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Spotless judgment clarifies redundancy payment exception
Employment January 16, 2019 5:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

Spotless Services violated the Fair Work Act by failing to pay redundancy for workers employed at Perth International Airport, a court has found, in a ruling […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2018
Exclusive January 11, 2019 11:29 pm By Christine Caulfield and Cat Fredenburgh

From a record-setting funder’s cut to the first call for ‘“proportionality”, last year saw a number of groundbreaking judgments approving class action settlements worth more […]

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JP Morgan wins bid to keep ANZ probe docs confidential
Securities January 8, 2019 9:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

JP Morgan, the reported whistleblower behind a criminal cartel case against ANZ, Deutsche Bank and Citigroup over a $2.5 billion share placement, has won its […]

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Class action cases and trends to watch in 2019
Feature January 7, 2019 10:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

A challenge to the legality of common fund orders, an appeal to the High Court over the power of judges to stay competing cases, one […]

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The unforgettable class action rulings of 2018
Feature January 4, 2019 11:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

Last year was an exciting one for class action lawyers, with monumental court decisions on competing cases, cross-jurisdictional spats, proportionality in settlements and the power […]

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Ashley Services settles shareholder class action over $67M loss
Class Actions January 4, 2019 11:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

A multi-million dollar settlement has been reached in a shareholder class action against private training company Ashley Services over its $67 million tumble two years […]

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Treasury Wine can’t get costs for stayed class actions, court told
Class Actions December 19, 2018 4:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

Treasury Wine Estates can’t claim its legal costs in defending against two stayed shareholder class actions because the terms of a settlement in a third […]

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Judge picks winner in BHP class action contest
Class Actions December 18, 2018 11:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has chosen a winner in a battle of law firms vying to run a massive shareholder class action against BHP over the fatal […]

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Hytera ordered to hand over ‘stolen’ Motorola code
Intellectual Property December 18, 2018 5:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

Hytera Communications has been ordered to hand over source code that Motorola claims was stolen by three employees who jumped ship between the companies. In […]

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Judge spurs ASIC to mediate in NAB fees for no service case
Financial Services December 17, 2018 3:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has pushed the Australian Securities and Investments Commission into mediation with two NAB wealth management units in its case over $100 million in […]

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