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Mark Elliott’s Blackberry found, judge orders search of phone for evidence in Banksia class action
Class Actions March 26, 2020 1:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

The hunt for the missing Blackberry of deceased class action lawyer and funder Mark Elliott is over, and the located phone will now be examined […]

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Surfstitch class action settlement amount slashed amid ‘very difficult retail environment’
Class Actions March 25, 2020 1:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Group members in two settled class actions against clothing retailer Surfstitch have been told the settlement amount available to them has plummeted amid a “very […]

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Boral hit with shareholder class action over US business disclosures
Class Actions March 24, 2020 9:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Construction giant Boral is facing a shareholder class action for allegedly failing to disclose financial irregularities in its US windows business. The lawsuit, filed Monday […]

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BHP can’t pause shareholder class action over Brazil dam failure
Class Actions March 18, 2020 10:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

BHP has failed in a bid to shut down a class action over the Fundao dam failure pending criminal proceedings in Brazil, with a judge […]

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Judge approves Bellamy’s $49.7M settlement of shareholder class actions
Class Actions March 13, 2020 11:13 am By Christine Caulfield

A judge has given his blessing to a $49.7 million settlement of two class actions that alleged infant food maker Bellamy’s misled investors about its […]

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Melco must produce docs to Crown Resorts inquiry, appeals court says
White Collar March 12, 2020 10:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

Hong Kong-based casino group Melco Resorts must hand over documents claimed to be privileged to a NSW public inquiry into James Packer’s Crown Resorts, with […]

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ASIC wins High Court appeal over meaning of corporate ‘officer’
Appeals March 11, 2020 12:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has scored a victory before the High Court, with the court unanimously finding that under the Corporations Act the […]

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Cattle exporter Wellard hit with shareholder class action
Class Actions March 10, 2020 10:33 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Livestock exporter Wellard is facing a shareholder class action over a profit downgrade following its $300 million initial public offering in 2015. The company, Australia’s […]

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Rural Funds wants $625,000 in damages from US short seller Bonitas
Securities March 6, 2020 12:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

Agricultural fund management firm Rural Funds Management is seeking over $625,000 in damages from US short seller Bonitas Research, which was found by the NSW […]

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Former Bechtel exec wins appeal, can claim $11.8M share loss as tax deduction
Tax March 4, 2020 5:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former executive of engineering giant Bechtel will be allowed to deduct over $11.8 million in share losses from his taxable income after successfully challenging […]

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