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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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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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Commonwealth Bank pans class action pleadings as ‘vague penumbra’
Class Actions August 24, 2018 4:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia is seeking to strike out portions of a shareholder class action over allegedly lax anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing controls […]

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AMP slams ‘red herring’ in class action transfer fight
Class Actions August 14, 2018 8:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Embattled financial giant AMP on Tuesday criticised concerns raised by lawyers for the federal class actions about group members’ opt out rights, saying the concerns […]

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AMP denies class members will hit time bar in state court
Class Actions August 13, 2018 10:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP has slammed arguments that group members in four Federal Court class actions could face a jurisdictional limitation on their claims of disclosure breaches if […]

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AMP shareholders on surer legal footing in Federal Court, judge told
Class Actions August 10, 2018 10:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Federal Court offers group members in the shareholder class actions against AMP a major legal advantage over the NSW Supreme Court, lawyers for the […]

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BHP pays $50M to settle US class actions over Samarco mine
Class Actions August 9, 2018 3:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

Mining giant BHP Billiton has reached a $50 million deal to settle the US class action over the 2015 dam failure at the Samarco mine […]

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