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Class action firms circle Star following $1B share price plunge
Class Actions 2021-10-18 1:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Star Entertainment Group is facing two possible shareholder class actions over alleged failures in the management of its anti-money laundering and counterterrorism financing risks. The […]

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Settlement talks fail in Pitcher Partners, Arnold Bloch Leibler class actions
Class Actions 2021-10-15 4:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two class actions against Pitcher Partners and Arnold Bloch Leibler over advice given ahead of Slater & Gordon’s disastrous $1.2 billion Quindell acquisition will proceed to trial next month after mediation between the parties failed to resolve the cases.

a2 Milk to fight shareholder class action
Class Actions 2021-10-06 9:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

Dairy company a2 Milk has denied liability to shareholders in a class action over its 2021 financial year guidance that preceded four earnings downgrades. a2 […]

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a2 Milk hit with shareholder class action over earnings downgrades
Class Actions 2021-10-05 10:12 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Slater & Gordon has filed a shareholder class action against the a2 Milk company over its 2021 financial year guidance, and four subsequent earnings downgrades. […]

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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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Slater & Gordon faces negligence suit by Manus Island security worker
Professional negligence 2021-09-30 2:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Slater & Gordon has been hit with a lawsuit filed by a former client who alleges the plaintiffs law firm’s conduct prevented him from suing […]

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Joint privilege ruling to have implications for class actions against super trustees
Expert Insights 2021-09-27 11:09 pm By Editor

An interlocutory decision in a class action against superannuation trustee Colonial First State Investments may have significant implications for how cases against super fund trustees […]

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MIS regime to vex class action judges, experts say
Feature 2021-09-23 10:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

New requirements that funded class actions be run as managed investment schemes will throw up myriad new questions for the courts, with lawyers predicting novel […]

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Judge to hear second group costs order bid in G8 shareholder class action
Class Actions 2021-09-23 1:45 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A Victoria Supreme Court judge will hear the second ever application for a group costs order in a shareholder class action against G8 Education, saying […]

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Judge won’t let two class actions against Freedom Foods, Deloitte run in parallel
Class Actions 2021-09-22 1:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has rejected an application by the plaintiffs in two class actions against Freedom Foods and Deloitte to run their cases side-by-side, but said […]

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