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Judge ‘pleasantly surprised’ by virtual trials, refuses to delay GetSwift hearing
Trials April 9, 2020 8:07 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has refused to delay a civil penalty hearing brought by ASIC against GetSwift, scheduled to begin in June, after the logistics company argued […]

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Judge calls for legislative fix in wake of High Court’s common fund ruling
Class Actions April 9, 2020 1:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lamenting that he now has less flexibility to manage commission rates, a judge has called for legislative intervention to give courts authority to regulate funding […]

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Quintis reaches settlement in shareholder class action
Class Actions April 9, 2020 7:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Sandalwood producer Quintis has agreed to settle two class actions by shareholders, but the claims against company founder Frank Wilson and auditor EY will proceed […]

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Directors look to shut down COVID-related shareholder class actions
Class Actions April 6, 2020 10:34 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Institute of Company Directors is calling on the Federal Government to bar lawsuits over coronavirus-related disclosures, including class actions, but some lawyers warned […]

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Treasury Wine Estates hit with class action over earnings downgrade
Class Actions April 3, 2020 12:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

Treasury Wine Estates has said it will vigorously defend a shareholder class action filed this week over a recent earnings downgrade, one of two possible […]

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Short seller Bonitas ordered to pay $900,000 over misleading report on Rural Funds
Securities April 1, 2020 9:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

Activist short seller Bonitas Research must pay Rural Funds Management almost $900,000 after the US-based Bonitas was found to have engaged in misleading or decpetive […]

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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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