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Federal Parliament Committee releases mammoth report on Litigation Funding and Regulation of the Class Action Industry

Australia - December 22 2020 The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services yesterday released to the public its 450 page report on Litigation funding...

Alexandra Rose, Andrew Morrison, Nicholas Mavrakis, Colin Loveday, Fred Prickett, Ross McInnes.

Class actions in Australia

Australia - December 17 2020 Class actions in Australia have a distinct character....

Blair McEwan, William Atfield, Alexandra Rose, Andrew Morrison.

Ski collision case sheds light on civil liability for "dangerous recreational activity"

Australia - December 10 2020 The Court can identify a "dangerous recreational activity" by taking into account a wide range of physical and psychological factors, as well as...

Danielle Crowe, Nicholas Parker.

Common ground on common fund orders in class actions?

Australia - November 26 2020 The financial viability of class actions remains uncertain as two appellate courts consider path forwards after Brewster and decline to rule out...

William Atfield, James Walker.

No Rest for superannuation trustees on climate change risk

Australia - November 12 2020 Expectations about superannuation trustees' essential obligations when it comes to assessing climate change risk, and the actions expected of those...

Brendan Bateman, Kate Madgwick, Josh Krechman, Vanessa Pallone.