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Royal commission class actions keep rolling in, one year after Hayne report
Financial Services January 23, 2020 7:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A year after Commissioner Kenneth Hayne released his scathing report, companies in the financial services sector are still facing fresh class actions over conduct aired […]

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NAB units face class action over ‘regrettable mismanagement’ of super accounts
Class Actions January 22, 2020 1:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two National Australia Bank units have been hit with a class action alleging they violated their duties as superannuation trustees by allegedly failing to transfer […]

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Bupa takes regulator to court as it fights ACCC allegations it overcharged, misled residents
Competition & Consumer Protection January 21, 2020 10:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

Bupa has launched court action to block a directive by the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission as the aged care provider battles a separate […]

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Class action appeals ruling allowing 7-Eleven to seek litigation releases
Class Actions January 16, 2020 10:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The lead applicant in a class action against 7-Eleven has appealed a ruling that denied its bid to block the convenience store chain from seeking […]

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Bombardier must defend multimillion dollar contract spat on WA billionaire’s home turf
Contracts January 13, 2020 10:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Jet builder Bombardier has lost its appeal of a ruling by the Western Australia Supreme Court that it has jurisdiction to hear a multimillion dollar […]

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NAB to face $750M in fines from AUSTRAC and ASIC actions, analysts predict
Financial Services January 10, 2020 2:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

National Australia Bank will be hit this year with an estimated $750 million in fines stemming from its fees for no service conduct and potential […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2019
Class Actions January 9, 2020 11:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Companies and other defendants forked over big sums last year to settle more than 20 class actions, with a total of at least $734 million […]

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IMF drops fight over commission in settled Murray Goulburn class action
Class Actions December 20, 2019 9:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

Litigation funder IMF Bentham has thrown in the towel in a battle over its cut of a $42 million settlement in a class action against […]

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Reports of death of common fund orders greatly exaggerated
Analysis December 19, 2019 11:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

Common fund orders in federal class actions could live to see another day, the Federal Court has indicated in new guidance to be released Friday, […]

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Fight to lead Monsanto class action could be on the cards
Product Liability December 19, 2019 2:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

A beauty contest to lead a class action against Monsanto over its allegedly cancer-causing weedkiller Roundup could be on foot, with the US chemical giant […]

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