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Woolworths faces $100M shareholder class action over profit guidance
Securities September 11, 2018 9:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

Supermarket giant Woolworths has been hit with a class action on behalf of investors who allegedly suffered losses when the company revised its sales and […]

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Bellamy’s wants judge to limit costs of competing class actions
Class Actions September 7, 2018 9:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

A year after the Federal Court issued its important ruling on competing class actions and foreshadowed orders prohibiting duplicative legal fees, the company at the […]

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Judge trims class action against Commonwealth Bank
Class Actions September 7, 2018 10:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has struck out part of a class action against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia that alleges it kept investors in the dark about […]

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Sirtex buyout sparks insolvency fears by class action
Class Actions September 5, 2018 9:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Concerns that the proposed acquisition of Sirtex Medical by a Chinese private equity firm would leave the company with insufficient funds to cover a settlement […]

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VW ordered to name names in Dieselgate suits
Class Actions September 3, 2018 11:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing lawsuits by the ACCC as well as multiple class actions against Volkswagen AG over the Dieselgate scandal has ordered the car maker […]

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Latest BHP class action features novel funding arrangement
Class Actions September 2, 2018 11:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn has filed its promised class action against BHP Billiton over the Brazilian dam collapse, and the case puts a twist on typical funding […]

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Mark Latham’s defamation defence the ‘antithesis of a pleading’, judge says
Defamation August 30, 2018 9:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge on Thursday struck out former Prime Minister Mark Latham’s defence in a defamation case filed against him by the political editor of pop […]

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Judge slams ‘uncooperative’ Volkswagen in dieselgate case
Class Actions August 29, 2018 8:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has criticised Volkswagen for being “uncooperative” in refusing to tell the court who authorised the defeat device at the heart of […]

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AMP wins bid to move class actions to state court
Class Actions August 29, 2018 2:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP has prevailed in a hard-fought fight over where it will defend five shareholder class actions brought in the wake of the Banking Royal Commission, […]

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CFMMEU can’t view file note by Herbert Smith Freehills lawyer
Employment August 28, 2018 9:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A file note from a Herbert Smith Freehills lawyer is protected by legal professional privilege, a judge has ruled, shooting down a claim by the […]

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