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Octaviar investors, class action funder dodge indemnity costs
Class Actions 2019-01-08 1:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

The investor behind a failed class action against the Public Trustee of Queensland over the collapse of Octaviar Group has escaped a bid by the […]

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Appealing GetSwift class action ruling comes at a cost, Full Court says
Appeals 2018-12-20 1:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

The law firms that challenged a ruling staying their cases against GetSwift gave the Full Federal Court a chance to guide judges managing competing class […]

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GetSwift class notice delayed as law firm told to get ‘house in order’
Class Actions 2018-12-19 10:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

A law firm on the losing end of a landmark ruling over competing shareholder class actions against GetSwift has argued that a proposed opt-out notice […]

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Battle over competing GetSwift class actions goes to High Court
Breaking News 2018-12-17 4:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Squire Patton Boggs is taking a fight over a ruling that shut down its shareholder class action against logistics startup GetSwift to the […]

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Squire Patton Boggs refuses to hand over GetSwift group member details
Class Actions 2018-11-23 8:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

Squire Patton Boggs has refused a request by rival Phi Finney McDonald for the details of group members it signed up to its now stayed […]

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Fitch expert challenged in investor class action over toxic CDOs
Class Actions 2018-11-23 5:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

An expert witness in an investor class action against Fitch Ratings over toxic financial products is no expert at all, the lead applicant told the […]

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GetSwift judge had power to stay competing class actions, Full Court rules
Appeals 2018-11-20 11:21 am By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court has dismissed a challenge to a ruling that chose one of three shareholder class actions to proceed against GetSwift, saying the […]

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GetSwift ruling to offer roadmap for competing class actions
Appeals 2018-11-19 9:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

A groundbreaking judgment by the Full Federal Court over competing class actions will be handed down Tuesday morning and is expected to give judges much […]

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Surfstitch class action settlement in peril as debate rages over opt-out notice
Class Actions 2018-11-01 8:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

Judges do not have the power to approve a class action settlement without first issuing an opt-out notice to group members, the court-appointed contradictor in […]

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Sanitarium, Rebel appeal ruling in $1.4M suit over promotion campaign
Contracts 2018-09-07 4:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Cereal giant Sanitarium and retailer Rebel Sports are challenging a decision dismissing proceedings against a UK marketing company amid a contractual dispute over a recent […]

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