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AMP slams ‘red herring’ in class action transfer fight
Class Actions August 14, 2018 8:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Embattled financial giant AMP on Tuesday criticised concerns raised by lawyers for the federal class actions about group members’ opt out rights, saying the concerns […]

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AMP denies class members will hit time bar in state court
Class Actions August 13, 2018 10:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP has slammed arguments that group members in four Federal Court class actions could face a jurisdictional limitation on their claims of disclosure breaches if […]

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AMP shareholders on surer legal footing in Federal Court, judge told
Class Actions August 10, 2018 10:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Federal Court offers group members in the shareholder class actions against AMP a major legal advantage over the NSW Supreme Court, lawyers for the […]

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Full Court questions restraint against class action lawyers
Class Actions August 7, 2018 10:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court expressed doubts Tuesday about an “unusual” and “heavy handed” order restraining lawyers leading the stayed class actions against GetSwift from advising […]

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GetSwift class action should be reheard by new judge, Full Court told
Class Actions August 6, 2018 9:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing the GetSwift class action proceedings was bent on picking a winner from the outset and should be removed from the case for […]

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Slater & Gordon auditor faces second class action
Securities August 3, 2018 10:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Former Slater & Gordon auditor Pitcher Partners has been hit with a class action alleging it signed off on an overly rosy 2015 year-end financial […]

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Squire Patton Boggs must pay rival’s fees for fighting GetSwift restraint
Class Actions July 31, 2018 10:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Squire Patton Boggs is again on the losing end of a ruling by the judge presiding over a shareholder class action against GetSwift, […]

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No holds barred in GetSwift class action challenge
Appeals July 27, 2018 11:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

The naming of Squire Patton Boggs as a concurrent wrongdoer in GetSwift’s defence puts the law firm in an “impossible position of conflict of interest” […]

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GetSwift’s defence says Squire Patton Boggs partly liable
Class Actions July 17, 2018 5:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

In what is believed to be an unprecedented move, logistics tech startup GetSwift has named law firm Squire Patton Boggs as a “concurrent wrongdoer” in […]

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Lawyers won’t move AMP class actions without a fight
Class Actions July 17, 2018 8:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

Applicants in four Federal Court class actions against AMP won’t voluntarily move their cases to the NSW Supreme Court on the invitation of a state […]

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