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Sirtex shareholders fear ‘bare cupboard’ for class action after takeover
Class Actions 2018-09-20 4:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

Shareholders in a class action against Sirtex Medical have lost a bid for an order preventing the life sciences company from quietly moving $128 million […]

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BMW says court can’t make funding order in Takata class actions
Class Actions 2018-09-19 8:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

BMW Australia plans to challenge the NSW Supreme Court’s power to create a common fund order spanning six class actions brought against major players in […]

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Judge wants funder’s cut in Westpac class action to come from net recovery
Class Actions 2018-09-19 1:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has agreed to sign off on an order in a massive class action against Westpac that could give 25 percent of any recovery […]

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Judge dismisses MyBudget consumer class action
Class Actions 2018-09-18 9:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

MyBudget has successfully fought off a class action brought by consumers who claimed the budget management firm violated consumer law by holding onto interest earned […]

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Shareholders to contest Bellamy’s cost-capping bid in class actions
Class Actions 2018-09-14 2:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

A sought-after court order by organic baby food maker Bellamy’s to limit legal costs in two class actions won’t come without a fight, a barrister […]

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QRxPharma defendants can access class members’ broker details
Class Actions 2018-09-13 11:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

The defendants in a shareholder class action over QRxPharma’s alleged failure to disclose problems with regulatory approval for its painkiller Moxduo have won access to […]

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Funders react to ASIC’s thumbs down on licensing
Class Actions 2018-09-13 11:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

The corporate watchdog’s dim view of proposals to regulate litigation funders got a mixed reaction from big players in the industry Thursday, with its position […]

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ASIC doesn’t want to regulate litigation funders
Class Actions 2018-09-12 11:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

Litigation funders should not be regulated by ASIC but by the courts, the corporate watchdog has told the Australian Law Reform Commission in response to proposals […]

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Slater & Gordon targets banks, wealth managers in class action campaign
Class Actions 2018-09-11 10:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Slater and Gordon will launch a series of class actions alleging the big banks and wealth managers ripped off more than $1 billion […]

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Deloitte partners don’t have access to Hastie files, court told
Class Actions 2018-09-11 10:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accounting giant Deloitte is digging in for a fight over a court order to produce documents to a shareholder class over the firm’s auditing of […]

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