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The Last Word on Common Fund Orders?

Australia - December 4 2019 The High Court allowed appeals in BMW Australia Ltd v Brewster and Westpac Banking Corporation v Lenthall 2019 HCA 45 finding that neither s183 of...

Christopher Smith, Joel Harris.

Financial Institutions and D&O International Review - The securities hype: first of its kind, but not the last

Australia - November 11 2019 Australia has had a class action regime since 1992. Despite all of the claims activity in the time since with around 120 actions commenced, no...

Claire Schekeloff.

The Securities Hype: First of its kind, but not the last

Australia - October 25 2019 Australia has had a class action regime since 1992. Despite all of the claims activity in the time since with around 120 actions commenced, no...

Claire Schekeloff.

Regulatory Trends 2019 - Australia

Australia - September 27 2019 Over the past year, we have seen the passage of a significant amount of new legislation requiring businesses to enact new policies, processes and...

Matthew Pokarier, Michael Tooma, Alena Titterton, Jonathan Wyatt, Darryl Smith, John Moran, Jacinta Studdert, Dean Carrigan, Avryl Lattin, Maurice Thompson.

A Race to the Bottom? Traditional funder backed class actions no match for ‘no win, no fee’ proposal

Australia - May 24 2019 Yesterday, the Chief Judge in Equity, her Honour Justice Ward handed down a decision finally ending the skirmish between five law firms who all filed...

Jennifer Lambley, Jenni Priestley.