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"A fair go for all": Caps on litigation funding proceeds to be introduced

Australia - September 30 2021 The Federal Government has made good on its promise to ensure a fair and reasonable distribution of class action proceeds in proceedings involving a…

Tricia Hobson

Counting the cost: The first Australian ruling on contingency fee orders

Australia - September 22 2021 In the first test of the Supreme Court of Victoria's newfound powers to make a group costs order in a class action (or contingency fees in lay terms)…

Insights from the US: will knowledge, recklessness or negligence in Australian securities class actions actually change anything?

Australia, USA - August 16 2021 Last week the Federal Government introduced permanent reforms to the continuous disclosure regime and misleading and deceptive conduct provisions in…

Cindy Bors, Keara M. Gordon, Matthew Spain

"First in, not necessarily best dressed"

Australia - March 11 2021 By a majority of 3-2, the High Court has determined that, where two or more law firms commence overlapping and competing class actions, there is no…

Reid Hadaway, Benjamin McCourtie

Preparing for global class actions arising from COVID-19

Global - May 28 2020 Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has become an unprecedented pandemic that is having profound economic and social impacts around the world. Many…

Jean-Pierre Douglas-Henry, Sammy Fang, Dr. Ludger Giesberts, Keara M. Gordon, Colleen Carey Gulliver, David T. Neave, Isabelle Ord, Rebecca von Rüti, Jeremy Sher, Christopher M. Young