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Shareholder class action against Sirtex settles mid-trial
Trials June 6, 2019 10:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

Sirtex Medical has reached a mid-trial agreement to resolve a consolidated shareholder class action that centred on the biotech company’s sales forecasts of its radiation […]

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IOOF execs slam APRA for last-minute discovery as trial looms
Financial Services June 6, 2019 7:47 pm By Amelia Birnie

Former executives of wealth manager IOOF facing disqualification proceedings by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority have criticised the prudential regulator for a late and extensive […]

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Sirtex class wins access to details on proposed acquisition
Class Actions April 2, 2019 10:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Sirtex has been ordered to turn over information related to a possible acquisition to law firm Maurice Blackburn, which is leading a shareholder class action […]

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Expert hot tub to feature in Sirtex shareholder class action
Class Actions March 29, 2019 3:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has called for an expert panel in a shareholder class action against life sciences company Sirtex related to sales of its liver cancer […]

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Common fund rulings a boon for class action litigation funders, experts say
Analysis March 1, 2019 9:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two rulings Friday keeping alive the common fund order are a ringing endorsement by the courts of the important role that litigation funders play in […]

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Judges have the power to issue common fund orders, appeals courts rule
Class Actions March 1, 2019 8:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

Common fund orders in class actions are legal and not unconstitutional, six judges found Friday after a history-making joint sitting of two appeals courts. With […]

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Common fund orders fulfil class action promise, lawyers tell historic appeals court
Appeals February 5, 2019 10:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

Common fund orders are the completion of the notion of class actions envisaged when the regime was introduced 27 years ago, a joint-sitting of two […]

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Funder wants major role in common fund challenge
Class Actions November 12, 2018 8:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Litigation funder Regency Funding has sought leave to intervene as a major player in one of two challenges to the courts’ powers to issue common […]

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Sirtex must alert class if cash dips below $80M, judge rules
Healthcare September 28, 2018 10:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Shareholders in a class action against Sirtex have secured an order forcing the life sciences company to notify them of any plan that would see […]

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Judge shoots down Sirtex bid for class closure order
Class Actions September 27, 2018 10:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has rejected an application by biotech company Sirtex Medical to limit a class action to shareholders who register as group members in the […]

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