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Sirtex class wins access to details on proposed acquisition
Class Actions April 2, 2019 10:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Sirtex has been ordered to turn over information related to a possible acquisition to law firm Maurice Blackburn, which is leading a shareholder class action […]

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CORRECTION: Judge orders costs for infamous anti-suit injunction in AMP class action turf war
Financial Services April 2, 2019 10:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge who entertained an anti-suit injunction in the AMP class action jurisdictional battle that set off what another judge called an “unseemly debacle” has […]

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Deep Investments can’t take another shot at case, Full Court says
Appeals April 1, 2019 2:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Court has denied a bid by Deep Investments to vary orders dismissing its case against a solicitor and six others over $10 million […]

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Expert hot tub to feature in Sirtex shareholder class action
Class Actions March 29, 2019 3:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has called for an expert panel in a shareholder class action against life sciences company Sirtex related to sales of its liver cancer […]

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Trader wants over $10M in damages in ASIC defamation case
Defamation March 21, 2019 10:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

Trader Daniel Schlaepfer and his firm Select Vantage are seeking over $10 million in damages from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission in a defamation […]

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Commonwealth Bank told investors Sigma credit rating withdrawal a ‘technical’ issue
Class Actions March 21, 2019 5:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia, facing cross-claims by credit ratings agency Fitch in a class action alleging it gave¬†false or misleading double A and triple […]

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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 […]

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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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