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Class actions update – November 2014

Australia, USA - November 6 2014 Since the release of the June update, the Productivity Commission has continued to receive submissions in response to its draft report on access to…

Ante Golem, Damian Grave, Jason Betts, Sue Nicholas, Vanessa Moore.

Class actions update - January 2014

Australia, European Union, United Kingdom, USA - January 20 2014 On 16 September 2013, the Productivity Commission released an issues paper in relation to its inquiry into Australia's system of civil dispute…

Anna Gordon, Ante Golem, Damian Grave, Jason Betts, Ken Adams.

Australian Federal Government eases continuous disclosure rules

Australia - May 26 2020 Yesterday, the Australian Federal Government modified the continuous disclosure provisions of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Corporations Act) in…

Jason Betts, Mark Smyth.

The end of common fund orders?

Australia - December 11 2019 On 4 December 2019, the High Court of Australia in BMW Australia Ltd v Brewster & Anor and Westpac Banking Corporation & Anor v Lenthall & Ors 1 held…

Alan Mitchell, Ante Golem, Cameron Hanson, Claire Jago, Damian Grave, Gregg Rowan, Helen Mould, Jacqueline Wootton, James Page, Jason Betts, Leah Watterson, Peter Butler, Peter Holloway, Ruth Overington.

Australian Federal Government seeks to permanently ease continuous disclosure rules

Australia - February 19 2021 On 17 February 2021, the Australian Federal Government proposed new laws which, if enacted, will make permanent the temporary relief from liability…

Brock Gunthorpe, Quentin Digby.