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Royal commission class actions pile up, with more on the way
Class Actions June 18, 2019 2:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

While no means a flood, the class actions filed in response to the shocking evidence of misbehaviour at last year’s banking royal commission have been […]

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Combustible cladding class action has prima facie case against manufacturer, judge says
Product Liability June 3, 2019 1:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has allowed the applicant in a class action over allegedly dangerous combustible cladding to sue a German-based cladding manufacturer, saying there was a […]

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Shine Lawyers settles shareholder class action
Class Actions May 31, 2019 11:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

Publicly-traded law firm Shine Lawyers has reached a confidential agreement to settle a class action alleging it misled shareholders about the value of ongoing business […]

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No more shots in Russian vodka trade marks case
Intellectual Property May 30, 2019 9:33 pm By Amelia Birnie

A dispute over allegedly stolen Russian vodka trade marks has been permanently stayed as an abuse of process, after the Russian Federation failed to provide […]

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Quinn Emanuel to appeal loss in AMP class action beauty parade
Class Actions May 29, 2019 5:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has told the court it will appeal a judgment permanently staying its shareholder class action against AMP over […]

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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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Funders feel the heat as AMP ruling shows returns to class members matter most
Analysis May 24, 2019 3:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge’s decision to pick Maurice Blackburn’s no win, no fee class action against AMP over three funded class actions puts the pressure on litigation […]

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No win, no fee funding model carries Maurice Blackburn to victory in AMP class action contest
Class Actions May 23, 2019 10:29 am By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn’s shareholder class action against AMP — the only action not backed by a litigation funder — has been picked as the winner in […]

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Law firms to learn fate in AMP class action beauty parade
Analysis May 21, 2019 11:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

A ruling by a judge deciding a four-way contest to run a shareholder class action against AMP is expected this week, a judgment significant not […]

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‘No material risk’ of fire: PE cladding importer hits back at class action
Class Actions May 20, 2019 9:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australian distribution firm Halifax Vogel Group has struck back at a class action alleging it violated consumer laws with its representations regarding the quality of […]

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