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Ernst & Young says previous Quintis auditor should share any blame
Class Actions 2018-12-03 11:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accounting giant Ernst & Young, which is accused in a class action of misleading and deceptive conduct in signing off on the 2015 and 2016 […]

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Quinn’s fees, funder’s cut slashed in Bank of Queensland class action settlement
Class Actions 2018-11-26 10:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has taken a hatchet to Quinn Emanuel’s fees and the funder’s cut in a $12 million settlement of a class action against Bank […]

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Funder in Dick Smith class action won’t guarantee lower commission amid delays
Class Actions 2018-11-22 4:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

Litigation funder Investor Claim Partner won’t promise it will maintain a lower commission rate in one of the Dick Smith class actions if mediation is […]

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Bannister Law off another class action
Class Actions 2018-11-21 9:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bannister Law has stepped down from leading a shareholder class action, the second major class action the firm has recently handed over to a rival […]

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Ponzi schemer Samra drew funds at ‘near excess’, BankSA admits
Class Actions 2018-11-21 8:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

Westpac-owned BankSA has admitted that convicted Ponzi schemer Michael Samra withdrew funds at “near excess” of the bank’s limits and had insufficient money to honour […]

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Dick Smith shareholder must join class action to pursue claims, judge says
Class Actions 2018-11-20 11:17 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Dick Smith shareholder has lost his bid to bring a separate proceeding against the failed home goods retailer while two class actions are afoot. […]

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Surfstitch judge says court can’t drop opt-out notice to class
Class Actions 2018-11-16 11:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has rejected a bid by the applicants in two shareholder class actions against online fashion retailer Surfstitch to push forward with a proposed […]

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High Court declines Rebel Wilson appeal in defamation case
Defamation 2018-11-16 4:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Rebel Wilson has lost a bid to have the High Court reconsider an appeals court’s decision to slash her record $4.75 million award in a […]

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Quintis class action lawyers want to peek at insurance docs
Class Actions 2018-11-08 2:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyers leading a class action against Quintis want the failed sandalwood oil producer to hand over evidence of any insurance policy that could cover the […]

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Surfstitch class action settlement in peril as debate rages over opt-out notice
Class Actions 2018-11-01 8:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

Judges do not have the power to approve a class action settlement without first issuing an opt-out notice to group members, the court-appointed contradictor in […]

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