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Two GetSwift shareholders opt out of class action, say company should put ‘legal obstacles’ behind it
Class Actions 2019-04-01 12:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

GetSwift shareholders Clutterbuck Capital Management and KPT Capital have opted out of a class action against the logistics services provider, blasting the “inappropriate and questionable” […]

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ASIC to go after GetSwift’s former general counsel
Securities 2019-03-19 7:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission wants to add GetSwift’s former inhouse lawyer as a respondent in its enforcement action against the logistics company, as […]

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IOOF faces shareholder class action after APRA case
Financial Services 2019-03-18 10:56 am By Christine Caulfield

Wealth manager IOOF is facing a shareholder class action alleging it failed to tell investors that misconduct aired at the Banking Royal Commission would put […]

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Common fund rulings a boon for class action litigation funders, experts say
Analysis 2019-03-01 9:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two rulings Friday keeping alive the common fund order are a ringing endorsement by the courts of the important role that litigation funders play in […]

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Judges have the power to issue common fund orders, appeals courts rule
Class Actions 2019-03-01 8:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

Common fund orders in class actions are legal and not unconstitutional, six judges found Friday after a history-making joint sitting of two appeals courts. With […]

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GetSwift weighs bid to toss law firm from ASIC action
Class Actions 2019-03-01 1:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

GetSwift has warned it may seek an injunction blocking Johnson Winter & Slattery from acting as instructing lawyers to the corporate cop in its enforcement […]

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Litigation funders slugged with cost of jurisdictional battle over AMP class actions
Class Actions 2019-02-27 9:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A state judge has ordered the litigation funders behind a group of federal class actions against AMP to pay the legal costs of their failed […]

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Lawyers, funders brace for landmark common fund ruling this week
Analysis 2019-02-26 9:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

Judgments in two appeals challenging the legality of common fund orders issued by courts in class actions will be handed down this week, and the […]

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Global insurer Jardine Lloyd Thompson can access names of local councils behind class action
Class Actions 2019-02-21 9:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

Global insurer Jardine Lloyd Thompson has won access to the identities of local councils suing it in a NSW class action brought by Quinn Emanuel […]

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‘Likely’ GetSwift class action settlement should not be delayed by High Court appeal, judge says
Class Actions 2019-02-07 9:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge won’t defer the opt-out notice in a shareholder class action against GetSwift pending the High Court’s decision on a special leave application to […]

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