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Financial Services Litigation in Australia

Australia - March 20 2019 A structured guide to financial services litigation in Australia

Andrew Eastwood, Tania Gray

Commercial litigation: 10 significant developments in Australia in 2016

Australia - December 14 2016 As 2016 winds down and we look towards the New Year, we have reflected on the key takeaways of ten significant commercial litigation developments…

Andrew Eastwood

Commercial litigation: 10 significant developments in Australia in 2015

Australia - December 18 2015 As the year draws to a close we have (as in past years) reflected on some of the most significant commercial litigation developments in 2015. Our…

Andrew Eastwood, Graeme Johnson, Deborah McMahon, Peter Strickland, David Taylor

Margin lender vindicated

Australia - January 27 2011 The Full Court of the Federal Court in Leveraged Equities v Goodridge [2011] FCAFC 31 has reversed the first instance decision of Rares J and in doing so has upheld the conduct of the margin lender, Leveraged Equities Limited (LE), in selling down the securities underlying the margin loan.

Timothy Kane

Case note: Leveraged Equities Limited v Goodridge [2011] FCAFC 3

Australia - January 27 2011 On 18 January 2011, the Full Court of the Federal Court allowed appeals brought by Leveraged Equities Limited (LE) and Macquarie Bank Limited (MBL): Leveraged Equities Limited v Goodridge [2011] FCAFC 3, reversing a decision by Rares J in first instance proceedings brought by Mr Ross Goodridge ([2010] FCA 67).

Timothy Kane