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Secret side deal in class action holds up $19.25M settlement
Class Actions 2018-05-10 8:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A “secret” side agreement between the lead applicant in a shareholder class action and a litigation funder is at the centre of a dispute in […]

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Iluka Resources class action gets funding
Energy & Natural Resources 2018-05-10 11:22 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A shareholder class action against mining company Iluka Resources has received funding, the company said Thursday. In a market statement released Thursday, Iluka said it […]

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Toyota alerted to problems with Takata airbags in 2003, court filings show
Class Actions 2018-05-09 10:17 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Toyota was on notice about problems with Takata airbags 15 years ago, after a Takata inflator ruptured at one of the car maker’s testing facilities, […]

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Quinn Emanuel brings class action against AMP
Class Actions 2018-05-09 10:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Quinn Emanuel has filed the first shareholder class action against AMP ahead of the beleaguered company’s annual general meeting on Thursday. The case […]

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Employment action against Airservices stalls over scope of class
Employment 2018-05-08 8:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

Just who is entitled to join a Fair Work action against Airservices Australia is still up in the air, a court heard Tuesday, with lawyers […]

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Judge prods VW to name employees who OKd emissions cheat software
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-05-08 4:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Volkswagen has been ordered for a third time to provide the court with the names of employees who were involved in approving the emissions cheat […]

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Judge signs off on QBE’s $133M class action settlement
Class Actions 2018-05-07 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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Former VW chief charged over diesel emissions scandal
Class Actions 2018-05-04 11:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn has been charged in the US with conspiracy and fraud over the car maker’s long-running scam to cheat emissions […]

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MyBudget skimmed interest off hard-up customers, court hears
Class Actions 2018-05-03 10:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

MyBudget has exploited tens of thousands of customers already in financial difficulty and owes them interest on money they entrusted to the debt management company, […]

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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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