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Quintis class action lawyers want to peek at insurance docs
Class Actions November 8, 2018 2:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyers leading a class action against Quintis want the failed sandalwood oil producer to hand over evidence of any insurance policy that could cover the […]

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Bank of Queensland loses fight with insurer over $6M class action settlement
Insurance November 7, 2018 10:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bank of Queensland has lost a dispute with two insurers over coverage for a $6 million settlement of a class action brought by investors in […]

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Law firm looks at short-seller VGI in class action probe ‘twist’
Class Actions November 2, 2018 10:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn is investigating a possible class action after the share price of Corporate Travel Management plunged 27 percent on Wednesday, and will look at […]

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Funder’s cut, legal fees in $64M Banksia settlement rejected on appeal
Appeals November 1, 2018 4:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An appeals court has rejected the funder’s commission and legal fees stemming from a $64 million settlement in litigation over the failure of Banksia Securities, […]

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Surfstitch class action settlement in peril as debate rages over opt-out notice
Class Actions November 1, 2018 8:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

Judges do not have the power to approve a class action settlement without first issuing an opt-out notice to group members, the court-appointed contradictor in […]

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UGL knew LNG project was behind schedule by April, class action says
Class Actions November 1, 2018 11:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

UGL knew by April 2014 that there were delays with the Ichthys LNG project, but failed to make required disclosures to shareholders, according to an […]

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Ashley Services class action sent back to mediation for settlement talks
Class Actions November 1, 2018 7:51 pm By Christine Caulfield

Private education provider Ashley Services may be close to settling a shareholder class action, according to a court order sending the parties in the case […]

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Lawyers take aim in battle to lead BHP class action
Class Actions October 29, 2018 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

The high-stakes contest to run a shareholder class action against BHP has begun, with lawyers for three competing cases all arguing in Federal Court Monday […]

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Judge urges class action lawyers to solve multiplicity problem
Class Actions October 26, 2018 4:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

Blasting the battle of competing class actions as a fight for the “commercial interests” of litigation funders not class members, a judge has called on […]

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Murray Goulburn weighs cost-capping bid in class actions
Agriculture October 26, 2018 10:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

Murray Goulburn has told a judge it may seek to cap costs in two shareholder class actions that centre on a 2016 profit forecast revision, […]

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