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Common fund orders in class actions dealt fatal blow by High Court
Class Actions December 4, 2019 10:12 am By Christine Caulfield

Judges have no power to order all class action members to pay a proportion of a litigation funder’s commission out of their share of a […]

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NAB reaches $49.5M settlement in ‘junk’ insurance class action
Class Actions November 20, 2019 4:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

The National Australia Bank and insurer MLC have agreed to pay $49.5 million to settle a class action over allegedly worthless credit card insurance. The […]

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VW settles landmark dieselgate class actions for up to $127M
Class Actions September 16, 2019 10:28 am By Amelia Birnie

After four years of litigation, the Volkswagen diesel emissions class actions have reached an in-principle settlement of up to $127.1 million, with affected consumers expected […]

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Westpac defeats ASIC home loan case
Breaking News August 13, 2019 11:43 am By Amelia Birnie

Westpac has defeated a responsible lending case brought by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission in relation to almost 262,000 home loans, with the Federal […]

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Piper Alderman free to oust senior female partner amid sex discrimination case
Business of Law May 24, 2019 4:22 pm By Amelia Birnie

The job of a senior Piper Alderman partner is in jeopardy after a court refused to extend an injunction preventing her from being ousted from […]

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Class action report by ALRC recommends sweeping changes
Class Actions January 25, 2019 10:18 am By Christine Caulfield

Law firms would be able to charge contingency fees and the corporate disclosure obligations would go under the microscope as part of a shake-up of […]

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Battle over competing GetSwift class actions goes to High Court
Breaking News December 17, 2018 4:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Squire Patton Boggs is taking a fight over a ruling that shut down its shareholder class action against logistics startup GetSwift to the […]

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Apple settles ACCC case over iPhone repairs on eve of trial
Exclusive June 12, 2018 12:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

Apple has reached an in-principle settlement with the consumer watchdog in an enforcement action over the tech giant’s repair policies, a judge was told Tuesday. […]

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Yazaki ordered to pay record $46M for price fixing on car parts
Breaking News May 16, 2018 12:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Federal Court has slapped Japanese car parts maker Yazaki Corporation with a $46 million penalty for colluding with a competitor on prices for […]

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