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Common Fund Orders - When Is A Funder's Commission Too High?

Australia - August 2 2019 In a decision on Wednesday this week, Justice Parker of the NSW Supreme Court refused to approve both a common fund order and the quantum of the...

Jack Power, Victoria James.

Towards a stronger penalty framework for corporate and financial sector misconduct

Australia - February 19 2019 The Treasury Laws Amendment (Strengthening Corporate and Financial Sector Penalties) Bill 2018 was passed by Parliament on 18 February 2019. The Bill...

Amanda Engels, Alexander Morris.

And then there was one. GetSwift and competing class actions in the Federal Court

Australia - May 24 2018 In a decision handed down yesterday, the Federal Court of Australia ordered that two of the three class actions which had been filed against GetSwift...

Alexander Morris, Peta Stevenson.

Taking the leash off white-collar penalties - Senate Economics References Committee report on penalties for corporate and financial misconduct

Australia - March 27 2017 On 23 March 2017, the Senate Economics References Committee released its report titled 'Lifting the fear and suppressing the greed': Penalties for...

Alexander Morris.

Innovation and boundaries: case management in the Federal Court

Australia - March 24 2017 In a recent Full Court decision, the Federal Court has provided guidance on the appropriate boundaries for the case management of largescale, complex...

Amelia Blefari, Alexander Morris, Armen Varvachtian.