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Barclays, other banks in forex cartel class action must produce US case docs
Competition & Consumer Protection August 15, 2019 3:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has ordered a group of banks facing a competition class action over alleged foreign exchange rate-rigging to hand over documents they produced as […]

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Funder wants 25% of recovery in class action over ‘illusory’ vehicle warranties
Class Actions August 14, 2019 9:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

The funder behind a class action against a unit of car leasing company McMillan Shakespeare for allegedly engaging in unfair tactics when selling car warranties […]

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Cladding maker 3A Composites points finger at third parties in class action defence
Class Actions August 13, 2019 6:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

German cladding manufacturer 3A Composites has denied that its cladding is unsafe and caused class members loss and damage, instead pointing the finger at unknown […]

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$100 million class action trailblazer back in the ring with new case on behalf of farmers
Class Actions August 13, 2019 8:15 pm By Amelia Birnie

A trailblazing country lawyer who took out seven overdraft extensions to self-fund a landmark $100 million case in the early years of the federal class […]

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Lawyerly ranks the top law firms for class actions
Business of Law August 12, 2019 9:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Eleven law firms reign supreme in the legal market for class actions in Australia, with ten or more class actions on their plates, and two […]

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Old rivals, hungry new players power class action market
Business of Law August 12, 2019 11:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyerly’s inaugural class action report shows one plaintiffs firm dominating the field, running more than twice the active class actions as its nearest rivals. But […]

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Big 6 dominate class action defence, but plenty of work to go around
Business of Law August 12, 2019 11:12 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Many commercial dispute resolution groups in Australia are getting a boost from class action defence work, as more parties get dragged into increasingly complex representative […]

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‘Dangerous proposition’: Judge refuses early liability determination in Dick Smith insurer class action
Class Actions August 12, 2019 1:34 pm By Amelia Birnie

The plaintiffs in an investor class action brought against the insurers of Dick Smith have lost an early bid to determine the viability of their […]

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Judge warns RCR Tomlinson class actions to ‘get their act together’, says litigation funding ‘not rocket science’
Class Actions August 9, 2019 8:04 pm By Amelia Birnie

The plaintiffs in three competing RCR Tomlinson shareholder class actions have been told to “get their act together” by the judge who forcibly consolidated their […]

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Surfstitch, shareholders to make ‘last, final attempt’ at class action settlement
Class Actions August 9, 2019 8:07 pm By Amelia Birnie

The parties in two shareholder class actions brought against online fashion retailer Surfstitch will make one “last, final attempt” to resolve the proceedings in mediation […]

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