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High Court grants ASIC leave to appeal Prime Trust case
Appeals May 18, 2018 9:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has won leave to appeal to the High Court a ruling that threw out its case against former directors […]

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ASIC vows to use ‘every inch’ of power to go after corporate violators
Financial Services May 17, 2018 3:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

ASIC’s newly installed chief on Thursday slammed banks and other financial firms for their “trust deficit” and vowed to deploy “every inch of our powers […]

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AMP has fight on hands over bid to move class actions
Class Actions June 7, 2018 10:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP will begin its push on Friday to move competing Federal Court class actions to the NSW Supreme Court, but the company will face fierce […]

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Competing class actions: Permanent stays and claim selection
Expert Insights May 29, 2018 6:15 pm By

The recent decision of the Federal Court of Australia in GetSwift to permanently stay two out of three competing class action claims and to select […]

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GetSwift class actions to learn their fate, and lawyers watch closely
Class Actions May 22, 2018 4:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

A decision on the fate of three class actions against logistics software company GetSwift is set for Wednesday, and counsel behind the competing cases aren’t […]

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Judge throws out S&P damages expert in CDO trial
Securities May 22, 2018 3:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge overseeing a trial against S&P Global over its ratings of synthetic collateralised debt obligations has tossed the company’s damages expert, saying she lacked […]

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Quinn Emanuel AMP financing heralds era of class action beauty pageants
Analysis May 16, 2018 3:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

The financing arrangement underwriting Quinn Emanuel’s shareholder class action against AMP, which will earn its partner Burford Capital a record low 10 percent of any […]

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Online lender Prospa delays float to deal with ASIC queries
Financial Services June 6, 2018 2:26 pm By Christine Caulfield

Online small business lender Prospa postponed Wednesday’s expected float for 48 hours to “clarify” questions by the corporate regulator over its small business loans. The […]

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Judge denies bid to axe claim against lawyer in Deep Investments case
Securities May 23, 2018 11:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A solicitor caught up in a lawsuit over alleged share trading losses has lost his bid to have misleading and deceptive conduct claims brought against […]

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BHP faces possible Australian class action over Brazil mine disaster
Energy & Natural Resources May 17, 2018 10:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

Boutique law firm Phi Finney McDonald is investigating a potential shareholder class action against BHP Billiton over the fatal Samarco disaster in Brazil, which saw […]

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