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Gadens to run consolidated Quintis class action, court hears
Class Actions December 10, 2018 1:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

A shareholder class action led by Bannister Law against sandalwood oil producer Quintis will be absorbed by rival law firm Gadens in a consolidation agreement […]

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Ernst & Young says previous Quintis auditor should share any blame
Class Actions December 3, 2018 11:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accounting giant Ernst & Young, which is accused in a class action of misleading and deceptive conduct in signing off on the 2015 and 2016 […]

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Advangen must pay Ikon $1M for TV ads despite buyer’s remorse
Media November 7, 2018 9:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

Hair loss treatment company Advangen International has been ordered to fork over $940,000 to advertising agency Ikon Communications after refusing to pay for an ad […]

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Melbourne University’s Trinity College sues to protect lucrative name
Competition & Consumer Protection November 5, 2018 4:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

An education provider calling itself Trinity College Australia faces a lawsuit alleging it is duping consumers by trying to pass off as The University of […]

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Dark clouds loom over common fund orders
Expert Insights November 2, 2018 9:53 pm By Piper Alderman's Anne Freeman, Susanna Khouri and Amir Chowdhury

A shadow has been cast over the seemingly well-accepted ability of courts to make common fund orders in third-party funded representative proceedings. The New South […]

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Vannin boss can’t escape cross claim by rival litigation funder
Business of Law October 22, 2018 11:06 am By Christine Caulfield

The managing director of litigation funder Vannin Capital lost a battle to dismiss a cross claim brought against him by rival LCM in a case […]

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Gadens seeks to shut down rival firm’s Quintis class action
Class Actions October 16, 2018 10:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

The battle over competing shareholder class actions against failed sandalwood oil producer Quintis is heating up, with law firm Gadens launching a bid to shut […]

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Judge OKs $3M settlement in Kagara shareholder class action
Class Actions August 27, 2018 8:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

A $3 million settlement in the shareholder class action against the directors of failed mining company Kagara has been approved, with a Federal Court judge […]

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MinterEllison settles claims over solar company collapse
Securities July 24, 2018 10:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

MinterEllison has resolved claims by two directors of failed Solar Shop Australia alleging the law firm, which was retained by the company to advise on […]

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Ex-Kagara directors reach deal in shareholder class action
Class Actions July 27, 2018 8:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

Eight former directors of failed mining company Kagara have settled a shareholder class action alleging they misled investors and falsified the company’s accounting records, the […]

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