Trial in a shareholder class action against engineering company WorleyParsons will be heard by a new judge in late August, six months after it was […]
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission wants to add GetSwift’s former inhouse lawyer as a respondent in its enforcement action against the logistics company, as debate rages over whether a class action against the company should be postponed.
The Chief Justice of the Federal Court wants four referees to weigh what’s expected to be voluminous expert evidence in three class actions against the Commonwealth of Australia over exposure to allegedly toxic foam used on a government military bases, saying with 60 class actions pending in the Federal Court, devoting a single judge to the case for months on end should be a “mechanism of last resort”.
Maurice Blackburn has not given up its fight with the Australian Taxation Office over a multimillion dollar tax liability on record-setting class action payout for […]
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is facing claims by the lead applicants in two class actions against failed retail giant Dick Smith alleging its poor accounting practices […]
Wealth manager IOOF is facing a shareholder class action alleging it failed to tell investors that misconduct aired at the Banking Royal Commission would put […]
A judge has rejected a motion by the NSW government and 15 local health districts to shut down a class action by the relatives of […]
A proposed 90-day standstill that gives law firms time to file competing class actions without rushing to court has garnered support from multiple Federal Court […]
Friday 25 January 2019 marked the much-anticipated publication of the ALRC report on Class Actions Litigation and Third-Party Funding. This is the result of a year-long […]
ANZ has reached a settlement in long-running class action proceedings alleging it hit customers with illegal fees, but the $1.5 million payout falls far short […]