An appeals court has vacated orders sending opt out and registration notices to shareholders in a class action against AMP after a successful challenge by […]
The settlement of three class actions brought against the Commonwealth of Australia over its alleged use of toxic firefighting foam on government military bases is facing an unusually high number of objections, pushing an approval hearing into a second day as dissenters voice their concerns in court.
Centrelink recipients eligible for a share of $721 million in refunds on debts paid as part of the controversial Robodebt scheme will not be asked to sign away their rights in an ongoing class action, but whether the Morrison Government will seek to shut down the case remains to be seen.
A judge has rejected calls to keep confidential the details of professional misconduct claims against the funder and lawyers behind the Banksia Securities class action, in a ruling that revealed that investors of the collapsed lender could recover $30 million more if allegations against the legal team are established at trial.
The recently announced Parliamentary Joint Committee inquiry into litigation funding and the regulation of the class actions industry may present a unique opportunity for decisive […]
While companies and organisations have been given wide latitude to present their views to the new class action inquiry, submissions by independent professors are on […]
Treasury Wine Estates will seek to shut down a shareholder class action brought by Maurice Blackburn after accusing the law firm of breaching its obligations […]
A judge has ruled in favour of live exporters in a class action against the Federal Government, finding a total ban on live cattle exports […]
What do recent developments in the Australian class actions space including the apparent end to common funder orders (CFOs), proposed contingency fees in Victoria, the […]
A court has dismissed a “harsh and draconian” class closure order sought by German cladding manufacturer 3A Composites in a class action against it over […]