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Judge criticizes class action cost consultants again
Shine Lawyers April 6, 2018 11:42 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Federal Court Justice Michael Lee has again weighed in on the use of cost consultants to assess legal fees in class actions, saying that they […]

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Gadens weighs class action against fund manager Blue Sky
Class Actions March 29, 2018 9:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Blue Sky Alternative Investments could be facing a class action after a report by a U.S. hedge fund that found the Australian fund manager had […]

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RBS to pay $12.58 million to settle class action
Financial Services March 27, 2018 2:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Royal Bank of Scotland has agreed to pay $12.58 million to settle a consumer class action brought on behalf of purchasers of its financial […]

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Slater and Gordon looks at Tathra bushfire class action
Class Actions March 23, 2018 9:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Residents and property owners whose homes were damaged or destroyed after a bushfire in Tathra, NSW — believed to have been sparked by an Essential […]

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New claims target GetSwift’s enterprise client announcement
Class Actions March 23, 2018 2:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Squire Patton Boggs has expanded its shareholder class action against GetSwift to include claims over statements the logistics software company made to shareholders regarding high-volume […]

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Study blasts Volkswagen recall fix
Competition & Consumer Protection March 15, 2018 9:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Volkswagen cars equipped with a software fix implemented in the wake of the emissions scandal are still emitting 400 percent more noxious emissions on road […]

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S&P settlement free of litigation funder’s ‘premium’, judge told
Securities March 8, 2018 9:51 pm By Jennifer Cooke

A judge was asked Thursday to approve a confidential settlement in a class action against S&P Global over its ratings on synthetic collateralised debt obligations, […]

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Lawyers wrap up in J&J vaginal mesh class action
Class Actions February 22, 2018 3:35 pm By Jennifer Cooke

After a marathon six-month hearing over 89 days, closing submissions in the landmark vaginal mesh class action against Johnson & Johnson in the Federal Court […]

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Judge mulls VW disclosures ahead of first ‘dieselgate’ trial
Competition & Consumer Protection February 14, 2018 7:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Federal Court judge may rule as early as Friday on whether Volkswagen should be required to answer questions about alleged emissions defeat device software […]

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Allens wins costs in oil spill class action
Energy & Natural Resources February 14, 2018 12:22 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Federal Court judge has ruled the lead applicant in a Maurice Blackburn-led class action by Indonesian farmers against PTTEP Australasia must foot its opponent’s […]

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