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Special counsel appointed in toxic foam class action
Class Actions June 28, 2019 11:41 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing several class actions over the alleged use of toxic foam at government military bases has appointed a special counsel to hear the […]

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‘Sensible’ funder won’t stick toxic foam class with costs after last-minute common fund withdrawal
Product Liability May 30, 2019 3:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has praised funder IMF Bentham for not seeking to recover from group members the cost of a withdrawn common fund application in one […]

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Bauer’s appeal victory means curtain call for Discover Downunder trade mark
Intellectual Property May 9, 2019 4:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

Bauer Consumer Media has won a five-year legal battle over Evergreen Television’s Discover Downunder trade mark, with the Full Federal Court setting aside a prior […]

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After drawing scrutiny from judge, toxic foam class action funding structure revealed
Product Liability April 23, 2019 10:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

The sought-after commission at the centre of an unsuccessful common fund application in a class action over the use of toxic foam at a RAAF […]

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Generics attack validity of Neurim insomnia drug patent
Intellectual Property April 5, 2019 8:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two generic pharmaceutical companies, Generic Partners and Apotex, have filed cross-claims alleging that Neurim Pharmaceuticals’ patent for its insomnia drug Circadin is invalid and should […]

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Judge ‘uncomfortable’ with common fund order in toxic foam class actions
Class Actions April 3, 2019 5:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge overseeing three toxic foam class actions against the Commonwealth of Australia has said he’s not comfortable approving a common fund order which does […]

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Common fund bid in toxic foam class action dismissed after applicant bristles at more scrutiny
Class Actions April 12, 2019 11:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has tossed an application for a common fund order in a class action over the use of toxic foam on a RAAF base […]

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Toxic foam class action not time-barred, court hears
Class Actions January 10, 2019 10:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The applicants in a class action¬†over exposure to allegedly toxic foam used on a government military base have struck back at the Commonwealth of Australia’s […]

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MFS execs lose appeal over $147.5M in misused funds
Financial Services December 18, 2018 5:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

Three former executives of failed Gold Coast finance company MFS Group have lost their challenge to a ruling that they misappropriated $147.5 million in funds […]

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ASIC asks High Court to clarify meaning of ‘officer’
Corporate January 16, 2019 9:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC is seeking approval from the High Court to appeal a judgment that let a former director of Gold Coast finance company MFS Group partially […]

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