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GetSwift directors’ decision not to take stand in ASIC case can’t be held against company, court told
Securities 2020-08-14 11:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge overseeing ASIC’s case against logistics provider GetSwift cannot draw any inferences against the company because directors Bane Hunter and Joel Macdonald did not […]

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GetSwift class action trial vacated as judge asked to recuse himself
Class Actions 2020-08-13 10:15 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing a shareholder class action against logistics provider GetSwift and three executives has vacated an upcoming trial date, following an application that he […]

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‘Most painful relationship I’ve ever had’: Law firm describes falling out with funder in BOQ class action
Class Actions 2020-07-27 5:54 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The law firm that represented elderly victims of Ponzi schemer Bradley Sherwin has told the government’s class action inquiry of its “painful” relationship with the […]

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Mining giant beats back challenge to lost profits claim in dispute over $2.5B WA iron ore mine
Appeals 2020-07-16 5:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

A subsidiary of US mining giant Cleveland-Cliffs has fought back a second bid to quash its counterclaim for lost profits in a contractual dispute over […]

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‘Horrendous class action journey’: BoQ case should be focus of inquiry, group members say
Class Actions 2020-07-15 11:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Elderly victims of Ponzi schemer Bradley Sherwin have told the government’s class action inquiry of their “horrendous class action journey”, which led to a “pathetic […]

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Judge warns ‘real persuasion’ needed to expand GetSwift class action 2 months from trial
Class Actions 2020-07-13 9:00 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has warned counsel leading a shareholder class action against logistics provider GetSwift that “real persuasion” would be needed to convince him to allow […]

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Judge ‘regrettably’ postpones Boral class action beauty parade in light of High Court challenge
Class Actions 2020-07-10 10:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has pushed off a heated contest between law firms vying to lead a shareholder class action against construction giant Boral for what could […]

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Law firms set stage for Boral class action beauty parade
Class Actions 2020-07-07 9:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two law firms that filed competing shareholder class actions against construction giant Boral have asked the court to permanently stay the other’s proceeding, after the […]

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Judge scolds law firms behind competing Boral class actions
Class Actions 2020-06-29 8:33 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has scolded the law firms behind competing shareholder class actions against Boral for delaying progress of the proceedings, but may wait until the […]

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GetSwift drafted correction to misleading ASX announcement, never released it, director says
Trials 2020-06-23 8:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former director of GetSwift has given evidence at trial in ASIC’s case against the logistics provider that the company drafted a correction to a […]

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