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Squire Patton Boggs breached agreement, but not ‘grossly negligent’, court finds
Appeals 2021-07-30 4:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has found law firm Squire Patton Boggs breached its contractual obligations but was not grossly negligent after it was dragged into a […]

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Judge vacates Westpac insider trading trial despite ‘misgivings’
Financial Services 2021-07-26 2:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has vacated next year’s trial in ASIC’s insider trading case against Westpac despite “misgivings”, and has made orders regarding confidential evidence after the […]

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S&P may ask judge to disqualify himself from class action over ratings defects
Class Actions 2021-03-26 12:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge who oversaw a 39-day trial in 2018 in multiple class actions against S&P Global may be asked by the ratings agency to step […]

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Judge finds Spain not immune from enforcement of $375M arbitration awards
Arbitration 2021-02-02 5:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has granted a limited appeal in the Kingdom of Spain’s challenge to a judgment enforcing a $375 million arbitration award over […]

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Judge criticises lawyers’ ‘inflammatory’ correspondence in $27M trust dispute
Arbitration 2020-09-03 4:40 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has slammed the lawyers in a $27 million trust dispute between a Chinese machinery company and law firm Clyde & Co for engaging […]

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Global law firm may face breach of trust claim over $27M award
Arbitration 2020-04-28 8:40 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A law firm with a global footprint is facing a possible breach of trust lawsuit in relation to $27 million it held as security for […]

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Spain appeals $375M ruling in arbitration spat over energy investments
Arbitration 2020-03-24 1:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Kingdom of Spain is keeping up its fight against the enforcement of two arbitration awards putting it on the hook for paying two investment […]

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Spain ordered to pay $375M in arbitration dispute
Arbitration 2020-02-24 8:44 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The Kingdom of Spain must pay $375 million after it failed in its bid to claim sovereign immunity from the enforcement of two foreign arbitration […]

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Russells drops cross claim against axed solicitor
Employment 2020-02-17 12:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Russells Lawyers has withdrawn a cross claim against a restructuring and insolvency solicitor who filed a lawsuit alleging the firm tried to manufacture a reason […]

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Court rejects lead applicant’s $508k bill in $19.25M Arasor class action settlement
Class Actions 2020-02-11 9:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The lead applicant in a shareholder class action against laser technology company Arasor will walk away with a fraction of the approximately $508,000 in legal […]

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