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Industry super fund Cbus claims $1b lift from banking royal commission 11 Nov 2018

Cbus chairman Steve Bracks says the industry super fund has had $1 billion in extra inflows... Read more

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

Government fund needed for class actions 27 Feb 2017

A government-backed fund is needed to ensure access to justice for cases where litigation funders and... Read more

Whistleblowers are left exposed by the law 26 Oct 2018

The biggest employment scandal this country has ever seen – the rampant underpayment of 7-Eleven employees... Read more

Super funds eye class actions amid concerns over corporate behaviour 7 Nov 2017

Super funds are increasingly eyeing class actions as a way to hold companies to account for... Read more

Time for laws to protect whistleblowers in Australia 8 Nov 2016

America's successful whistleblower laws should be introduced in Australia – even if the multimillion-dollar bounties paid... Read more

Whistleblower law reform needed in Australia 9 Nov 2016

Laws in Australia that prevent whistleblowers speaking out or leave whistleblowers open to retaliation from the... Read more

UniSuper criticises class action funders over fees 25 Aug 2015

One of Australia's largest institutional investors, the $50.3 billion industry superannuation fund UniSuper, has strongly criticised... Read more

New kids on class action block 'carry risk' 21 Aug 2015

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Judges say watchdogs and class action lawyers could unite forces 2 Sep 2015

Corporate watchdogs and class action lawyers could work much more closely together, say senior judges and... Read more