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UGL knew LNG project was behind schedule by April, class action says
Class Actions November 1, 2018 11:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

UGL knew by April 2014 that there were delays with the Ichthys LNG project, but failed to make required disclosures to shareholders, according to an […]

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Lawyers take aim in battle to lead BHP class action
Class Actions October 29, 2018 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

The high-stakes contest to run a shareholder class action against BHP has begun, with lawyers for three competing cases all arguing in Federal Court Monday […]

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Quinn Emanuel reveals ‘step up’ funding model in AMP class action beauty pageant
Class Actions October 10, 2018 9:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Quinn Emanuel¬†Urquhart & Sullivan will call in US experts to back up its proposed “step up” funding model as five law firms begin […]

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UGL class action funder to earn up to 30% commission
Class Actions October 5, 2018 2:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder backing a class action against engineering company UGL over disclosures related to the ballooning costs of its Ichthys power project could pocket […]

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Law firms won’t challenge AMP class action ruling
Class Actions September 26, 2018 1:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

A landmark ruling that transferred four competing federal class actions against AMP to state court will stand, with the law firms behind the cases opting […]

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Showdown looms as BHP faces 3rd class action over Brazil mine disaster
Class Actions September 25, 2018 10:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

BHP Billiton has been hit with a third class action in Australia over the 2015 dam failure at its Samarco mine in Brazil, and the […]

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Deloitte partners don’t have access to Hastie files, court told
Class Actions September 11, 2018 10:18 pm By Miklos Bolza and Christine Caulfield

Accounting giant Deloitte is digging in for a fight over a court order to produce documents to a shareholder class over the firm’s auditing of […]

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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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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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Deloitte fights order denying privilege in Hastie class action
Appeals August 31, 2018 2:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Auditing firm Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu wants to challenge a ruling that forces some of its partners to hand over evidence to shareholders in a class […]

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