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Blue Sky calls on ASIC to investigate hedge fund
Securities April 4, 2018 9:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Blue Sky Alternative Investments has asked Australia’s corporate watchdog to investigate US hedge fund Glaucus for market manipulation, after a scathing report by the fund […]

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Zoetis faces class action over horse drug
Class Actions March 23, 2018 11:33 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Zoetis is facing a class action from horse owners who say the pharmaceutical company made misleading claims about its Hendra virus drug. The class action, […]

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J&J mesh plaintiffs want court OK to expand class
Product Liability March 7, 2018 9:11 pm By Jennifer Cooke

The lead plaintiffs in the class action against Johnson & Johnson over defective pelvic mesh implants said Wednesday they want to expand the size of […]

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LCM to fund $100M class action over Gladstone Ports dredging
Class Actions March 5, 2018 7:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

Litigation funder Litigation Capital Management said Monday it had agreed to finance a $100 million class action on behalf of fishing operators and seafood suppliers […]

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Trial set to start in Volkswagen ‘defeat device’ class actions
Class Actions March 2, 2018 8:59 pm By Jennifer Cooke

Volkwagen will face off against Australia’s consumer regulator and a Maurice Blackburn-led class representing 100,000 car owners when trial kicks off Monday in Sydney over […]

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Toyota alerted to problems with Takata airbags in 2003, court filings show
Class Actions May 9, 2018 10:17 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Toyota was on notice about problems with Takata airbags 15 years ago, after a Takata inflator ruptured at one of the car maker’s testing facilities, […]

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Judge prods VW to name employees who OKd emissions cheat software
Competition & Consumer Protection May 8, 2018 4:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Volkswagen has been ordered for a third time to provide the court with the names of employees who were involved in approving the emissions cheat […]

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Judge signs off on QBE’s $133M class action settlement
Class Actions May 7, 2018 9:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has given the all-clear to a $132.5 million offer by QBE to settle a class action by shareholders angry about a […]

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Malaysia Airlines settles 2 cases over crash
Product Liability April 20, 2018 7:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Malaysia Airlines has reached agreements to end two cases in Australia brought by families of people who died when a Malaysia Airlines plane was shot […]

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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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