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‘Winner-takes-all’ approach to competing class actions a loser, Maurice Blackburn says
Class Actions 2018-08-01 11:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

Forcing courts to choose a single winner in the battle over competing class actions would exacerbate the problems of overlapping cases and encourage a race […]

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Squire Patton Boggs must pay rival’s fees for fighting GetSwift restraint
Class Actions 2018-07-31 10:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Squire Patton Boggs is again on the losing end of a ruling by the judge presiding over a shareholder class action against GetSwift, […]

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Fate of CBA class actions on the line as GetSwift appeal looms
Class Actions 2018-07-31 1:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

Lawyers for two competing class actions against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia over breaches of anti-money laundering laws say the cases can happily co-exist, but […]

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Discovery spat heats up in Radio Rentals class action
Class Actions 2018-07-31 10:22 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The applicants in a class action against Radio Rentals alleging its rental practices violate responsible lending laws say the company is dragging its feet on […]

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BHP wants judge to stay Australian class action over Brazil disaster
Class Actions 2018-07-30 10:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge on Friday will hear arguments in a bid by BHP Billiton to halt a class action over the mining giant’s Brazilian mine disaster, […]

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Myer class action funder must pay $1M in security for trial
Class Actions 2018-07-30 8:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder underwriting a class action against Myer will have to fork over another $950,000 in security ahead of what will be a rare […]

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Provident Capital class actions settle on eve of trial
Class Actions 2018-07-30 12:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement has been reached in two class actions brought on behalf of holders of debentures who allege they suffered losses due to Australian Executor […]

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No holds barred in GetSwift class action challenge
Appeals 2018-07-27 11:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

The naming of Squire Patton Boggs as a concurrent wrongdoer in GetSwift’s defence puts the law firm in an “impossible position of conflict of interest” […]

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Cash Converters ordered to produce data on individuals that took out payday loans
Class Actions 2018-07-27 9:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Cash Converters has been ordered to turn over information on people it provided payday loans to in Queensland in a class action alleging it charged […]

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Judge doubtful of ‘injustice’ facing Appco in class action
Employment 2018-07-27 9:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fundraising company Appco told a judge Friday that it faced an “injustice” if a wage case were allowed to proceed as a class action on […]

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