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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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Common fund orders fulfil class action promise, lawyers tell historic appeals court
Appeals 2019-02-05 10:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

Common fund orders are the completion of the notion of class actions envisaged when the regime was introduced 27 years ago, a joint-sitting of two […]

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Common fund orders in class actions either ‘premature’ or ‘pointless’, joint appeals court told
Appeals 2019-02-04 8:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeal before a historic joint sitting of two courts over so-called common fund orders in class actions kicked off Monday with a full bench of […]

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It’s the vibe of the thing: all eyes on constitutional challenge to common fund orders
Analysis 2019-02-01 11:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

An unprecedented joint-sitting of two appeals courts will this week hear a constitutional challenge to the power of judges to make so-called common fund orders, […]

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GetSwift to contest High Court special leave bid
Appeals 2019-01-31 11:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

Logistics startup GetSwift has confirmed it will fight an appeal to the High Court by law firm Squire Patton Boggs challenging a landmark ruling that […]

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Amazon had no obligation to use GetSwift’s services, class action claims
Class Actions 2019-01-21 10:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

GetSwift failed to disclose to investors that under an agreement announced with Amazon, the e-commerce giant had no obligation to use the logistics provider for […]

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