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ASIC v La Trobe: Appropriate penalties - assume nothing

Australia - December 1 2021 The recent decision of Justice O’Bryan in Australian Securities and Investments Commission v La Trobe Financial Asset Management Ltd [2021] FCA 1417…

Dominic Eberl, Antonia Garling, Christine Harb, Richard Harris, Philippa Hofbrucker, Daniel MacPherson, Colleen Platford

Guide to Dispute Resolution in Australia

Australia - July 29 2021 The common law system forms the basis of Australian jurisprudence. It embodies judge-made law, whereby rules of law and precedent have been developed…

Competing Class Actions: First in (is still) not best dressed

Australia - March 12 2021 In another significant class action decision from the High Court (Wigmans v AMP Limited [2021] HCA 7), a 3:2 majority of the Court has affirmed the…

Dominic Eberl, Antonia Garling, Richard Harris, Matt Mackenzie, Colleen Platford, Rebecca Spigelman

Common Fund Orders At Settlement May Still Be Available, Courts Rule

Australia - November 4 2020 In doing so, both Courts not only made it clear that in their view the question of whether CFOs can be made at settlement remains wide open, but also…

Richard Harris, Matt Mackenzie, Colleen Platford, Rebecca Spigelman

Federal Court highlights principles in determining civil penalties

Australia - September 16 2020 The Federal Court’s decision in the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s (ASIC’s) fee for no service proceedings against certain…

Vincent Giang, Jacob Saulwick