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Provident Capital class actions near trial date
Class Actions 2018-07-10 11:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A trial is set to kick off at the end of July in two class actions brought on behalf of holders of debentures who allege […]

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Burford Capital managing director predicts many litigation funders will fall
Class Actions 2018-07-10 10:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

Despite the growth in class actions and the increasing popularity of litigation funding, many funders won’t be able to able to survive in the inherently risky […]

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Quintis cases latest battleground over competing class actions
Class Actions 2018-07-10 10:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Multiple class actions against troubled sandalwood oil producer Quintis will soon compete to stay alive after a court heard Tuesday the company would bring an […]

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IMF Bentham mulls privacy class action against Facebook
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2018-07-10 9:17 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

IMF Bentham is considering funding a privacy class action against Facebook for allowing political research firm Cambridge Analytica to harvest information from the Facebook accounts […]

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Commonwealth Bank class tries to fix ‘pleading deficiencies’
Class Actions 2018-07-09 11:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The plaintiffs in a shareholder class action against Commonwealth Bank have taken another stab at their statement of claim, after a judge struck down the […]

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AMP judge won’t move state class action to Federal Court
Justice James Stevenson 2018-07-09 4:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

A NSW Supreme Court judge refused Monday to move one of five class actions filed against AMP to Federal Court, and invited law firms for […]

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Octaviar investors appeal toss of class action against Queensland’s Public Trustee
Class Actions 2018-07-06 11:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Investors in the failed Gold Coast finance group Octaviar are challenging a decision throwing out their class action, which alleged the Public Trustee of Queensland […]

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Ford class action lawyers want ban on car maker talking to drivers
Class Actions 2018-07-06 3:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

The law firm leading a consumer class action against Ford wants a court order barring the car giant from communicating with the class about their […]

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Judge throws out part of expert report in Queensland flood class action
Class Actions 2018-07-05 11:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing a class action against dam operators Seqwater and Sunwater and the state of Queensland over the 2011 Queensland floods has thrown out […]

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Funder’s cut of S&P class action settlement to go under microscope
Class Actions 2018-07-05 11:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge overseeing seven class actions against S&P Global Ratings over toxic financial products has appointed a barrister to advise him on whether to approve […]

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