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Ernst & Young says previous Quintis auditor should share any blame
Class Actions December 3, 2018 11:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accounting giant Ernst & Young, which is accused in a class action of misleading and deceptive conduct in signing off on the 2015 and 2016 […]

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Shareholder cases account for 50% of new class actions, report says
Class Actions November 30, 2018 10:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

Shareholder cases made up half of all class actions filed in the past two years, and are to blame for an “unprecedented spike” in class […]

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MacMahon shareholders to get 36% of $6.7M class action settlement
Energy & Natural Resources November 30, 2018 10:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Shareholders who registered for a class action against mining company MacMahon Holdings will get a $2.4 million cut of a proposed $6.7 million settlement, according […]

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Funders’ cut won’t exceed 25% in Spotless class action
Class Actions November 27, 2018 3:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

The two funders paying for a shareholder class action against facility services company Spotless Group want 25 percent of any net settlement or judgment in […]

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Quinn’s fees, funder’s cut slashed in Bank of Queensland class action settlement
Class Actions November 26, 2018 10:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has taken a hatchet to Quinn Emanuel’s fees and the funder’s cut in a $12 million settlement of a class action against Bank […]

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Ex-Aussie Home Loans CEO wins halt to $1M judgment for private equity firm
Financial Services November 23, 2018 11:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Former Aussie Home Loan boss Stephen Porges has secured a temporary stay of a ruling that found he owed Adcock Private Equity more than $1 […]

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Law firm calls for scrutiny of short sellers in class actions
Class Actions November 23, 2018 2:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

A leading law firm has called for a closer look at the increasing involvement of short sellers in shareholder class actions, saying any review that […]

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What you need to know about the GetSwift ruling
Analysis November 21, 2018 11:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

The court’s authority to shut down competing class actions is no longer in doubt after Tuesday’s Full Federal Court judgment in the case against GetSwift, […]

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Law firms avoid courtroom showdown with novel CBA class actions deal
Class Actions November 21, 2018 11:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Maurice Blackburn and Phi Finney McDonald have sidestepped a competing class action battle in the high-stakes litigation against Commonwealth Bank of Australia over alleged breaches […]

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Bannister Law off another class action
Class Actions November 21, 2018 9:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bannister Law has stepped down from leading a shareholder class action, the second major class action the firm has recently handed over to a rival […]

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