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Law firm drops opt out clause from funding agreement in Boral class action
Class Actions 2021-04-09 3:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Phi Finney McDonald will amend its funding agreement with Therium in a shareholder class action against Boral after a judge found that an irrevocable opt […]

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Boral ruling a warning to class action lawyers to be on their best behaviour
Class Actions 2021-04-01 3:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judgment in a heated carriage fight between three class actions against construction giant Boral provides some guidance to law firms about conduct that could […]

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Ashurst doubles bonus pool to reward staff for strong pandemic performance
Business of Law 2021-04-01 10:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ashurst has become the second Big Six firm to up its bonus game to reward staff for the firm’s strong performance during the coronavirus pandemic, […]

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‘Nothing the Crown does will satisfy these nine accused’: Prosecution defends ANZ cartel indictment
White Collar 2021-04-01 9:56 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The prosecution in a criminal cartel case against several banks and high-ranking executives over a $2.5 billion ANZ share placement has fought back against accusations […]

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No win no fee carries law firm to victory in Boral class action beauty parade
Class Actions 2021-03-31 11:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

The law firm running its class action on a no win no fee basis has been crowned the winner in a battle against two competing […]

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ANZ admits flex commission dealers ‘encouraged’ to offer loans with interest above base rate
Class Actions 2021-03-30 4:26 pm By Christine Caulfield

Banking giant ANZ, which is facing a class action over a flex commissions scheme by its former car finance business, has admitted that the calculation […]

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Arnott’s, Campbell won’t use ‘Plantly’ logo while TM infringement case simmers
Intellectual Property 2021-03-30 11:55 am By Christine Caulfield

Food giants Arnott’s and Campbell will stop using their ‘Plantly’ logo on any new products pending the resolution of a trade mark infringement lawsuit brought […]

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AIG can’t avoid bill for Murray Goulburn class action, judge rules
Insurance 2021-03-26 6:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

Insurer AIG Australia will have to pay collapsed diary processing firm Murray Goulburn at least $8.85 million after a court ruled it was liable to […]

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Qantas denies age discrimination claims by senior pilot
Employment 2021-03-24 12:54 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Qantas has hit back at a lawsuit by a 64-year-old long haul pilot that has flown with the airline for 40 years accusing it of […]

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‘Troubled’ by costs in Monsanto class action, judge wants initial trial on Roundup cancer risk
Class Actions 2021-03-23 2:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a class action against Bayer-owned Monsanto has suggested a hearing by the end of the year on the cancer risks of the […]

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