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East Timor can’t duck $328M fuel supply dispute with Lighthouse Corporation
Energy & Natural Resources 2019-05-07 8:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Democratic Republic of East Timor has lost its bid to dismiss a lawsuit brought by oil and gas firm Lighthouse Corporation over $328 million […]

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Maurice Blackburn says it can deliver the goods in BHP class action
Appeals 2019-05-02 10:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Maurice Blackburn has fired its opening salvo in a high-stakes appeal of a judge’s decision rejecting its class action against BHP over the […]

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Ernst & Young might get dragged into Slater & Gordon class actions
Class Actions 2019-04-23 4:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accounting firm Pitcher Partners, which is facing two shareholder class actions over auditing work for Slater & Gordon, is considering filing claims of its own […]

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Midland Metals loses challenge to ‘deceptive’ letters by cable makers group
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-04-17 2:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Singapore-based cable manufacturer Midland Metals has lost its appeal of a  judgment that found the Australian Cablemakers Association did not violate the consumer laws when it […]

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Deloitte can’t escape class action claims over failure of Dick Smith
Class Actions 2019-04-11 9:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accounting giant Deloitte has failed in its bid to strike out claims made in two shareholder class actions alleging it was careless in auditing the […]

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IAG hit with class action over add-on insurance
Class Actions 2019-04-11 10:58 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A unit of Insurance Australia Group is facing a class action alleging it engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct by pushing add-on insurance onto individuals […]

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Ex-Slater & Gordon directors can’t dismiss Pitcher Partners’ cross claims in class actions
Class Actions 2019-04-09 4:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected a bid by former directors of Slater & Gordon to throw out cross claims brought by Pitcher Partners in two shareholder […]

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GetSwift class action to get in line behind ASIC case
Class Actions 2019-04-04 8:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has agreed to postpone a trial against logistics provider GetSwift until next year when a class action and a lawsuit by the Australian […]

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Two GetSwift shareholders opt out of class action, say company should put ‘legal obstacles’ behind it
Class Actions 2019-04-01 12:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

GetSwift shareholders Clutterbuck Capital Management and KPT Capital have opted out of a class action against the logistics services provider, blasting the “inappropriate and questionable” […]

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ASIC to go after GetSwift’s former general counsel
Securities 2019-03-19 7:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission wants to add GetSwift’s former inhouse lawyer as a respondent in its enforcement action against the logistics company, as […]

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