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Deductions to eat up 66% of Wellard shareholder class action settlement
Class Actions 2024-02-13 10:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Group members in a shareholder class action against livestock exporter Wellard will get 34 per cent of a $23 million settlement if the court approves […]

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Airbags class action against Volkswagen suffers High Court loss
Appeals 2024-02-08 10:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has refused special leave in a failed class action against Volkswagen over allegedly defective Takata airbags. Lead plaintiff in the Quinn Emanuel-led […]

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Judge approves 27.5% GCO in ‘complex’ Medibank class action
Class Actions 2024-02-06 10:23 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has signed off on a 27.5 per cent group costs order in a consolidated shareholder class action against Medibank over a cyberattack that […]

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Lawsuit accuses PwC of denying ex-partner retirement payments over leaks crisis
Tax 2024-02-02 5:36 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A former PricewaterhouseCoopers partner has sued the firm for denying him retirement payments for moving to alleged competitor DLA Piper and for his alleged involvement […]

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Cattle exporter Wellard settles shareholder class action for $23M
Class Actions 2024-02-02 3:01 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A shareholder class action against livestock exporter Wellard over a profit downgrade following its $300 million initial public offering in 2015 has settled for $23 […]

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Judge discontinues council class action against insurer JLT, won’t pause clock
Class Actions 2024-01-22 11:51 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has discontinued a class action by Victorian councils against insurer JLT Risk Solutions, but has departed from the decisions of two other judges […]

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Reading the tea leaves from 2023’s class action beauty parades
Analysis 2024-01-15 11:19 pm By Sam Matthews

The country’s most experienced class action law firm won two and lost two in last year’s beauty parades before the courts, showing track record is […]

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Tiwi Islander loses challenge to Santos’ $5.6B Barossa pipeline
Energy & Natural Resources 2024-01-15 1:30 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Energy company Santos has defeated a challenge by a Tiwi Islander traditional custodian to the construction of a pipeline for its $5.6 billion Barossa gas […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2023
Top 10 Class Action Settlements 2024-01-05 4:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Companies and government entities paid out less to settle class actions in 2023 than in the previous two years, with no mega settlements hitting their […]

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Funders’ cut, legal fees to eat up half of $40M RCR Tomlinson class action settlement
Class Actions 2024-01-09 11:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

The funders that bankrolled a securities class action against collapsed engineering firm RCR Tomlinson will ask the court to give them an $8 million cut […]

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