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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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Judge to weigh funding deal in Westpac class action
Class Actions May 10, 2018 10:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

A two-day hearing has been scheduled in the Westpac life insurance class action over a proposed funding arrangement that would give litigation backer JustKapital 30 […]

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Murray Goulburn class goes digging for Herbert Smith docs
Class Actions March 2, 2018 7:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Lawyers running a class action against Murray Goulburn want access to evidence that the dairy cooperative’s trust consulted with a QC about possible claims against […]

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Law firm rivals in bidding war to woo AMP shareholders
Class Actions May 15, 2018 10:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

A bidding war erupted Tuesday among law firms angling to lead a $2 billion shareholder class action against AMP, with Maurice Blackburn announcing a “super […]

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Former VW chief charged over diesel emissions scandal
Class Actions May 4, 2018 11:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn has been charged in the US with conspiracy and fraud over the car maker’s long-running scam to cheat emissions […]

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Funder feud could force Bannister Law off Ford class action
Class Actions May 1, 2018 10:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

A dispute with litigation funder Martin Place Litigation Services has cast doubt over whether Bannister Law can continue to lead a massive class action against […]

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