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Judge in S&P class actions told to start from scratch with funder’s fee
Class Actions July 26, 2018 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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Phi Finney McDonald teams up with most feared US plaintiffs firm in BHP class action
Class Actions July 24, 2018 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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Expert report debunks myth of Australian class action boom
Exclusive July 12, 2018 6:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

Australia is not the haven for class actions that critics have claimed, according to a new report that shoots down the notion that the country […]

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Squire Patton Boggs lawyer says Fitch having a discovery ‘whinge’ in class action
Class Actions July 11, 2018 10:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Facing cross-examination over the law firm’s bid to add fraud and deceit claims to a class action against Fitch Ratings, a Squire Patton Boggs lawyer […]

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Ethicon applicants asked to weigh in on UK ruling on defective products
Product Liability July 11, 2018 12:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing a class action against Johnson & Johnson over allegedly defective vaginal mesh products has asked the applicants to weigh in on a […]

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Squire Patton Boggs must pay rival’s fees for fighting GetSwift restraint
Class Actions July 31, 2018 10:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Squire Patton Boggs is again on the losing end of a ruling by the judge presiding over a shareholder class action against GetSwift, […]

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Fate of CBA class actions on the line as GetSwift appeal looms
Class Actions July 31, 2018 1:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

Lawyers for two competing class actions against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia over breaches of anti-money laundering laws say the cases can happily co-exist, but […]

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Ex-Kagara directors reach deal in shareholder class action
Class Actions July 27, 2018 8:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

Eight former directors of failed mining company Kagara have settled a shareholder class action alleging they misled investors and falsified the company’s accounting records, the […]

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Funders slash rates in LKM Capital, GR Finance class action settlements
Class Actions July 26, 2018 9:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

The funders of two class actions against a trustee of failed investment groups LKM Capital and GR Finance have agreed to cut their commission by […]

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Johnson Winter & Slattery dragged into Vocation class action
Class Actions July 26, 2018 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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