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Judge questions why fees, commission missing from Crown settlement notice
Class Actions 2021-11-23 12:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has directed that the legal fees and funding commission sought to be deducted from a $125 million class action settlement with Crown Resorts […]

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Govt wants clarity on climate change class action by Torres Strait Islanders
Climate change 2021-11-23 3:37 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing a climate change class action against the government will be invited to visit the Torres Strait to see the alleged erosion of […]

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‘Orwellian gaslighting’: Class action reform bill takes heat in parliament
Class Actions 2021-11-22 10:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

A committee report recommending passage of the Morrison government’s controversial class action reform bill was tabled in federal parliament Monday, with the committee’s chair touting […]

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Nuix hit with shareholder class action over $1.8B IPO
Class Actions 2021-11-22 11:54 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Embattled technology company Nuix has been hit with a shareholder class action over its $1.8 billion December float on the ASX. Shine Lawyers is the […]

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Monsanto may face claim for exemplary damages in Roundup class action
Class Actions 2021-11-22 6:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action on behalf of people who claim they developed non-Hodgkin lymphoma after using Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer will argue the agrochemical giant should […]

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Banksia class action barristers declare bankruptcy after $21.7M judgment
Class Actions 2021-11-19 9:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two former barristers ordered to pay at least $21.7 million in damages and costs for their role in a fraudulent scheme to pocket a windfall […]

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Dixon Advisory class action wants court to hold penalty in ASIC case
Class Actions 2021-11-19 1:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The applicant in a class action against self-managed superfund provider Dixon Advisory wants to intervene in ASIC’s proceedings, which the company agreed to resolve for […]

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Law firm seeks to drop two class actions on behalf of coal mine casuals
Employment 2021-11-19 5:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

A law firm that has filed seven class actions on behalf of casual coal mine workers is looking to discontinue two of those cases, after […]

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IOOF to face expanded misconduct allegations in shareholder class action
Class Actions 2021-11-19 3:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has given the green light to expanded misconduct allegations in a shareholder class action against IOOF, including claims of insider trading and front-running. […]

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Low GetSwift class action settlement to get OK despite ‘slam dunk’ case
Class Actions 2021-11-18 2:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has indicated he will approve the ‘very low’ GetSwift class action settlement because the company appeared to be broke, but the law firm […]

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