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Insurance suit in Quintis class actions ‘makes no sense’, court hears
Class Actions 2020-09-18 6:31 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Insurers of sandalwood producer Quintis have told a court that a rectification suit brought by the applicants in two class actions seeking to increase D&O […]

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Law firm loses bid for insurance docs in Dreamworld class action
Insurance 2020-09-11 3:05 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The applicants in a shareholder class action against Dreamworld owner Ardent Leisure over a 2016 tragedy in which four people died following a ride malfunction […]

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Ex-Piper Alderman partner’s evidence of sex discrimination falls short, judge says
Employment 2020-09-09 7:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Evidence of an outdated management approach and bullying — which included threatening defamation proceedings against two junior lawyers that complained about her — appear to […]

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CBA exec warns class actions could deter top talent from boardrooms
Financial Services 2020-09-08 4:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

A high ranking executive from the Commonwealth Bank of Australia has warned that an increase in class actions could discourage Australia’s best corporate leaders from […]

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Ousted Piper Alderman partner can’t bring sex discrimination claims against firm
Employment 2020-09-07 5:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former Piper Alderman partner has lost her bid to bring sex discrimination claims against the partners of the law firm, but can still proceed […]

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CBA hit with class action over grandfathered commissions
Class Actions 2020-09-03 10:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A class action has been filed against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia over commissions grandfathered by the Future of Financial Advice reforms. The class action, […]

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Insurance docs sought amid fears Ardent Leisure lacks assets to meet $310M class action
Class Actions 2020-08-28 4:17 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The lead applicant in a shareholder class action against Dreamworld owner Ardent Leisure over a 2016 tragedy in which four people died following a ride […]

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Class action crackdown spurs rush to the courthouse
Class Actions 2020-08-26 10:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Eight law firms made it to the courthouse door just under the wire last week, filing class actions on the eve of regulations that will […]

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Insurers dragged into Gunns plantation class action
Class Actions 2020-08-17 3:15 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two insurance companies have been joined as respondents to a class action against forestry giant Gunns over the failure of six managed investment schemes for […]

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Insurance policies stalling Quintis class action settlement were ‘cobbled together’, court hears
Insurance 2020-08-11 6:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Insurance policies that may be worth up to $46 million and have derailed settlement approval in two class actions against sandalwood producer Quintis were “cobbled […]

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