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J&J hits back at expanded pelvic mesh class
Class Actions 2018-05-03 5:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Johnson & Johnson has struck back at an amended statement of claim filed in a class action over allegedly defective pelvic mesh, saying that lead […]

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Funder feud could force Bannister Law off Ford class action
Class Actions 2018-05-01 10:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

A dispute with litigation funder Martin Place Litigation Services has cast doubt over whether Bannister Law can continue to lead a massive class action against […]

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Maurice Blackburn to lead consolidated Sirtex class actions
Class Actions 2018-05-01 3:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge on Tuesday consolidated two shareholder class actions against life sciences company Sirtex Medical and appointed Maurice Blackburn as lead lawyers for the joint […]

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Quinn Emanuel withdraws as class action reps after funder challenges fees
Class Actions 2018-04-30 4:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

Quinn Emanuel has been forced to bow out as class action counsel in a case against Bank of Queensland after litigation funder Vannin Capital called […]

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Ford fined hefty $10M over dodgy PowerShift transmission
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-04-26 10:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has ruled that the Ford Motor Company of Australia engaged in unconscionable conduct towards customers complaining about their troubled PowerShift transmission systems, […]

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Clayton Utz instructions from AMP irrelevant, legal experts say
Legal Ethics 2018-04-26 4:40 pm By Christine Caulfield

Clayton Utz’s public statements referencing its terms of engagement with AMP in drafting an independent report are irrelevant if it knew the document was destined […]

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Iluka Resources hit with shareholder class action
Energy & Natural Resources 2018-04-26 2:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Mining company Iluka Resources has been hit with a shareholder class action alleging it breached its continuous disclosure obligations regarding its zircon sales. The class […]

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GetSwift judge proposes ‘bill of peace’ for rival shareholder actions
Class Actions 2018-04-24 10:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge presiding over jostling shareholder class actions against logistics software company GetSwift suggested on Tuesday a “bill of peace” to join the actions, but […]

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Brambles faces 2nd potential class action over rosy forecasts
Securities 2018-04-24 11:24 am By Christine Caulfield

Class action firm Slater & Gordon is preparing an investor class action against logistics company Brambles over alleged misstatements about revenue and sales growth for […]

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Clouds build as AMP faces three potential shareholder class actions
Class Actions 2018-04-23 6:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firms Quinn Emanuel, Slater & Gordon and Shine Lawyers said Monday they were all weighing potential shareholder class actions against AMP after damaging revelations […]

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