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Directors & Officers Liability Survey 2022

Global - April 27 2022 As directors and officers continue to be the subject of ever-increasing accountability, the report provides a global view on directors’ and officers’…

Richard Berkahn, Mark Beswetherick, Ian Birdsey, Patrick Boardman, Dean Carrigan, Alec Christie, Laura Cooke, James Cooper, Reece Corbett-Wilkins, Ignacio Figuerol, Chris Holme, Jacques Jacobs, Edward Kirk, Avryl Lattin, Lucinda Lyons, Simon McConnell, David Meheut, John Moran, Rosie Ng, Jane O’Reilly, Daniel Le Roux, Mandip Singh Sagoo, Dr Henning Schaloske, Jacinta Studdert, Mark Sutton, Nicholas Sykes, Alena Titterton, Marc S. Voses, Mun Yeow

Full Federal Court Confirms Availability of ‘Soft’ Class Closure Orders

Australia - March 31 2022 The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has unanimously decided in Parkin v Boral Limited (Class Closure) [2022] FCAFC 47 that it has the…

Ronan Guyomarc’h

First successful application for contingency fees made in Australian shareholder class action

Australia - February 17 2022 On 1 December 2021, the Supreme Court of Victoria approved an application for a group costs order (GCO) in a class action for the first time. Reasons…

Ronan Guyomarc’h, Janette McLennan

Parkin v Boral Limited (Temporary Stay) [2021] FCA 889

Australia - December 21 2021 A series of decisions by Justice Lee in the Federal Court of Australia consider the issues of cost duplication and re-litigation in the context of…

Ronan Guyomarc’h

Supreme Court Denies First Applications for Contingency Fees

Australia - September 17 2021 On 1 July 2020, the Supreme Court Act (Vic) was amended to allow for a group costs order (GCO) in class action proceedings. A group costs order…

Patrick Boardman, Jacques Jacobs, Janette McLennan, John Moran, Nicole Wearne