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Funder sells stake in Commonwealth Bank class action for $7.5M
Class Actions 2022-06-30 4:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A litigation funder has reaped $7.5 million from the sale of a 20 per cent stake in a shareholder class action against the Commonwealth Bank […]

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Law firm behind ANZ, Westpac flex commission cases to try again for contingency fees
Class Actions 2022-06-23 9:18 pm By Sam Matthews

The law firm that lost the first ever application for a group costs order in class actions against ANZ and Westpac has indicated it will […]

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‘Regime has provided access to justice’: Judge OKs $56.3M Colonial class action settlement
Class Actions 2022-06-20 2:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has signed off on a $56.3 million settlement in a class action against wealth manager Colonial First State that will see Maurice Blackburn […]

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Ten asks court to toss sex discrimination claims from journalist’s harassment case
Employment 2022-06-15 6:38 pm By Sam Matthews

Network Ten has moved to strike out claims that it’s Canberra bureau, led by high profile political reporter Peter van Onselen and executive editor Anthony […]

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Claims against Macquarie Leasing dropped in ANZ flex commissions class action
Class Actions 2022-06-06 12:26 pm By Sam Matthews

Macquarie Leasing has been let off the hook in a class action alleging that a flex commissions scheme by ANZ’s former car finance business encouraged […]

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Qantas takes fight over axing of ground staff to High Court
High Court 2022-06-02 11:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Qantas has asked the High Court to reverse a judgment that found it violated the Fair Work Act by axing 1,800 ground staff partly to […]

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Uber appeals ruling it sought Freehills’ advice on how not to get ‘caught’
Class Actions 2022-05-31 2:17 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Uber has appealed a ruling that found many of its email exchanges with its lawyers were made in furtherance of offences at the centre of […]

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EY settles class action claims over Slater & Gordon audits
Class Actions 2022-05-26 10:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ernst & Young has settled all claims against it in a shareholder class action alleging the Big Four accounting firm and Pitcher Partners signed off […]

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Treasury Wine’s blackout of board papers ‘not justified’, class action judge says
Class Actions 2022-05-23 3:03 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A shareholder class action against Treasury Wine Estates has won access to information said to prove there were reduced wine sales in the United States, […]

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Crown Resorts must tell class action what board knew about money laundering
Class Actions 2022-05-12 4:44 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing a shareholder class action against Crown Resorts has ordered the casino giant to give details of board members’ knowledge about two bank […]

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