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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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Law firm close to filing Blue Sky class action, partner says
Securities 2021-08-30 5:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A shareholder class action against defunct fund manager Blue Sky Investments and others will be filed by the end of the year, Lawyerly has learned. […]

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Class action lawyers await guidance from courts on impact of continuous disclosure reforms
Feature 2021-08-25 5:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

Reforms by the Morrison government passed earlier this month weakening continuous disclosure obligations will spur corporate defendants to engage in “expensive interlocutory warfare” to shut […]

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Judge sets course to avoid ‘Brobdingnagian’ trial in PFAS class actions
Class Actions 2021-08-20 5:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

With mediation failing to resolve an expansive class action against the federal government over its use of allegedly toxic firefighting foam, a judge has charted […]

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Recovery concerns flagged in CBA class action
Class Actions 2021-08-12 2:48 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The applicant in a class action on behalf of hundreds of thousands of Colonial First State Investments customers has raised concerns about whether he can […]

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