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Judge rejects $42M Murray Goulburn class action settlement, says funder’s cut too high
Class Actions October 16, 2019 2:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has refused to sign off on a $42 million settlement of a class action against dairy giant Murray Goulburn, saying the commission sought […]

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Iluka class action doesn’t need cash to put up security, judge says
Class Actions October 16, 2019 11:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The applicant in a shareholder class action against Iluka Resources can put up security for the company’s legal costs by way of two insurance deeds […]

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Dick Smith cases to be heard together, after insurance class action plaintiffs drop discontinuance bid
Class Actions October 15, 2019 11:20 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has ordered all proceedings against Dick Smith to be heard concurrently during a marathon three month trial, after the plaintiffs in a shareholder […]

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Farooq Khan, other directors breached their duties in battle over Keybridge Capital, court says
Corporate October 14, 2019 4:29 pm By Amelia Birnie

Perth-based Farooq Khan has lost a key case in the battle for control over investment firm Keybridge Capital, after a judge invalidated a board decision […]

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‘Only briefed yesterday’: Arnold Bloch Leibler barrister raises ire in class action
Class Actions October 11, 2019 9:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Counsel for a class action against Arnold Bloch Leibler alleging negligence over advice to Slater & Gordon has criticised the law firm’s barrister for seeking […]

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Lawyers running Bellamy’s case want to expand class to equity swap investors
Class Actions October 11, 2019 12:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

One of two shareholder class actions against infant food maker Bellamy’s for allegedly misleading investors about its China growth strategy and declining infant formula market […]

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Market-based causation on the line as first shareholder class action judgment looms
Securities October 9, 2019 11:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge who presided over a rare securities class action trial last year against department store Myer will deliver judgment in the case this month […]

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Examination proceedings brought against Linchpin Capital directors
Restructuring & Insolvency October 9, 2019 4:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

Three former directors of billion-dollar financial advisory firm Linchpin Capital Group will face two days of questioning in examination proceedings filed on behalf of an […]

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Smiles Inclusive may face investor class action over IPO
Class Actions October 9, 2019 6:37 pm By Amelia Birnie

National law firm Holding Redlich is investigating a shareholder class action against Smiles Inclusive, just one week after the embattled Gold Coast dental company reported […]

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ASIC’s belated case against ex-Murray Goulburn execs survives, but judge says never again
ASIC October 4, 2019 10:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has refused a bid by two former Murray Goulburn executives to throw out a disqualification case brought by the Australian Securities and Investments […]

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