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Appeals court to hear BMW common fund challenge in Takata class actions
Product Liability 2018-10-22 7:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

A NSW Supreme Court judge said Monday it will refer to the Court of Appeal a challenge by car giant BMW to a common fund […]

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Quinn Emanuel reveals ‘step up’ funding model in AMP class action beauty pageant
Class Actions 2018-10-10 9:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan will call in US experts to back up its proposed “step up” funding model as five law firms begin […]

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Law firms won’t challenge AMP class action ruling
Class Actions 2018-09-26 1:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

A landmark ruling that transferred four competing federal class actions against AMP to state court will stand, with the law firms behind the cases opting […]

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BMW says court can’t make funding order in Takata class actions
Class Actions 2018-09-19 8:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

BMW Australia plans to challenge the NSW Supreme Court’s power to create a common fund order spanning six class actions brought against major players in […]

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Mortgage firm can’t shut down derivative suit over Macquarie Bank sale
Appeals 2018-09-11 5:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

Mortgage aggregator Connective Group has lost an appeal of a ruling that gave the greenlight to a shareholder’s derivative lawsuit against company directors and Macquarie […]

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Unanswered Pinsent Masons emails show retainer was terminated, appeals court says
Contracts 2018-08-31 11:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Spanish construction company Técnicas Reunidas can’t block two Pinsent Masons solicitors, formerly with Norton Rose, from representing Downer EDI Engineering in an ICC arbitration between the […]

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AMP wins bid to move class actions to state court
Class Actions 2018-08-29 2:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP has prevailed in a hard-fought fight over where it will defend five shareholder class actions brought in the wake of the Banking Royal Commission, […]

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Auto giants ready to talk settlement in Takata class actions
Product Liability 2018-08-28 9:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Six major car companies indicated Tuesday they were open to a quick settlement of class actions brought on behalf of potentially hundreds of thousands of […]

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AMP slams ‘red herring’ in class action transfer fight
Class Actions 2018-08-14 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 2018-08-13 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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