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Combustible cladding defendants may drag engineers, certifiers into class action
Class Actions 2019-07-08 8:36 pm By Amelia Birnie

German-based cladding manufacturer 3A Composites has foreshadowed potential cross claims against third party engineers and certifiers in one of two class actions brought over allegedly […]

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Sims Metal class action funder to get no more than 25%, shareholders guaranteed at least half
Class Actions 2019-07-05 11:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Noting the “significant and beneficial reduction” in recent funding rates, the judge overseeing a shareholder class action against recycling company Sims Metal Management has signed […]

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Suncorp hit with class action over super fees
Class Actions 2019-07-01 12:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A unit of Suncorp Group has been hit with a class action over superannuation fees and charges, the eighth banking royal commission-related class action filed […]

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Royal commission class actions pile up, with more on the way
Class Actions 2019-06-18 2:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

While no means a flood, the class actions filed in response to the shocking evidence of misbehaviour at last year’s banking royal commission have been […]

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Second combustible cladding class action targets panel supplier Fairview
Product Liability 2019-06-18 1:42 pm By Amelia Birnie

A second combustible cladding class action has been launched, this time against Fairview Architectural, the Australian manufacturer of Vitrabond polyethylene cladding, which it claims has […]

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Court approves $14.6M settlement in Ashley Services class action
Class Actions 2019-06-13 1:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has approved a $14.6 million class action settlement with private training company Ashley Services, auditors Deloitte and Grant Thornton, and Holmes Management […]

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Combustible cladding class action has prima facie case against manufacturer, judge says
Product Liability 2019-06-03 1:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has allowed the applicant in a class action over allegedly dangerous combustible cladding to sue a German-based cladding manufacturer, saying there was a […]

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‘No material risk’ of fire: PE cladding importer hits back at class action
Class Actions 2019-05-20 9:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australian distribution firm Halifax Vogel Group has struck back at a class action alleging it violated consumer laws with its representations regarding the quality of […]

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Sims Metal hits back at class action, says group members responsible for losses
Class Actions 2019-05-13 3:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

Recycling company Sims Metal Management has responded to a shareholder class action ahead of a hearing on Tuesday, denying it breached its continuous disclosure obligations […]

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Ashley Services class action settles for $14.6M
Class Actions 2019-05-02 12:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Private training company Ashley Services and auditors Deloitte and Grant Thornton will pay a combined $14.6 million to settle a shareholder class action, and IMF […]

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