2017 CORPORATE CONDUCT & CLASS ACTIONS SYMPOSIUM

Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, Fairfax Media (BusinessDay) and Monash University (Monash Business School) presented leading business, academic and legal luminaries to mark the Silver Jubilee – 25 years – of class actions in Australia.

Symposium media

We should worry about corporate wrongs, not class actions: judge 22 Mar 2017

Concerns that there are too many class actions against companies are ill founded, according to Federal... Read more

Class actions: No 'Americanisation' of Australian legal system, says top judge 21 Mar 2017

Respected Federal Court judge Jonathan Beach has dismissed concerns about the "Americanisation" of Australia's class action... Read more

Why are class actions important? 22 Mar 2018

At the Celebrating 25 Years of Class Actions in Australia symposium, sponsored by BusinessDay, Maurice Blackburn... Read more

25 years of Class Actions in Australia 21 Mar 2017

These days we don't give class actions a second thought, but they haven't always been around. Read more

Firms reflect on 25 years of class actions 17 Mar 2017

Since the introduction of the regime in March 1992, class actions have made an indelible impact... Read more

Class actions need digital disruption to ensure access to justice 15 Mar 2017

As "digital disruption" changes the way we consume information, especially news, a top lawyer has called... Read more

Volkswagen, Audi emissions scandal: A driver speaks out 13 Mar 2017

On a spring day in 2015, criminal lawyer Robyn Richardson was driving her Audi A3 down... Read more

ACCC says bigger stick needed for the big end of town 2 Mar 2017

Big companies face penalties linked to the size of their enterprise, in line with regimes in... Read more

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