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Sacked Russells lawyer wins round in case over dismissal
Restructuring & Insolvency August 20, 2019 4:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

A restructuring and insolvency solicitor who is suing Russells Lawyers for summarily dismissing him has largely won a discovery dispute over evidence in the case, […]

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Dispute over $183M solar arbitration award against Spain stayed
Arbitration August 19, 2019 4:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has stayed a lawsuit seeking to enforce a $183 million international arbitration award against the Kingdom of Spain over a solar farm […]

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$27M Fitch class action settlement approved after scolding by judge
Class Actions July 25, 2019 7:10 pm By Amelia Birnie

Group members in the Fitch Ratings class action have recovered almost 95 per cent of their losses in a $27 million settlement, which was narrowly […]

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Fitch settles investor class action over credit ratings on toxic SCDOs
Exclusive July 19, 2019 10:56 am By Christine Caulfield

Fitch Ratings has agreed to settle the last of the investor class actions in Australia flowing from the global financial crisis, a court heard Friday. […]

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Equititrust settlement with KPMG approved after no objections to funder taking all
Restructuring & Insolvency June 28, 2019 9:04 pm By Amelia Birnie

A court has approved a settlement between the liquidators of failed fund manager Equititrust and auditor KPMG, after not a single objection was raised by […]

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Squire Patton Boggs’ unstoppable Amanda Banton readies for next battle 
Women in law June 26, 2019 8:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

She’s known as a tenacious lawyer who doesn’t shy away from the complex and risky cases, but rather relishes the fight. Squire Patton Boggs’ partner […]

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Investors can’t revive class action over Octaviar collapse
Appeals June 21, 2019 9:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has tossed a challenge to the dismissal of an investor class action against the Public Trustee of Queensland over a failure to […]

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Funder takes all in Equititrust settlement with KPMG, creditors get nothing
Restructuring & Insolvency June 20, 2019 9:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

The approval of a settlement between the liquidators of failed fund manager Equititrust and auditor KPMG has been postponed to allow time to notify creditors […]

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Spain to claim sovereign immunity in suit over $392M arbitration award
Arbitration June 13, 2019 7:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Kingdom of Spain is contesting attempts to enforce two arbitration awards worth $392 million in the Federal Court, claiming sovereign immunity as it attempts […]

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Judge signs off on $30M settlement in liquidator’s LM Investment case
Restructuring & Insolvency May 23, 2019 3:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Queensland Supreme Court judge has given the green light for a $30 million settlement of a liquidator’s case against failed financial services firm LM […]

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