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Gadens weighs class action against fund manager Blue Sky
Class Actions March 29, 2018 9:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

Blue Sky Alternative Investments could be facing a class action after a report by a U.S. hedge fund that found the Australian fund manager had […]

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Mortgage aggregator can’t halt derivative suit over Macquarie Bank deal
Securities March 29, 2018 11:35 am By Christine Caulfield

A judge on Wednesday refused a bid by Australian mortgage aggregator Connective Group to put on hold a derivative lawsuit by a shareholder against the […]

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New claims target GetSwift’s enterprise client announcement
Class Actions March 23, 2018 2:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Squire Patton Boggs has expanded its shareholder class action against GetSwift to include claims over statements the logistics software company made to shareholders regarding high-volume […]

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S&P settlement free of litigation funder’s ‘premium’, judge told
Securities March 8, 2018 9:51 pm By Jennifer Cooke

A judge was asked Thursday to approve a confidential settlement in a class action against S&P Global over its ratings on synthetic collateralised debt obligations, […]

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Ex-Provident Capital director can appeal ASIC ban
Securities March 7, 2018 1:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The former head of collapsed debenture firm Provident Capital has gotten court approval to appeal a ruling banning him from managing companies. Justice Nye Perram […]

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Maurice Blackburn faces referee over fees in QBE class action
Securities March 2, 2018 10:57 am By Christine Caulfield

A judge has called for a referee to look at Maurice Blackburn’s fees for running a shareholder class action against QBE Insurance that settled late […]

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Bank of Queensland settles class action over Sherwin scam
Securities February 27, 2018 9:13 am By Christine Caulfield

The Bank of Queensland has reached a settlement close to trial in a class action brought by investors in a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme masterminded […]

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S&P settles Lifeplan class action over CDOs ratings
Class Actions February 20, 2018 12:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

S&P Global Ratings has reached a settlement in an Australian class action by investors who bought collateralised debt obligations rated healthy by the U.S. credit […]

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Ex-ASIC investigator grilled over $700K fee in Pearls class action
Securities February 13, 2018 8:03 pm By Jennifer Cooke

A Queensland barrister and former ASIC investigator gathering evidence for a class action by more than 30,000 investors in the enormous Pearls Ponzi scam has […]

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Clock’s ticking for Slater & Gordon class members
Business of Law November 10, 2017 10:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

Members of a class action against Slater and Gordon have until Tuesday to make their case against the $36.5 million settlement hammered out by Maurice […]

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