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AMP class action: NSW Supreme Court provides guidance on factors to be considered in ‘beauty parades’

Australia - May 24 2019 The ‘race to the registry’ in competing class actions has become a common phenomenon in the shareholder space. The response of the Courts has been to...

Catherine Oldenburg, Camryn Cooper.

Ten predictions for class actions in 2019

Australia - May 7 2019 2019 is shaping up as a watershed year for class actions. With royal commissions, the release of the ALRC report and its proposals for law reform...

US courts link glyphosate use with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma: what are the implications for Australia?

USA, Australia - May 2 2019 The alleged health and environmental risks associated with the use of glyphosate, a chemical used widely for agricultural weed-control in Australia...

Christine Covington.

Courts confirm common fund orders - but will they decline anyway?

Australia - March 8 2019 The New South Wales Court of Appeal and the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia have simultaneously delivered decisions confirming the...

Brad Woodhouse, Alex Murphy, Daniel Argyris.

“Common fund” litigation funding model approved by the Full Federal Court - with strings attached

Australia - October 28 2016 On 26 October 2016, the Full Court of the Federal Court allowed an application for a “common fund order” in a class action for the first time. The...

Katrina Sleiman, Sue Soueid.