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No holds barred in GetSwift class action challenge
Appeals 2018-07-27 11:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

The naming of Squire Patton Boggs as a concurrent wrongdoer in GetSwift’s defence puts the law firm in an “impossible position of conflict of interest” […]

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Judge in S&P class actions told to start from scratch with funder’s fee
Class Actions 2018-07-26 8:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The amicus hired to assess the funder’s cut of a potentially record settlement in several class actions against S&P Global over toxic financial products has […]

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Judge slams confidentiality clause in settlement of S&P class actions
Class Actions 2018-07-24 9:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge weighing a record settlement in multiple class actions against S&P Global over toxic financial products said Tuesday there was “no way” he would […]

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GetSwift’s defence says Squire Patton Boggs partly liable
Class Actions 2018-07-17 5:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

In what is believed to be an unprecedented move, logistics tech startup GetSwift has named law firm Squire Patton Boggs as a “concurrent wrongdoer” in […]

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Stalemate broken over docs from AFP raid of mining magnate Tony Sage
White Collar 2018-07-16 10:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has issued a ruling on the procedure for reviewing documents for legal professional privilege that were seized from mining magnate Tony Sage by the […]

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Fitch Ratings class can add fraud claims after finding hidden evidence
Financial Services 2018-07-13 9:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

The firm running the class action against Fitch Ratings over SCDO products has been given the go ahead to add claims of fraud and deceit […]

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Squire Patton Boggs lawyer says Fitch having a discovery ‘whinge’ in class action
Class Actions 2018-07-11 10:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Facing cross-examination over the law firm’s bid to add fraud and deceit claims to a class action against Fitch Ratings, a Squire Patton Boggs lawyer […]

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Octaviar investors appeal toss of class action against Queensland’s Public Trustee
Class Actions 2018-07-06 11:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Investors in the failed Gold Coast finance group Octaviar are challenging a decision throwing out their class action, which alleged the Public Trustee of Queensland […]

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Funder’s cut of S&P class action settlement to go under microscope
Class Actions 2018-07-05 11:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge overseeing seven class actions against S&P Global Ratings over toxic financial products has appointed a barrister to advise him on whether to approve […]

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Squire Patton Boggs loses epic battle over GetSwift client communications
Class Actions 2018-06-25 11:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

After a marathon hearing in court on Monday, law firm Squire Patton Boggs lost its battle to avoid client communication restraints that other parties in […]

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