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CoreStaff settles class action accusing it of misleading Papua New Guinea workers
Class Actions 2022-01-21 10:54 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Labour hire firm CoreStaff has settled a class action alleging it lured workers to Australia from Papua New Guinea with the promise of long-term work, […]

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Class action against NAB over Walton Construction collapse back on track
Class Actions 2022-01-20 4:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

National Australia Bank has been served with a $78 million class action over the collapse of Walton Construction, three months after the case was stalled for funding complications.

Dixon Advisory files for administration, blaming class actions
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-01-19 10:40 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Embattled wealth advisor Dixon Advisory has filed for administration, saying its potential liability in two class actions and a $7.2 million penalty agreed to in […]

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Court asked to find Retail Food Group class action exempt from MIS rules
Class Actions 2022-01-18 3:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

A class action against franchise giant Retail Food Group wants to head off any challenge to its funding agreement with a court order that the […]

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Banksia funder to be wound up, liquidators to probe potential claims against directorslegal
Class Actions 2022-01-18 1:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder behind a scam to defraud members of a class action over the collapse of Banksia Securities has entered liquidation, and the funder’s […]

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AG pressed on constitutional validity of unpopular class action bill
Class Actions 2022-01-17 11:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

The federal Attorney General’s Department has faced calls to reveal the constitutional heads of power behind the latest class action reform bill that aims to […]

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AUSTRAC widens probe into Star Entertainment as class actions loom
Gaming 2022-01-14 11:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

AUSTRAC has expanded into investigation into Star Entertainment’s compliance with anti-money laundering laws, two months after a third law firm announced a shareholder class action […]

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The class action settlements that came under fire in 2021
Class Actions 2022-01-12 6:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

If evidence were needed that courts are not rubber stamping class action settlements, the scrutiny of multi-million dollar agreements in 2021 is proof positive that […]

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Class action targets WA over controversial law detaining fine defaulters
Class Actions 2022-01-11 3:32 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A class action against Western Australia is seeking damages for alleged discrimination of Indigenous Australians detained for unpaid fines. In a Federal Court case filed […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2021
Class Actions 2022-01-10 7:52 am By Bianca Hrovat

Class action settlement totals skyrocketed to over $900 million last year, and one law firm negotiated the lion’s share, with $672 million in settlements under […]

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