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Quintis to hand over insurance docs in class actions
Competition & Consumer Protection June 6, 2019 10:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Failed sandalwood oil producer Quintis has agreed to hand over insurance policies showing any coverage for potential liability it or its former CEO may have […]

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Airtasker wins opposition to ‘Like a Boss’ trade mark
Intellectual Property June 5, 2019 5:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

Airtasker has succeeded in opposing a competitor’s application to trade mark the phrase ‘Like a Boss’, which the popular gig marketplace used in a long-running […]

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Piper Alderman partner rejected offer to leave on a ‘dignified basis’, court told
Business of Law June 3, 2019 9:22 pm By Amelia Birnie

A senior Piper Alderman partner who has launched a sex discrimination case against the law firm rejected “reasonable settlement offers” that would have allowed her […]

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Horse vaccine class action gets chance to add sample group member to bring ‘valid’ consumer claim
Class Actions June 4, 2019 9:19 pm By Amelia Birnie

Noting the relevant three-year limitations provision was “quite unusal”, the judge overseeing a consumer class action against horse vaccine manufacturer Zoetis has given the class […]

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Piper Alderman says costs breach in KPMG class action ‘obviously accidental’
Class Actions May 31, 2019 2:42 pm By Amelia Birnie

Piper Alderman has urged a judge to excuse its “obviously accidental” breach of legal profession costs regulations in its Discovery Metals investor class action against […]

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GetSwift faces scrutiny by class action law firm after ASX trading halt
Securities May 29, 2019 9:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

The law firm running a shareholder class action against GetSwift confirmed it was looking at the events surrounding Tuesday’s trading halt by the Australian Stock […]

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Judge questions Piper Alderman’s $3.5M legal bill in KPMG class action
Class Actions May 28, 2019 1:59 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has questioned whether he should approve the $3.5 million legal bill in the settled Discovery Metals shareholder class action against KPMG, amid concerns […]

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Court approves confidential KPMG class action settlement over objections
Class Actions May 27, 2019 9:32 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has signed off on the confidential settlement of a shareholder class action brought against KPMG relating to the failed $830 million hostile takeover […]

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Insufficient evidence Piper Alderman discriminated against female partner, judge says
Employment May 27, 2019 10:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found a senior female partner at Piper Alderman has not provided sufficient evidence that the firm moved to oust her from its […]

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Piper Alderman free to oust senior female partner amid sex discrimination case
Business of Law May 24, 2019 4:22 pm By Amelia Birnie

The job of a senior Piper Alderman partner is in jeopardy after a court refused to extend an injunction preventing her from being ousted from […]

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