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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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Ex-Kagara directors reach deal in shareholder class action
Class Actions 2018-07-27 8:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

Eight former directors of failed mining company Kagara have settled a shareholder class action alleging they misled investors and falsified the company’s accounting records, the […]

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AMP sets aside $290M for customer compensation
Financial Services 2018-07-27 5:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

Embattled financial giant AMP has moved to regain customer trust, allocating $290 million to compensate customers going back 10 years, the company told shareholders Friday. […]

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Appco denies army of fundraisers were employees
Employment 2018-07-26 11:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fundraising company Appco Australia challenged the similarities between group members in a class action alleging it misclassified workers as independent contractors to avoid paying minimum […]

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Surfstitch shareholders get hands on ASIC transcripts
Class Actions 2018-07-26 10:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

Investors in a class action against failed online retailer Surfstitch Group won access Thursday to transcripts of interviews of former boss Justin Cameron by the […]

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Funders slash rates in LKM Capital, GR Finance class action settlements
Class Actions 2018-07-26 9:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

The funders of two class actions against a trustee of failed investment groups LKM Capital and GR Finance have agreed to cut their commission by […]

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Judge in S&P class actions told to start from scratch with funder’s fee
Class Actions 2018-07-26 8:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The amicus hired to assess the funder’s cut of a potentially record settlement in several class actions against S&P Global over toxic financial products has […]

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