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Law firm investigates border closure class action
Coronavirus 2020-09-18 9:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Andrews government is facing another COVID-19 related class action, this one on behalf of farm operators financially stung by Victorian and South Australian border […]

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How class actions help address the cost of misconduct
Opinion 2020-09-17 6:55 pm By

There are many ways to quantify corporate misbehaviour and misconduct. There is the $1.05 billion (and counting) that Australia’s six biggest banking and financial institutions […]

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Andrews government faces second class action over COVID-19 lockdown
Coronavirus 2020-09-16 2:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

A second class action has been launched against the Andrews Government over stage four restrictions imposed on Victorians, alleging failures to manage the state’s hotel […]

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Seyfarth Shaw lures workplace health and safety partner from Sparke Helmore
Employment 2020-09-14 4:37 pm By Alison Eveleigh

International law firm Seyfarth Shaw has snagged a leading workplace health and safety partner from Sparke Helmore to expand its Melbourne team. Penny Stevens, who has […]

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Herbert Smith Freehills embraces post-pandemic WFH
Business of Law 2020-09-11 9:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Herbert Smith Freehills will ask lawyers to spend just 60 per cent of their time in the office once they are free to return, a […]

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Judge warns funder against ‘double dipping’ in Ruby Princess class action
Class Actions 2020-09-09 2:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge overseeing the Ruby Princess class action has cautioned funders against “double dipping” when seeking payouts from group members, while cruise line Carnival has […]

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COVID-19 concerns put ASIC’s Rio Tinto trial at risk
Energy & Natural Resources 2020-09-08 12:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

A seven-week trial in ASIC’s misleading conduct case against Rio Tinto may have to be postponed after two executives of the mining giant raised concerns […]

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The Star’s COVID-19 insurance test case incomplete, court hears
Insurance 2020-09-08 4:49 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Insurers for The Star have told a court that the casino’s lawsuit, which seeks to resolve threshold policy coverage issues in a bid to claim […]

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Sneakerboy judgment paves way for COVID-19 rent relief until April
Coronavirus 2020-09-03 4:26 pm By Alison Eveleigh

In a judgment that will be welcomed by retailers, a court has found that rent relief under the Federal Government’s mandatory COVID-19 code of conduct […]

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The Star takes insurers to court in test case over COVID-19 losses
Insurance 2020-09-03 5:57 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Sydney’s Star Casino is taking its insurers to court in a bid to claim the losses it has suffered as a result of Government restrictions […]

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