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Royal commission class actions pile up, with more on the way
Class Actions June 18, 2019 2:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

While no means a flood, the class actions filed in response to the shocking evidence of misbehaviour at last year’s banking royal commission have been […]

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Teva, Boehringer settle inhaler capsule patent spat
Article June 19, 2019 2:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

The local arm of Israeli drug maker Teva Pharma and German drug maker Boehringer Ingelheim have settled their dispute around a patented capsule used to […]

Judge has ‘real misgivings’ about security for costs bid in casual worker class actions
Class Actions June 17, 2019 10:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has baulked at an application by labour hire company Chandler Macleod and BHP unit Mt Arthur Coal seeking security for their legal costs […]

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Judge allows expanded insurance class action against NAB
Class Actions June 13, 2019 3:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has granted a bid by the applicant in a class action against National Australia Bank over the sale of allegedly worthless credit card […]

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NAB may face beefed up class action over ‘worthless’ insurance
Class Actions June 12, 2019 3:55 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Slater and Gordon is looking to significantly expand its class action against National Australia Bank over the sale of “worthless” credit card insurance to include […]

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IOOF execs slam APRA for last-minute discovery as trial looms
Financial Services June 6, 2019 7:47 pm By Amelia Birnie

Former executives of wealth manager IOOF facing disqualification proceedings by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority have criticised the prudential regulator for a late and extensive […]

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‘Sensible’ funder won’t stick toxic foam class with costs after last-minute common fund withdrawal
Product Liability May 30, 2019 3:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has praised funder IMF Bentham for not seeking to recover from group members the cost of a withdrawn common fund application in one […]

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No more shots in Russian vodka trade marks case
Intellectual Property May 30, 2019 9:33 pm By Amelia Birnie

A dispute over allegedly stolen Russian vodka trade marks has been permanently stayed as an abuse of process, after the Russian Federation failed to provide […]

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Investors to get their day in court over Credit Suisse ‘MINI’ warrants
Securities May 29, 2019 4:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has ruled he has jurisdication to hear a case brought by a group of investors against a unit of Credit Suisse […]

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NAB takes captive insurer, Lloyd’s units to court over coverage dispute
Insurance May 27, 2019 11:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

The National Australia Bank has filed a lawsuit against its Singapore-based captive insurance unit and three syndicates of global insurance giant Lloyd’s seeking coverage for […]

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