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Albanese government welcomes class action funder’s defeat of MIS regulation
Class Actions 2022-06-17 10:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

The federal government said Friday it would consider the implications of an appeals court’s finding that the managed investment scheme structure was unsuited to class […]

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Full Court finds class actions are not managed investment schemes
Class Actions 2022-06-16 10:43 am By Cindy Cameronne

In a significant victory for litigation funders, the Full Federal Court has found that funded class actions are not managed investment schemes subject to regulatory […]

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Quintis investors to get $4.7M in class action settlement, court told
Class Actions 2022-06-14 2:51 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Two years after an insurance dispute scuttled a proposed settlement, group members in two class actions against sandalwood producer Quintis are set to receive $4.7 […]

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Six-year-old lawsuit against CFMEU over Pentridge site back on
Employment 2022-06-08 3:58 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has revived a long-running suit against the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union and Victorian state secretary John Setka, granting the plaintiffs […]

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Judge refuses to toss infringement claims over mining tool patents
Intellectual Property 2022-06-03 9:26 pm By Cindy Cameronne

WA manufacturer Rock Tool Refurbishment Solutions has lost its bid to throw out patent infringement claims by global mining equipment company CME, with a judge […]

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MIS regime ‘just cannot work’ for class action funding arrangements, court told
Class Actions 2022-05-25 10:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

A litigation funder challenging a decision underpinning recently enacted rules that require class actions to be registered as managed investment schemes told an appeals court […]

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Shine Lawyers wins battle to run $463M Dixon Advisory class action
Class Actions 2022-05-19 4:24 pm By Sam Matthews

Shine Lawyers has beaten out class action rival Piper Alderman in a battle to lead a class action worth up to $463 million against collapsed […]

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Quintis class action settlement takes hit as insurers win appeal
Insurance 2022-05-19 4:39 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Two insurers have won an appeal that blocks group members in a class action against sandalwood producer Quintis from receiving a further $11.25 million after […]

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Consolidation of Dixon Advisory class actions hits snag over funding
Class Actions 2022-05-13 10:20 pm By Sam Matthews

A proposed consolidation of two class actions against collapsed wealth manager Dixon Advisory has hit a snag, with Shine Lawyers wanting to ensure group members […]

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KPMG should have advised Gunns to notify growers of new financing, class action says
Class Actions 2022-05-09 10:01 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A class action over the failure of six managed investment schemes for eucalyptus wood in Tasmania has accused KPMG of failing to advise forestry giant […]

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