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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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Bellamy’s loses cost-capping bid in joint class actions
Class Actions February 26, 2019 2:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected a bid by Bellamy’s to limit the recoverable costs of rival law firms running joint class actions against the baby food […]

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Commonwealth Bank says it shouldn’t pay twice to defend two class actions
Class Actions February 25, 2019 11:54 am By Christine Caulfield

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia wants a judge to ensure it doesn’t get hit with double the cost for work defending two shareholder class actions […]

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ASIC takes GetSwift to court over inadequate shareholder disclosures
Securities February 22, 2019 5:42 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has added to logistics provider GetSwift’s legal woes, filing a lawsuit over the company’s alleged failure to disclose material […]

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Sims Metal hit with shareholder class action
Class Actions February 22, 2019 4:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Sims Metal is facing a shareholder class action over an earnings guidance that allegedly failed to take into account a likely fall in scrap metal […]

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