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The Review: Class Actions in Australia 2020/2021

Australia - September 22 2021 In a year of record cases and radical reshaping of the class action litigation industry, we are excited to share with you our annual flagship…

Alexander Morris, Peta Stevenson

Not Now, Maybe Later: Group Costs Orders in Fox v Westpac Banking Corporation; Crawford v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited

Australia - September 17 2021 On Tuesday, 14 September 2021, the Victorian Supreme Court handed down the first decision relating to section 33ZDA of the Supreme Court Act 1986…

Liam Burgess, Katya Shliapnikoff, Matthew Swinn

Out with the old, in with the new: Corporate Plans for ASIC and APRA

Australia - September 3 2021 On 26 August 2021, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) released its: Corporate Plan 2021-25 (ASIC Corporate Plan); and…

Amanda Engels, Jasmine Forde, Domenic Gatto, Alexander Morris, Georgia Sullivan

Total recall: Plaintiff’s case against VW on use of Takata airbags implodes

Australia - June 24 2021 In a significant blow for the class, the Supreme Court of New South Wales has dismissed the plaintiff's claim against Volkswagen (VW) in relation to…

Kione Johnson, Peta Stevenson

Winter is coming: Class action battles surge to new record

Australia - May 24 2021 Setting a new record, at least 60 class actions were filed in Australia between 1 July 2020 and 30 April 2021. With two months to go in the review…

Justin McDonnell, Alexander Morris, Peta Stevenson