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Bondholders class action faced obstacles, but proving climate risk not one of them: judge
Class Actions 2023-10-13 11:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge who signed off on a settlement in a class action against the  government by sovereign bondholders over the disclosure of climate risks said […]

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Group members to get $84M from AMP class action settlement
Class Actions 2023-10-06 11:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Maurice Blackburn will seek $26 million in costs from a $110 million settlement in a long-running class action against AMP over its fees-for-no-service conduct, leaving […]

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Shine improves disclosures in wake of review, ASIC says
Accounting 2023-10-05 11:32 pm By Sam Matthews

The ASX-listed Shine Lawyers has earned marks for improvement in a review by ASIC of its disclosures relating to interest on litigation funding loans, the […]

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Consolidated Downer EDI class action carries the day
Class Actions 2023-10-02 3:18 pm By Sam Matthews

Two law firms that were able to “work cooperatively” to join their cases have been awarded carriage of a shareholder class action against mining firm […]

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Law firm, funder seek $13.8M cut from $26M Ardent Leisure class action settlement
Class Actions 2023-09-27 1:22 pm By Sam Matthews

The firm and funder that ran a shareholder class action against Ardent Leisure over the 2016 Dreamworld tragedy are seeking deductions totalling more than half […]

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Class action members reap rewards of competition, but at what cost?
Analysis 2023-09-21 11:55 pm By Sam Matthews

The judge who rewarded the law firm with the lowest ever GCO proposal with carriage of an $80 million class action this week noted the […]

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Record-low GCO rate in Star class action not loss-leading pricing, judge says
Class Actions 2023-09-20 11:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

The winning, 14 per cent contingency fee proposal by Slater & Gordon in a fight to run a class action against Star Entertainment was not […]

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Law firm with lowest ever GCO wins battle to run Star class action
Class Actions 2023-09-19 12:12 pm By Sam Matthews

One law firm has emerged victorious in a four-way contest to run a shareholder class action against Star Entertainment with the lowest proposed group costs […]

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RCR Tomlinson shareholders reach $40M class action settlement
Class Actions 2023-09-15 11:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

Shareholders of failed engineering firm RCR Tomlinson have secured a $40 million settlement in a class action brought over alleged misleading ASX statements. The in-principle […]

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Law firms to team up in shareholder class action against Medibank
Securities 2023-09-06 11:44 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has approved a bid to consolidate two shareholder class actions against Medibank over a cyberattack that affected 10 million customers, finding that having […]

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