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Judge signs off on QBE’s $133M class action settlement
Class Actions May 7, 2018 9:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has given the all-clear to a $132.5 million offer by QBE to settle a class action by shareholders angry about a […]

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Malaysia Airlines settles 2 cases over crash
Product Liability April 20, 2018 7:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Malaysia Airlines has reached agreements to end two cases in Australia brought by families of people who died when a Malaysia Airlines plane was shot […]

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Judge criticizes class action cost consultants again
Shine Lawyers April 6, 2018 11:42 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Federal Court Justice Michael Lee has again weighed in on the use of cost consultants to assess legal fees in class actions, saying that they […]

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Gadens weighs class action against fund manager Blue Sky
Class Actions March 29, 2018 9:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Blue Sky Alternative Investments could be facing a class action after a report by a U.S. hedge fund that found the Australian fund manager had […]

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RBS to pay $12.58 million to settle class action
Financial Services March 27, 2018 2:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Royal Bank of Scotland has agreed to pay $12.58 million to settle a consumer class action brought on behalf of purchasers of its financial […]

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Slater and Gordon looks at Tathra bushfire class action
Class Actions March 23, 2018 9:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Residents and property owners whose homes were damaged or destroyed after a bushfire in Tathra, NSW — believed to have been sparked by an Essential […]

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New claims target GetSwift’s enterprise client announcement
Class Actions March 23, 2018 2:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Squire Patton Boggs has expanded its shareholder class action against GetSwift to include claims over statements the logistics software company made to shareholders regarding high-volume […]

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Study blasts Volkswagen recall fix
Competition & Consumer Protection March 15, 2018 9:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Volkswagen cars equipped with a software fix implemented in the wake of the emissions scandal are still emitting 400 percent more noxious emissions on road […]

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S&P settlement free of litigation funder’s ‘premium’, judge told
Securities March 8, 2018 9:51 pm By Jennifer Cooke

A judge was asked Thursday to approve a confidential settlement in a class action against S&P Global over its ratings on synthetic collateralised debt obligations, […]

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Lawyers wrap up in J&J vaginal mesh class action
Class Actions February 22, 2018 3:35 pm By Jennifer Cooke

After a marathon six-month hearing over 89 days, closing submissions in the landmark vaginal mesh class action against Johnson & Johnson in the Federal Court […]

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