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Government gets ok to amend defence mid-trial in home insulation class action
Class Actions June 12, 2018 3:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The government has won court approval to amend its defence mid-trial in a class action brought by businesses alleging they were harmed when the Rudd […]

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GetSwift judge won’t be slowed by class action appeal
Class Actions June 8, 2018 10:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge who stayed two of three competing class actions against logistics software company GetSwift wants to square away a common fund order in the […]

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Judge ‘suspicious’ of VW motive for killing Bannister class actions
Class Actions June 6, 2018 10:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge overseeing five Dieselgate class actions against Volkswagen questioned on Wednesday the car giant’s claim that it wanted to close down two of the […]

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Commonwealth Bank to pay $700M to settle AUSTRAC case
Financial Rights Legal Centre June 4, 2018 10:54 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Commonwealth Bank of Australia will pay $700 million to settle claims of lax anti-money laundering oversight. As part of the deal, announced Monday, CBA will […]

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Judge slams class action settlement as “worst” he’s ever seen
Class Actions May 25, 2018 4:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge on Friday reluctantly approved a $12 million settlement in the long-running class action against Bank of Queensland, saying it left almost […]

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Judge bars 7-Eleven from WhatsApp message to class
Class Actions May 11, 2018 10:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

7-Eleven has lost its bid to use a confidential bulletin sent to class members via WhatsApp as defence evidence in an ongoing franchisee class action, […]

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Funder can’t stop Banksia class member from appealing $64M settlement
Class Actions June 8, 2018 12:15 am By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder underwriting a class action over the collapse of Banksia Securities lost its bid Thursday to block a group member from challenging a […]

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Class action filed against BHP Billiton over Brazil dam disaster
Class Actions June 6, 2018 12:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

BHP Billiton has been hit with a shareholder class action over the deadly dam burst at the company’s Samarco mine in Brazil, which wiped off […]

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Judge picks Phi Finney to lead GetSwift shareholder class action
Class Actions May 23, 2018 11:45 am By Miklos Bolza and Christine Caulfield

Boutique law firm Phi Finney McDonald has been chosen among three competing cases to lead a shareholder class action against technology startup GetSwift. In a […]

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AMP has fight on hands over bid to move class actions
Class Actions June 7, 2018 10:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP will begin its push on Friday to move competing Federal Court class actions to the NSW Supreme Court, but the company will face fierce […]

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