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New bill would make it easier to bring consumer class actions
Class Actions March 28, 2018 2:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Private follow-on actions for consumer law violations will be easier to bring under a new bill introduced in the House on Wednesday, a potential boon […]

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Retail Food Group faces 2nd potential investor class action
Class Actions March 6, 2018 7:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

Class action firm Maurice Blackburn is calling for investors to join a lawsuit against Retail Food Group accusing the franchise giant of misleading the market […]

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VW, Audi, Skoda face trial over diesel emissions scandal
Class Actions March 5, 2018 8:23 pm By Jennifer Cooke

“This is the day that the rubber hits the road for Volkswagen, for Audi and for Skoda, where they will be exposed, where they will […]

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Shine confident it can defend shareholder class action
Securities March 1, 2018 7:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Publicly traded law firm Shine Lawyers has assured investors it can wage a successful defence against a $250 million class action claiming the firm misled […]

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Takata airbag class actions to balloon following mandatory recall
Class Actions February 28, 2018 10:49 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The class actions against car companies over defective Takata airbags are expected to dramatically grow after the first-of-its-kind mandatory recall announced by the government Wednesday. […]

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Australian litigation funder values caseload at $4.7B
Class Actions February 26, 2018 2:38 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

It might be in the glare of a government inquiry, but business is booming for Australian litigation backer IMF Bentham, which says its estimated caseload […]

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Commonwealth Bank denies Austrac money laundering claims
Financial Services February 23, 2018 8:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia on Friday pushed back against the majority of expanded claims brought by the anti-money laundering regulator and denied all allegations […]

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GetSwift hit with $300M shareholder class action
Class Actions February 21, 2018 8:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Squire Patton Boggs has brought a shareholder class action worth potentially $300 million against logistics software company GetSwift and its director, former AFL player Joel […]

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IOOF shareholder gets discovery ok for possible class action
Class Actions May 18, 2018 9:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An IOOF shareholder mulling a class action against the financial services company over reports that it failed to inform ASIC about allegations of misconduct by […]

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Quinn Emanuel brings class action against AMP
Class Actions May 9, 2018 10:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Quinn Emanuel has filed the first shareholder class action against AMP ahead of the beleaguered company’s annual general meeting on Thursday. The case […]

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