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RCR Tomlinson hit with shareholder class action over $57M solar farm loss
Class Actions 2018-11-20 2:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has launched a shareholder class action against engineering and infrastructure firm RCR Tomlinson after “catastrophic” losses caused by […]

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GetSwift judge had power to stay competing class actions, Full Court rules
Appeals 2018-11-20 11:21 am By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court has dismissed a challenge to a ruling that chose one of three shareholder class actions to proceed against GetSwift, saying the […]

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Funder wants major role in common fund challenge
Class Actions 2018-11-12 8:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Litigation funder Regency Funding has sought leave to intervene as a major player in one of two challenges to the courts’ powers to issue common […]

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PetroHunter unit’s case over Beetaloo Basin JV survives dismissal bid
Energy & Natural Resources 2018-11-05 9:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A subsidiary of US-based PetroHunter Energy has defeated calls to toss its case over $70 million in allegedly unpaid contributions and contractual breaches stemming from […]

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VW faces class action over Takata airbags
Class Actions 2018-10-29 1:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Quinn Emanuel has filed a class action against Volkswagen over cars fitted with defective Takata airbags, the seventh class action filed by the firm in […]

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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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