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Judge warns AMP it could face 1.2M lawsuits if declassing bid succeeds
Class Actions 2021-10-11 10:07 pm By Cindy Cameronne

AMP and a number of its financial planning subsidiaries could face 1.2 million individual claims if they win a bid to declass a group proceeding […]

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Carnival keeps up fight to exclude foreign passengers from class action
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-10-06 5:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Carnival has launched a challenge to last month’s court finding that overseas passengers could remain group members in a class action over the 2020 Ruby […]

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Colonial must give class action info on financial position after ‘unsatisfactory’ liability transfer
Financial Services 2021-10-05 2:11 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has told a Colonial First State Investments unit to provide information about its financial position to the lead applicant in a class action […]

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New class action bill is ‘sabotage not reform’, lawyers say
Class Actions 2021-09-30 5:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firms have railed against proposed legislation to ensure group members receive 70 per cent of any recoveries from class actions, saying the reforms were […]

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Firm investigating Blue Sky class action wants insurance info lest case is ‘waste of time’
Class Actions 2021-09-30 9:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

A law firm representing a property developer in an investigation of a potential class action against failed asset manager Blue Sky Alternative Investments is seeking […]

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Government can’t cut ‘stolen’ from notice about stolen wages class action
Class Actions 2021-09-28 5:15 pm By Cindy Cameronne

While acknowledging it was a ‘loaded’ word, a judge has rejected a bid by the federal government to edit out the word ‘stolen’ from a […]

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Judge vacates Ruby Princess class action trial
Class Actions 2021-09-17 6:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has vacated a March hearing in a class action against cruise operator Carnival over last year’s Ruby Princess COVID-19 outbreak, a week after […]

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Ratepayers score first class action win in Queensland Supreme Court
Class Actions 2021-09-14 6:36 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A local government has been ordered to repay its residents the tens of thousands of dollars they spent on an invalid canal maintenance levy, in […]

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Carnival can’t exclude overseas passengers from Ruby Princess class action
Class Actions 2021-09-10 11:53 am By Miklos Bolza

Cruise operator Carnival has lost its bid to exclude US and UK passengers from a class action over the 2020 Ruby Princess COVID-19 outbreak, with […]

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Class action members likely misled about cross-claims in BSA case, judge says
Class Actions 2021-09-09 11:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge will allow workers in a sham contracting class action against technical services contractor BSA to rejoin the case after opting out, saying the […]

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