Shareholders in a class action against Sirtex Medical have lost a bid for an order preventing the life sciences company from quietly moving $128 million […]
A landmark trial brought by the Financial Sector Union of Australia against UAE Exchange Australia has been vacated after a judge accused the union of “throwing the case into chaos” with a belated expert report.
Senator David Leyonhjelm wants the Federal Court to toss a defamation lawsuit filed by Senator Sarah Hanson-Young, saying the court is barred from hearing the case due to parliamentary privilege
A judge has agreed to sign off on an order in a massive class action against Westpac that could give 25 percent of any recovery to the litigation funder underwriting the case, on the condition that the funder accept a rate reflecting the net, not the gross, sum.
The Full Federal Court has overturned a win for the consumer regulator in a case against Sydney-based Unique International College, ruling that the vocational trainer’s practices for marketing and enrolling students in its diploma courses did not amount to unconscionable conduct.
BMW Australia plans to challenge the NSW Supreme Court’s power to create a common fund order spanning six class actions brought against major players in the automotive industry over defective and dangerous Takata air bags.
In-house counsel at Glencore has been granted access to “highly confidential” documents related to the possible sale by Cargill of its Joe White malt business […]
Generic drug maker Dr Reddy’s Laboratories has reached a settlement with US-based Millennium Pharmaceuticals, agreeing to be restrained from selling a cheap version of cancer […]
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has launched its opening volley against consumer goods giant Kimberly-Clark Australia, saying its Kleenex ‘flushable’ wipes were unsuitable for […]