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GetSwift mulls appeal of scathing judgment on ‘PR-driven’ approach to ASX statements
Class Actions 2021-11-11 5:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Logistics company GetSwift is considering an appeal of an 859-page judgment which lambasted the company and its directors’ “public relations-driven approach” to announcements on the […]

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Slater & Gordon shareholders say EY, Pitcher Partners’ audit was ‘superficial’
Trials 2021-11-10 9:05 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Accounting firms EY and Pitcher Partners ignored “front page news” that Slater & Gordon’s acquired business Quindell was scrutinised by a UK regulator after reporting […]

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Pitcher Partners, EY audit blamed for $800M drop in value of Slater & Gordon’s acquired business
Class Actions 2021-11-09 8:50 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Accounting firm Pitcher Partners gave faulty advice ahead of Slater & Gordon’s disastrous $1.2 billion Quindell acquisition that was responsible for $800 million in the […]

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Class action investigation launched over $200M Gippsland mineral sands mine
Class Actions 2021-11-09 2:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action investigation is underway on behalf of property holders and business owners in the Gippsland region who have allegedly been intimidated into selling […]

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Lawyer takes Banksia class action ruling to appeals court
Appeals 2021-11-08 10:28 am By Christine Caulfield

The Banksia Securities class action saga will return to the appeals court, with a lawyer indicating he plans to challenge last month’s ruling that found […]

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$35M settlement in NT youth detention class action a ‘discount’, court hears
Class Actions 2021-11-08 9:14 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Northern Territory’s agreement to pay $35 million to settle a class action on behalf of 1,200 young people who allegedly suffered human rights abuses […]

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High Court won’t hear J&J’s appeal in pelvic mesh class action
Class Actions 2021-11-05 3:11 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Johnson & Johnson unit Ethicon will now be on the hook for damages to 11,000 women implanted with defective pelvic mesh devices, after the High […]

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Labour hire firms may face class action over ‘indentured slavery’ of South Pacific Islanders
Class Actions 2021-11-05 4:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

Several labour hire firms and the Morrison government are facing a potential class action for allegedly forcing South Pacific Islanders to work on Australian farms […]

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Western Power can’t palm legal costs onto Thiess for bushfire class action loss, court finds
Class Actions 2021-11-05 2:20 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Western Power is not entitled to palm off the legal costs of defending a class action after an appeals court found it was negligent in […]

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E&P Financial to defend Dixon Advisory class action
Financial Services 2021-11-04 2:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

E&P Financial Group says it will defend a class action brought against it, subsidiary Dixon Advisory and director Alan Dixon, alleging they reaped millions of […]

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