insider trading case against him has raised the ire of […]

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Judge dismisses ‘puzzling’ bid to boot FW Projects liquidators
Restructuring & Insolvency July 18, 2019 8:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two construction companies have lost what a court has called a “puzzling” bid to oust the liquidators of collapsed FW Projects amidst a legal battle […]

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