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VW wants Bannister Law class actions shut down
Class Actions June 5, 2018 2:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

The fate of class actions against Volkswagen in the sprawling Australian case over the car maker’s diesel emissions cheating scandal will be the subject of […]

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Competing class actions: Permanent stays and claim selection
Expert Insights May 29, 2018 6:15 pm By Damian Grave, Helen Mould, James Page and Jane Hywood of Herbert Smith Freehills

The recent decision of the Federal Court of Australia in GetSwift to permanently stay two out of three competing class action claims and to select […]

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GetSwift class actions to learn their fate, and lawyers watch closely
Class Actions May 22, 2018 4:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

A decision on the fate of three class actions against logistics software company GetSwift is set for Wednesday, and counsel behind the competing cases aren’t […]

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Appco can’t escape Fair Work class action by salesforce
Employment May 18, 2018 9:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge will allow a class action to go forward against fundraising company Appco Australia Group alleging it misclassified workers as independent contractors to avoid […]

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Quinn Emanuel AMP financing heralds era of class action beauty pageants
Analysis May 16, 2018 3:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

The financing arrangement underwriting Quinn Emanuel’s shareholder class action against AMP, which will earn its partner Burford Capital a record low 10 percent of any […]

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BHP faces possible Australian class action over Brazil mine disaster
Energy & Natural Resources May 17, 2018 10:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

Boutique law firm Phi Finney McDonald is investigating a potential shareholder class action against BHP Billiton over the fatal Samarco disaster in Brazil, which saw […]

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Maurice Blackburn to lead consolidated Sirtex class actions
Class Actions May 1, 2018 3:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge on Tuesday consolidated two shareholder class actions against life sciences company Sirtex Medical and appointed Maurice Blackburn as lead lawyers for the joint […]

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Judge tells AMP to warn state court of class action venue fight
Class Actions June 8, 2018 11:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

A federal judge on Friday set an August date to hear AMP’s arguments for why competing class actions should be moved to the NSW Supreme […]

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Funder gets $30M in landmark class action creating common fund
Class Actions May 30, 2018 11:56 am By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder behind the Federal Court’s precedential ruling that established the first common fund order in an Australian class action has secured a $30.75 […]

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Ernst & Young named as defendant in third Quintis class action
Class Actions May 25, 2018 2:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Troubled sandalwood oil producer Quintis has been hit with a third class action over the company’s lost contract with Nestle unit Galderma, and this time […]

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