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Clyde & Co
The High Court allowed appeals in BMW Australia Ltd v Brewster and Westpac Banking Corporation v Lenthall [2019] HCA 45
Herbert Smith Freehills
On 27 November 2019 the Victorian Government tabled in Parliament the Justice Legislation Miscellaneous Amendments Bill 2019 (Vic) which introduces a new power to permit ...
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links and summaries to recent media releases and cases relating to competition and consumer law.
Clyde & Co
Since 2017 there has been a rapid withdrawal of professional indemnity insurance capacity from the Australian market, both in the construction sector and generally.
Clyde & Co
The largest class action in Australia has been announced, with 40,000 people suing the Australian Government for Per- and poly-fluroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination
Clyde & Co
After the publication of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse's report
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This recent Federal Court Myer class action was the first judgment in a continuous disclosure shareholder class action.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The decision provides guidance as to how companies and directors can protect themselves from shareholder class actions.
Gilchrist Connell
As it was the first judgment in an Australian securities class action, it gave further guidance on a range of elements.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Australian Federal Court has recently handed down judgment in the first securities class action in Australia to reach trial
Jones Day
The competing class actions, particularly in relation to shareholder claims, have increased in Australia due to the incentives in the Australian legal market
Johnson Winter & Slattery
Despite that, the applicant failed to prove loss on the basis of market-based causation and so-called "inflation" of the share price.
Clyde & Co
Australia has had a class action regime since 1992
Johnson Winter & Slattery
We have started to see the Federal Court use its discretionary powers in respect of class actions to order defendants to disclose their insurance policies to plaintiffs.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
It is still unclear whether certain torts are still relevant but we know litigation funding agreements are not illegal in Qld.
Jones Day
This is Jones Day's fifth review of Australian class actions developments. The White Paper reviews the class actions that were commenced and settled in 2018–2019.
Clyde & Co
To date, there has been a relative shortage of privacy litigation being commenced against companies and government agencies, let alone any successful class action determinations through the Courts.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The appeal decision does provide some clarity on how claims in class actions can be aggregated under an insurance policy.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Class actions, often funded by litigation funders, are a recent but thriving part of the employment law landscape.
Kells
Following the Hayne Royal Commission, class actions against banks have increased, for various actions of misconduct.
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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The decision provides guidance as to how companies and directors can protect themselves from shareholder class actions.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links and summaries to recent media releases and cases relating to competition and consumer law.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This recent Federal Court Myer class action was the first judgment in a continuous disclosure shareholder class action.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Australian Federal Court has recently handed down judgment in the first securities class action in Australia to reach trial
Gilchrist Connell
As it was the first judgment in an Australian securities class action, it gave further guidance on a range of elements.
Clyde & Co
Since 2017 there has been a rapid withdrawal of professional indemnity insurance capacity from the Australian market, both in the construction sector and generally.
Johnson Winter & Slattery
Despite that, the applicant failed to prove loss on the basis of market-based causation and so-called "inflation" of the share price.
Jones Day
The competing class actions, particularly in relation to shareholder claims, have increased in Australia due to the incentives in the Australian legal market
Clyde & Co
The largest class action in Australia has been announced, with 40,000 people suing the Australian Government for Per- and poly-fluroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination
Clyde & Co
After the publication of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse's report
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