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At S&P class action trial, city treasurer accused of being ‘careless’
Class Actions April 14, 2018 1:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former treasurer for Coffs Harbour City Council was “careless” for not analysing the financial products he invested millions of dollars of the city’s funds […]

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Shine confident it can defend shareholder class action
Securities March 1, 2018 7:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Publicly traded law firm Shine Lawyers has assured investors it can wage a successful defence against a $250 million class action claiming the firm misled […]

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Australian litigation funder values caseload at $4.7B
Class Actions February 26, 2018 2:38 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

It might be in the glare of a government inquiry, but business is booming for Australian litigation backer IMF Bentham, which says its estimated caseload […]

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GetSwift hit with $300M shareholder class action
Class Actions February 21, 2018 8:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Squire Patton Boggs has brought a shareholder class action worth potentially $300 million against logistics software company GetSwift and its director, former AFL player Joel […]

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Vodafone faces US action after trouble with Aussie regulator
Securities February 16, 2018 11:58 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Vodafone has been hit with a class action in the US alleging it failed to inform shareholders that it violated Australian law by selling pre-paid […]

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IOOF shareholder gets discovery ok for possible class action
Class Actions May 18, 2018 9:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An IOOF shareholder mulling a class action against the financial services company over reports that it failed to inform ASIC about allegations of misconduct by […]

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Quinn Emanuel brings class action against AMP
Class Actions May 9, 2018 10:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Quinn Emanuel has filed the first shareholder class action against AMP ahead of the beleaguered company’s annual general meeting on Thursday. The case […]

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JB Hi-Fi cops earful from ASX over buried profit downgrade
Securities May 7, 2018 10:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

JB Hi-Fi has been grilled by the Australian Stock Exchange after slipping news of an earnings downgrade into a presentation at an investment conference. Citing […]

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Iluka Resources hit with shareholder class action
Energy & Natural Resources April 26, 2018 2:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Mining company Iluka Resources has been hit with a shareholder class action alleging it breached its continuous disclosure obligations regarding its zircon sales. The class […]

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GetSwift judge proposes ‘bill of peace’ for rival shareholder actions
Class Actions April 24, 2018 10:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge presiding over jostling shareholder class actions against logistics software company GetSwift suggested on Tuesday a “bill of peace” to join the actions, but […]

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