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Taking the floor: government proposes to legislate a recovery presumption for funded class action group members

Australia - October 6 2021 On 30 September 2021, the Department of Treasury opened consultation on new laws which, if enacted in their proposed form, will introduce new hurdles…

Brock Gunthorpe, Christine Tran

Class action leaders exchange views on industry and reform trajectories

Australia - July 26 2021 In a webinar panel hosted by the Law Council of Australia and Australian Academy of Law, some of Australia’s leading class actions practitioners…

Brock Gunthorpe, Christine Tran

Class Action Poolside EP13: Perspectives - Key recommendations of the parliamentary joint committee

USA - February 11 2021 In this Episode, Jason Betts, Ruth Overington and Melissa Gladstone-Joyce share their perspectives on key recommendations of the Parliamentary Joint…

Melissa Gladstone-Joyce, Ruth Overington

Why the Worley court action is a landmark case for boards

Australia - January 14 2021 A recent landmark court decision on class actions is being interpreted as a signal to boards and directors that they may successfully defend class…

The changing face of class actions and litigation in Australia

Australia - August 20 2020 With a federal parliamentary inquiry underway into Australia's class action regime in mid-2020 and the regulation of litigation funding, industry…