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Shine confident it can defend shareholder class action
Securities 2018-03-01 7:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Publicly traded law firm Shine Lawyers has assured investors it can wage a successful defence against a $250 million class action claiming the firm misled […]

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Slater & Gordon auditor denies blame for investors’ loss
Securities 2018-02-27 7:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

Auditing firm Pitcher Partners has filed its defence in a class action accusing it of wrongly signing off on Slater & Gordon’s financial reports, denying […]

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Bank of Queensland settles class action over Sherwin scam
Securities 2018-02-27 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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Australian litigation funder values caseload at $4.7B
Class Actions 2018-02-26 2:38 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

It might be in the glare of a government inquiry, but business is booming for Australian litigation backer IMF Bentham, which says its estimated caseload […]

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Judge in sports betting class action won’t recuse himself
Class Actions 2018-02-22 8:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge overseeing a class action brought by investors in a sports betting scheme has shot down a lawyer’s mid-trial bid that he recuse himself. […]

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GetSwift hit with $300M shareholder class action
Class Actions 2018-02-21 8:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Squire Patton Boggs has brought a shareholder class action worth potentially $300 million against logistics software company GetSwift and its director, former AFL player Joel […]

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S&P settles Lifeplan class action over CDOs ratings
Class Actions 2018-02-20 12:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

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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Start-up off hook for broken promises, rules NSW Appeals Court
Securities 2018-02-19 8:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A tech start-up that failed to deliver on a promise that investors would triple their money and was found liable for the entire investment has […]

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Vodafone faces US action after trouble with Aussie regulator
Securities 2018-02-16 11:58 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Vodafone has been hit with a class action in the US alleging it failed to inform shareholders that it violated Australian law by selling pre-paid […]

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Royal Bank of Scotland settles class action at 11th hour
Securities 2018-02-15 4:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Royal Bank of Scotland has reached a settlement in a consumer protection class action on the eve of trial in the Federal Court. The […]

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