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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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Only exposed Deloitte partners can claim privilege in Hastie class action
Class Actions 2018-07-26 3:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

Shareholders in a class action against Deloitte over the collapse of engineering company Hastie Group have won a major ruling against partners at the auditing […]

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Johnson Winter & Slattery dragged into Vocation class action
Class Actions 2018-07-26 1:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Johnson Winter & Slattery has been pulled into a class action against failed educational training company Vocation and its auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers, with the auditor saying […]

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Judge slams confidentiality clause in settlement of S&P class actions
Class Actions 2018-07-24 9:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge weighing a record settlement in multiple class actions against S&P Global over toxic financial products said Tuesday there was “no way” he would […]

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Phi Finney McDonald teams up with most feared US plaintiffs firm in BHP class action
Class Actions 2018-07-24 3:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder underwriting a shareholder class action against BHP Billiton over the company’s Brazilian mine disaster is a corporation created by two major US […]

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AMP says email exchanges with Clayton Utz exaggerated
Class Actions 2018-07-23 11:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP has hit back against claims in the first of multiple class actions it faces, saying its practice of charging fees for no service did […]

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Radio Rentals class slammed for delaying proceedings
Class Actions 2018-07-19 9:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

A barrister representing Radio Rentals in a class action alleging its rental practices violated responsible lending laws has told a Federal Court judge that repeated […]

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Lawyers won’t move AMP class actions without a fight
Class Actions 2018-07-17 8:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

Applicants in four Federal Court class actions against AMP won’t voluntarily move their cases to the NSW Supreme Court on the invitation of a state […]

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GetSwift’s defence says Squire Patton Boggs partly liable
Class Actions 2018-07-17 5:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

In what is believed to be an unprecedented move, logistics tech startup GetSwift has named law firm Squire Patton Boggs as a “concurrent wrongdoer” in […]

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Western Power’s negligence caused Parkerville bushfire, court hears
Class Actions 2018-07-16 10:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

Electricity company Western Power was to blame for the January 2014 inferno that destroyed 57 homes in and around Parkerville, Western Australia, a lawyer told […]

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