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Class action trial against WorleyParsons back on as new judge steps in
Class Actions March 20, 2019 12:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

Trial in a shareholder class action against engineering company WorleyParsons will be heard by a new judge in late August, six months after it was […]

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ASIC to go after GetSwift’s former general counsel
Securities March 19, 2019 7:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission wants to add GetSwift’s former inhouse lawyer as a respondent in its enforcement action against the logistics company, as debate rages over whether a class action against the company should be postponed.

ASIC wins case to wind up landbanking scheme Aviation 3030
Securities March 19, 2019 11:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has won its bid to appoint liquidators to solvent landbanking company Aviation 3030, with a judge saying ASIC’s public-interest […]

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Deloitte contributed to Dick Smith’s downfall, class actions now claim
Class Actions March 18, 2019 8:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is facing claims by the lead applicants in two class actions against failed retail giant Dick Smith alleging its poor accounting practices […]

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ASIC caused major trader to ‘vanish’, defamation trial hears
Securities March 18, 2019 8:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission made global trading firm Select Vantage “vanish overnight” from the Australian market using slanderous statements based on a lack […]

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IOOF faces shareholder class action after APRA case
Financial Services March 18, 2019 10:56 am By Christine Caulfield

Wealth manager IOOF is facing a shareholder class action alleging it failed to tell investors that misconduct aired at the Banking Royal Commission would put […]

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Bellamy’s keeps up fight for cost capping in joint class actions
Class Actions March 11, 2019 12:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

Baby food maker Bellamy’s is not giving up its fight to limit the costs of two shareholder class actions against the company, lodging an appeal […]

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GetSwift weighs bid to toss law firm from ASIC action
Class Actions March 1, 2019 1:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

GetSwift has warned it may seek an injunction blocking Johnson Winter & Slattery from acting as instructing lawyers to the corporate cop in its enforcement […]

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Funder asks High Court to take another look at $64M Banksia settlement
Appeals February 27, 2019 11:15 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A litigation funder wants the High Court to review a court decision’s to approve a $64 million settlement in litigation over the failure of Banksia […]

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Litigation funders slugged with cost of jurisdictional battle over AMP class actions
Class Actions February 27, 2019 9:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A state judge has ordered the litigation funders behind a group of federal class actions against AMP to pay the legal costs of their failed […]

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