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Clayton Utz instructions from AMP irrelevant, legal experts say
Legal Ethics April 26, 2018 4:40 pm By Christine Caulfield

Clayton Utz’s public statements referencing its terms of engagement with AMP in drafting an independent report are irrelevant if it knew the document was destined […]

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Blue Sky calls on ASIC to investigate hedge fund
Securities April 4, 2018 9:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Blue Sky Alternative Investments has asked Australia’s corporate watchdog to investigate US hedge fund Glaucus for market manipulation, after a scathing report by the fund […]

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ASIC charges ex-childcare firm head over failed takeover
Securities April 3, 2018 10:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

The former head of childcare provider G8 Education has been slapped with multiple criminal charges for her role in an abandoned takeover bid for rival […]

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Judge signs off on QBE’s $133M class action settlement
Class Actions May 7, 2018 9:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has given the all-clear to a $132.5 million offer by QBE to settle a class action by shareholders angry about a […]

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ASIC expands case against Rio Tinto
Energy & Natural Resources May 1, 2018 11:21 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has broadened its case against Rio Tinto and two former executives and is seeking extra penalties. The case alleges […]

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General counsel latest to be charged over G8 scandal
Corporate April 6, 2018 11:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

A general counsel and a board member of a company linked to embattled G8 Education head Jennifer Joan Hutson are the latest to be charged […]

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

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 Cat Fredenburgh

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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