Class Actions Landscape Australia
Welcome to our regular series of insights into the rapidly evolving Australian class action landscape, brought to you by the nation's leading class action experts at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Uber appeals unlawful means conspiracy, threshold requirements, the meaning of ‘claims’ in s 33C and whether service on foreign Uber entities should be set aside Read more
What is the duty of solicitors to notify Court of competing (or potentially competing) class actions, and should the resolution of multiplicity issues... Read more
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Approval of settlement, legal costs, and exploring whether the Court has the power to make a ‘common fund’ or ‘expense sharing’ order at settlement. Read more
Settlement, applicants’ legal costs and reimbursement payments approved in the VW ‘Dieselgate’ class action. But can and should the Court make a ‘comm... Read more
As you delve through the cases and information in the latest edition of the CALA Report, it is useful to understand the broader context that surrounds... Read more
The Justice Legislation Miscellaneous Amendments Bill 2019 (Vic) is currently before the Victorian Parliament. Read more
Settlement approval – Funding equalisation mechanism – Power to make common fund orders at settlement approval under s 33V – Desirability of making co... Read more
Regulatory proceeding commenced by ASIC – Six week trial due to commence on 9 June 2020 – Related class action to be heard sequentially, with trial sc... Read more
Shareholder class action – Settlement approval – Approval of legal costs and applicant’s reimbursement payment – Whether appropriate to make an order ... Read more
On 17 April 2020, the High Court granted special leave to appeal from the decision of the Court of Appeal in regards to carriage of the AMP shareholde... Read more
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