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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 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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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

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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