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Shareholder appeals judge’s refusal to freeze AMP class action
Class Actions 2020-05-11 6:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

A NSW Supreme Court decision refusing to put a Maurice Blackburn-led shareholder class action against AMP on ice pending a High Court challenge has been […]

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ACCC secures $14M penalty in hidden fee case against STA Travel
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-04-23 4:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

A settlement between the ACCC and STA Travel has resulted in a penalty of $14 million after the court found the travel agency misled consumers […]

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Coronavirus drags the legal profession into the 21st century
Business of Law 2020-04-06 8:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The coronavirus has forged changes in the legal profession that will outlast the pandemic itself, leading to greater flexibility and efficiencies in an industry steeped […]

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Courts don’t have power to make class closure orders, appeals court says
Class Actions 2020-04-22 6:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has overturned a ruling ordering class closure in seven representative proceedings against car makers over defective Takata airbags, finding courts do not […]

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Boral hit with shareholder class action over US business disclosures
Class Actions 2020-03-24 9:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Construction giant Boral is facing a shareholder class action for allegedly failing to disclose financial irregularities in its US windows business. The lawsuit, filed Monday […]

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Cattle exporter Wellard hit with shareholder class action
Class Actions 2020-03-10 10:33 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Livestock exporter Wellard is facing a shareholder class action over a profit downgrade following its $300 million initial public offering in 2015. The company, Australia’s […]

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‘I never liked common fund orders anyway’: Judge gives thumbs up to High Court ruling
Class Actions 2020-02-28 12:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

A  judge overseeing a shareholder class action against collapsed engineering group RCR Tomlinson has said goodbye to the common fund order in the case while […]

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Combustible cladding class action gets makeover
Class Actions 2020-02-27 5:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a class action over allegedly combustible cladding has been ordered to immediately pay the defendants’ costs that were thrown away by […]

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Courts criticised for losing sight of justice in Takata airbag class closure challenge
Class Actions 2020-02-19 8:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicants in seven class actions against auto manufacturers over explosive Takata airbags have criticised the courts for losing their way in ensuring justice […]

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Quinn Emanuel lures IP heavyweight from Allens
People In The News 2020-01-24 1:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

US litigation powerhouse Quinn Emanuel has lured a leading patent attorney from Allens to grow its Sydney office. Philip Kerr will join the firm as […]

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