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Law firms offer to join forces in competing Lendlease class actions
Class Actions September 18, 2019 1:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

The plaintiffs firms running rival shareholder class actions against construction giant Lendlease have pitched a proposal to join their competing cases, a plan that should […]

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Court not convinced ‘superhuman’ judge needed for back-to-back GetSwift hearings
Securities September 16, 2019 5:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has dismissed an application by GetSwift to delay the hearing of a shareholder class action against it, despite arguments that a […]

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Estia Health seeks to strike out ‘defective’ class action pleadings
Class Actions September 5, 2019 9:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

Aged care provider Estia Health has launched a bid to strike out the pleadings in a Phi Finney McDonald-led shareholder class action, accusing the law […]

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Facebook, Instagram were entitled to block Aussie startup’s access, court told
Competition & Consumer Protection August 26, 2019 3:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

Facebook and Instagram have denied allegations they breached Australia’s competition law when they terminated the accounts of a Melbourne-based startup, saying they were entitled to […]

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Lendlease class actions set down for beauty parade, but applicants in talks to avoid contest
Class Actions August 22, 2019 8:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two competing shareholder class actions against developer Lendlease have been locked in for a beauty parade before the judge who recently forced the consolidation of […]

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Domino’s Pizza wants class action claims struck out, but judge not biting yet
Class Actions August 22, 2019 9:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

Arguing the pleadings are “evasive or ambiguous”, Domino’s Pizza has made a bid to strike out the statement of claim filed in a class action […]

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‘This is why I hate categories of discovery’: Judge won’t let ASIC have another year of GetSwift docs
Class Actions August 20, 2019 9:43 pm By Amelia Birnie

The judge overseeing proceedings brought against logistics company GetSwift has refused the corporate regulator’s request for another year’s worth of documents, saying it could effectively […]

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UGL settles shareholder class action over $900M Ichthys LNG project
Class Actions August 9, 2019 4:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Engineering company UGL has reached an in-principle settlement in a class action alleging it kept shareholders in the dark about problems with a $900 million […]

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Lendlease points finger at shareholders in class action defence
Class Actions August 8, 2019 5:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Construction giant Lendlease has filed its defence in one of two shareholder class actions filed against it, saying any losses investors allegedly suffered were wholly […]

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Forge reaches multimillion dollar settlement in shareholder class action
Class Actions July 25, 2019 1:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

Collapsed engineering and construction company Forge Group has agreed to settle a shareholder class action over alleged continuous disclosure breaches, which will see the funder […]

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