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Class Action Common Fund Orders Are Here to Stay: Or Are They?

Australia - March 5 2019 Last week’s double decisions of the Full Court of the Federal Court and the New South Wales Court of Appeal confirm the Courts’ powers to make common...

Antonia Garling, Colleen Platford, Matt Mackenzie, Crispian Lynch.

Market-based causation gets the green light

Australia - October 24 2019 Federal Court confirms that shareholders affected by continuous disclosure breaches don’t need to establish individual reliance. Yesterday’s Federal...

Richard Harris, Daniel MacPherson, Harish Ekambareshwar, Alice Pailthorpe, Colleen Platford, Andrew Floro, Matt Mackenzie, Crispian Lynch, Kate Harrison.

The High Court rules: Common fund orders are out

Australia - December 4 2019 In the most significant class action decision from the High Court in over a decade, a majority of the High Court has today held that the Federal...

Richard Harris, Alice Pailthorpe, Dion Meogrossi, Colleen Platford, Matt Mackenzie, Crispian Lynch.

Competing Class Actions: First in not best dressed

Australia - May 24 2019 On 23 May 2019, the NSW Supreme Court handed down its decision on which of the five shareholder class actions filed against AMP Ltd (AMP) will be...

Antonia Garling, Richard Harris, Kai Luck, Colleen Platford, Matt Mackenzie, Crispian Lynch.

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, Colleen Platford, Matt Mackenzie, Crispian Lynch.