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Class action accuses Queensland energy generators of ‘gaming’ electricity rates for profit
Class Actions 2021-01-20 10:29 am By Miklos Bolza

A class action brought on behalf of 40,000 customers has been launched against two Queensland energy generators who are accused of ‘gaming’ the energy pricing […]

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Clients and lawyers with axe to grind a major headache for law firms in 2020
Business of Law 2021-01-13 10:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

While there was no shortage of pain and challenges for law firms as the coronavirus raged across the globe last year, a number of big […]

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Law firms agree to consolidate AMP insurance class actions
Class Actions 2020-12-22 1:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two law firms that have filed competing class action against AMP over allegedly excessive insurance premiums have changed tack and agreed to consolidate the proceedings. […]

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Freedom Foods, Deloitte hit with class action over accounting scandal
Class Actions 2020-12-08 5:53 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Freedom Foods and its auditor Deloitte have been hit with a shareholder class action after a shock announcement last week of more than $590 million […]

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Freedom Foods, Deloitte face class action investigation over accounting scandal
Class Actions 2020-12-01 2:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Freedom Foods and its auditor Deloitte are facing a class action investigation after a bombshell announcement of more than $590 million in write-downs stemming from […]

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Cigno, BHF say they did not need a licence for payday loans
Financial Services 2020-11-03 3:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

Facing an ASIC enforcement action over alleged breaches of Australian credit laws, payday lenders BHF Solutions and Cigno claim they did not need a licence […]

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Law firms behind competing AMP class actions fight consolidation
Class Actions 2020-10-27 4:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A showdown over two competing class actions against AMP is set down for December, and the applicants will have to persuade the judge overseeing the […]

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Judge backs ASIC plan to ban OTC binary options as issuers hit with $75M penalty
Financial Services 2020-10-16 4:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

Over-the-counter derivative issuers AGM Markets, OT Markets and Oxifin Tech have been ordered to pay a total of $75 million in penalties after a ruling […]

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Piper Alderman admits partner told assistant ‘Go spend time with your kids’
Employment 2020-10-13 10:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Piper Alderman has struck back at a sex discrimination lawsuit brought by a former administrative assistant, admitting that while a law firm partner did tell […]

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Fifty horse owners saddle up for credibility attack at Zoetis class action trial
Class Actions 2020-10-07 3:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fifty horse owners may face cross-examination regarding adverse effects allegedly caused by Zoetis’ Hendra virus vaccine, with the company warning a four-week hearing scheduled to […]

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